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Posted June 24th

Maintenance Planner - Processing

West Jordan, Utah

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Danone North America


Production and Manufacturing

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Posted June 24th

Maintenance Planner - Processing

West Jordan, Utah







At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people's lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic . And as the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.

With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including flexible (unlimited) time off and up to 26 weeks paid parental leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.

Danone North America is looking for a Maintenance Planner - Processing in West Jordan, Utah.

Position Summary

The Maintenance Planner supports a line, value stream team, or technology group. The Maintenance Planner is directly responsible for progressive maintenance pillar activities and support of mechanics within a business unit. This role requires a dual tactical and strategic focus. The candidate will be able to support the team's immediate needs while making the necessary adjustments to PM's, parts, and tools. The Planners support execution of Daily Direction Setting priorities, development and improvement of PMs, ensures sufficiency of spare part inventory, and manages KPI. In addition, the Maintenance Planner is responsible for developing planned maintenance strategies that support safety, people engagement, quality, cost, reliability and continuous improvement initiatives. The Maintenance Planner will be supporting the Processing Department.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Continuously monitor PM performance with Maintenance Manager to ensure preventative maintenance tasks are effective and completed
  • Assist parts room clerk with pre-kitting and staging parts for work orders
  • Ensure all equipment/machinery is entered into MVP
  • Create and maintain machine bill of materials
  • Provide weekly/monthly work order cost analysis report to Maintenance Manager
  • Develop, implement and execute Predictive/Preventive maintenance procedures and plans
  • Manage maintenance costs through efficient use of resources, while staying within monthly, quarterly and annual operating budget
  • Apply reliability methodologies to drive enhanced asset performance
  • Monitor equipment performance, investigate asset failures, analyze data, and develop and execute action plans to improve asset reliability
  • Analyze, identify, recommend, and implement solutions for reducing production downtime, and non-value added activities
  • Identify and implement productivity enhancement opportunities
  • Lead and facilitate RCA/BDE Root Causes Analysis/ Break Down Elimination), and assist in the development of the capitol plan for cost reduction-related projects to support business objectives
  • Duties may include supervising mechanics
  • Follow all safety rules, plant rules, GMP, and code of ethics
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience; Prior planner experience required or equivalent combination of education that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required is acceptable
  • Engineering Degree from 4 - year college or University, preferred
  • SMRP Certification, preferred

  • Prior experience working with a CMMS system like MVP, preferred.
  • Experience with asset care strategies based on industry best practices and site and industry failure data
  • Experience with maintenance cost and production loss data to identify performance gaps
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Ability to think quickly on their feet, especially in emergency situations
  • Strong computer skills, including the ability to maneuver through software systems including MVP, Excel, SAP, Kronos etc.,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent root cause and corrective action problem solving experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, schedules, ingredients, recipes, safety procedures, emergency procedures, chemicals labels, graphs, charts, reports, and computer monitors
  • Ability to effectively communicate specific information using verbal and simple hand signals to team members, leads, customers, supervisors, and state officials in a noisy environment
  • Ability to conduct meetings with team members, supervisors, and state officials
  • Ability to troubleshoot multiple problems that arise
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to work with others, including subordinates and supervisors, to complete regulatory duties
  • Ability to multi-task and time-manage themselves
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to strategically think in terms of process improvement

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit .

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.#LI-NORAM
West Jordan, Utah