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Maintenance Planner

Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt

 

 

Position Summary:

Promote safety, quality and reliability in all activities conducted by the maintenance team. Improve workforce productivity and work quality by eliminating - in advance - potential delays and obstacles through proper planning and coordination of labor, parts and materials. Responsible for the planning and scheduling of all maintenance work performed in all facility areas. Maintain appropriate records and files to permit the meaningful analysis and reporting of results for work done. Meet production deadlines, maintain cost control goals, complete daily duties and other duties assigned. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Receive, review and screen all work order requests to ensure their work scope is clearly described.
  • Check orders to ensure the priority is realistic and provide practical lead time, cost and other coding for accuracy. Check authorization of order is correct and approved.
  • Create work orders for approved requests. Refer questioned work order requests to the Maintenance Manager for approval.
  • Obtain blueprints, drawings, instructional manuals and special procedures, as needed, to clarify the intent of work orders.
  • Examine unplanned work orders and determine the best way to accomplish the work. Consult with the Maintenance Manager for approval.
  • Partners with purchasing clerk to ensure the timely delivery of parts and equipment.
  • Identify and obtain necessary materials required to complete work orders.
  • Ensure safety needs are given a top priority in work planning.
  • Identify the sequence of steps required to fulfill each work order, the number of mechanics and required labor hours for each step. List special tools and/or equipment needed.
  • Estimate cost for each work order in terms of direct labor, materials required and total costs.
  • Assign delay codes to backlogged work orders awaiting scheduling and unplanned work orders, as necessary.
  • Avoid waste and misuse of product and materials.
  • Use reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • 3 years of maintenance management experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work based on changing and challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • Communicate effectively with associates, staff and senior management.
  • Ability to respond effectively to changing demands.
  • Ability to diagnose situations and make good judgments in a timely manner.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Engineering degree in Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

 

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: West


 

Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.

 

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  NV || Henderson || 1775 Executive Airport Drive || 89052 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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