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Maintenance Planner

Hopewell, VA 23860, USA Req #444
Friday, December 2, 2022

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

Position Summary: The Maintenance Planner is responsible for planning and scheduling all maintenance activities for an assigned area within the facilities. This is a fast-paced position that must thrive in a dynamic team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Estimate and initiate work orders both mechanical and E/I; prepare, forecast, and explain cost variance for outage work

· Procure equipment and materials and outside services with focus on fixed price packages

· Held accountable for managing repairs, purchases, invoices, and receipts for outage work

· Responsibility for kitting outage work

· Review backlog outage maintenance notifications in SAP and progress P4 work orders ahead of outage

· Develop and maintain mechanical maintenance documentation and make updates as needed

· Bill materials as required for outages

· Develop and update job plans for specific repairs and pieces of equipment

· Audit and retain shop papers and job history forms for mechanical maintenance

· Communicate with Area Coordinators / Mechanical FLS (First Line Supervisors) on daily activities and work priorities

· Accountable for administrative oversight of Contractors (including nested contractors)

· Other duties as required

Basic Qualifications:

· High school diploma or GED and 5+ years of experience in an industrial manufacturing environment OR Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Strong leadership skills

· Experience in use of IT tools to forecast and monitor key outage metrics, e.g., work hours and task progression

· Experience in Primavera preferred (planning/scheduling program)

· Project management experience preferred

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization

· Demonstrated ability to incorporate safety into foundations of work activities

· Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives

· Demonstrated ability to generate and implement work process improvements

· Able to manage multiple priorities

· Knowledgeable in repair techniques for a broad application of equipment

· Demonstrated ability to coordinate repairs

· Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

· Strong computer skills

· Strong skills in SAP-PM, Microsoft Office, and Production Loss Accounting Tools

· Understanding of Maintenance Excellence Protocols

· Knowledge of repair techniques for a broad application of equipment

· Proficient in Six Sigma tools and Lean Concepts for business process improvement

· Must be highly motivated, self-directed individual with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

Don’t meet every single requirement? At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family SC01 - ISC Non-Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Hopewell, VA 23860, USA