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Praxair Technology, Inc.

Maintenance Planner / Scheduler

Praxair Technology, Inc. - Geismar, LA

Employee Type: Full-Time Location: Geismar, LA Job Type: Strategy - Planning, Installation - Maint - Repair, Admin - Clerical Experience: At least 5 year(s) Date Posted: 1/5/2018 DescriptionWe are currently seeking a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler that will be based at our Geismar, LA location. This position will report to the Maintenance Superintendent in Geismar, LA, and will work with the SELA Enclave maintenance team to achieve reliability goals within the region.The basic function of this role is to minimize total cost by maximizing work force capabilities through prioritizing, planning and scoping of maintenance work orders. The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler will co-lead backlog review and prioritization activities along with the designated area Maintenance Superintendent. The Planner/Scheduler will scope work orders to estimate cost, labor, materials, equipment, and special tool requirements to complete the job in a safe and cost-effective manner.This position is expected to produce job plans that allow maintenance crafts to work safely and efficiently at multiple facilities (PRAXAIR Geismar, LA and Valero St Charles, LA sites). In addition, this role will perform the duties of the maintenance scheduler and assist in tracking, reviewing and analyzing KPIs.This position requires a combination of office work and field work. This position occasionally requires accessibility during off-hours and up to 35% travel within the Baton Rouge- New Orleans area. Employee will be required to work in different weather conditions, and must be able to access elevated electrical and mechanical equipment via ladders, scaffolding, man-lifts, and crane baskets.Essential FunctionsDevelop job steps for work to be performed including – resource requirements (crafts and durations), parts and materials, special tools, technical info/sketches/drawings,  safety/environmental requirements, Management of Change (MOC) information and QA/QC needs.Reserve or create purchase orders for necessary components and participate in the bidding process and requisitioning of third party services.Coordinate the review of work backlog with production and maintenance personnel to ensure that all work is appropriately prioritized, planned, scheduled, and executed.Work closely with maintenance superintendent to level workforce requirements across the SELA Enclave.Provide planning support during turnarounds as required.Create and receive requisitions for parts and external maintenance services as required.Provide time, resource and cost estimates for work to be performed. Support the preparation of bid documents as necessary.Order and kit materials for specific jobs.Work with Operations to ensure equipment availability.Coordinate daily and weekly maintenance planning meetings between Maintenance and Operations.Support Preventive Maintenance (PM) program.CMMS (EAM)Ensure the quality of the CMMS data.Periodic review and update of the information contained in the CMMS database.Ensure the quality of the Maintenance Backlog. Responsible for planning backlog.Ensure completed data on work orders is accurate and up to date.Tracking, reviewing and analyzing KPIs to make informed recommendations for performance improvement.Assists in the creation and/or changes of equipment BOMs and EAM Master Data.Grouping notifications together that can be planned and worked as a single order that optimizes utilization of resources.  For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it in to ways to make plants operate cleaner and more productive, food taste better, breathing easier and manufacturing processes more efficient – in short, to make all our lives better.Praxair is a Fortune 300 company with products and technology that serve more than 20 different industries. We’re one of the world’s largest industrial gases businesses and you see our products and services at work every day, often without realizing it.As a growing company, Praxair is always looking for talented, energetic and ambitious people to join our high-performing team of 27,000 employees working in more than 50 countries. If this sounds like a team you wish to be a part of, consider joining our Talent Network.Join the Praxair Talent Network today and stay up to-date on our openings as they continue to become available!What is a Talent Network?Talent Networks enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.Why Join? QualificationsHigh school diploma with preferred relative technical school or college degree. Relative experience will be given strong consideration in lieu of formal education.Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Maintenance Planner in a manufacturing environment. Consideration will be given to candidates with applicable trade experience.Self-starter with a solid work history and excellent references along with the ability to work in a team oriented environment.SkillsStrong organization and people skills.Strong computer and problem solving skills.Strong oral and written communication skills.General knowledge of maintenance work processes.Have a passion driving excellence.Familiar with industrial plant equipment and specifications.General knowledge of maintenance planning tools.Knowledge of maintenance management software – EAM a plus.

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Praxair Technology, Inc.


Maintenance Planner / Scheduler Praxair Technology, Inc. - Geismar, LA, United States


Location: Geismar, LA

Company Profile:
At Praxair, 26,000 employees in 50 countries are working together towards a common goal: making our planet more productive. For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it into ways to make plants operate cleaner and more productively, food taste better, breathing easier and manufacturing processes more efficient -- in short, to make all our lives better.