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Maintenance Planner

Company: Church & Dwight
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We're a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

The main responsibility of the role is purchasing MRO materials and non-inventory expendable supplies. This role is also responsible for daily planning of all maintenance work to support the production requirements of the Plant. Critical to these roles are the development of a strong relationship with the engineering team, maintenance team, Production Supervisors, Maintenance Supervisor, local contractors and vendors. This role will have a direct impact on our Customers and is an important contributor to the production of a quality end product.

RESPONSIBILITIES: *denotes essential job functions

  • Review requisition orders to ensure accuracy of item specifications.
  • Process approved requisitions, prepare purchase orders and send copies to vendors.
  • Purchasing price research and cost analysis.
  • Monitor the status of requisitions and orders.
  • Verify inventory stock through automated system to validate that restocking is in order.
  • Evaluate inventory reorder points and maximum stock levels are adequate for department usage; interfacing with the engineering department and floor mechanics. Respond to vendor inquiries about clarifying orders, changes in requests, delivery requirements and cancellations.
  • Work with Consignment Contractor to procure high usage/critical parts.
  • Keep in contact with vendors to ensure delivery schedules are being met and to prevent missed deliveries.
  • Resolve problems with vendors to expedite deliveries and to prevent stock outs.
  • Prepare, maintain, and review material master data, info records, and purchasing files.
  • Maintenance parts reporting on spending, turns, and other KPI's. Daily review of outstanding work orders and priorities.
  • Determines feasibility of work orders and receives approval to pursue.
  • Obtains blueprints and/or electrical schematics for review.
  • Organizes all pertinent parts, tooling and verifies equipment availability for all maintenance work requested.
  • Utilizes kitting process to increase effectiveness Estimates maintenance labor hours and materials needed to complete work orders.
  • Prioritizes work to be completed.
  • Prepares requisitions and allocates material to work orders.
  • Coordinate with the Maintenance and Production Supervisors on a continuous basis to ensure that the scheduled work is being completed and documented on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for all preventative and predictive maintenance planning.
  • Work Order development and tracking.
  • Predictive Maintenance program development and implementation.
  • Contractor management.
  • Maintenance Reporting (Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, & Annually).
  • Assist the Engineering Group on engineering studies and projects.
  • Work with Engineering & Maintenance Staff / Plant Staff to set and meet Plant goals and objectives
  • Recommend new projects and cost reductions.
  • Participate in the reduction of plant equipment downtime and plan corrective actions.
  • Participate in team meetings with hourly and salaried personnel.
  • Become a resource for hourly and salaried teams.

    Applies to Colonial Heights facility.

    All Colonial Heights Employees

    Corporate R&D

    Corporate Engineering

    Corporate Quality Control Personnel

    Corporate SHEA




    Regulatory Inspectors (FDA, OSHA, DEQ Va.)

    Chesterfield County Government officials


    • Bachelors Degree is preferred but not required
    • Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing environment performing maintenance planning activities and/or maintenance & engineering experience.EXPERIENCE: MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

      • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
      • Ability to work with all level of employees, departments, customers, and suppliers to accomplish objectives.
      • Must have some experience in making presentations to large and small groups.
      • Must demonstrate effective written communication skills.#piq

        Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

        For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

Keywords: Church & Dwight, Richmond , Maintenance Planner, Professions , Petersburg, Virginia

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