Job Summary: Maintenance Planner Scheduler & Team Leader is responsible for ensuring that all maintenance activities in a facility are well-planned and executed in a timely and cost-efficient manner. They work closely with other maintenance personnel as well as operations and engineering teams to schedule regular preventive maintenance, and conduct inspections of equipment and systems. Job Description: ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Understand the job well enough to describe what needs to be accomplished, estimate labor hours, tools, and resources needed to complete different work orders. Estimate the time, labor, materials, and resources needed for each work order. Create and schedule preventive and corrective maintenance work orders using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Prepare preventative maintenance plans and schedules that are in sync with the organization’s maintenance goals. Act as the primary liaison person between maintenance and operations. Work closely with maintenance technicians, engineers, operations, and managers to prioritize and assign work orders. Lead communication between maintenance and other internal beneficiaries of maintenance work to ensure that everyone receives timely, efficient, and quality service. Coordinate planned downtimes to reduce mean time between failures and minimize interference with production schedules. Establish job goals for the maintenance workforce. Manage and maintain backlog files of work orders awaiting scheduling in accordance with their priority and requested completion date. Provide immediate insights into potential labor shortages (or excesses). Help with keeping an optimal stock of spare parts and materials. Develops and maintains planner reference systems including a file of Planned Job Packages, i.e., “job plan” for recurring jobs, plus labor and material libraries for each equipment center. Identifies and obtains determinable materials, entering material needs on the work order’s job plan. Determines if critical items are in stock by verifying availability with stores and reserving some. Perform equipment walk-downs. The physical walk-down includes documentation of each equipment asset, location, rigorous collection of nameplate specifications and equipment attributes such as manufacturer, model and serial numbers. Incomplete, out-of-date and inaccurate equipment records are also updated. Track and report the status and performance of maintenance activities using key performance indicators (KPIs). MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other systems and components. Proficient in using CMMS software and other computer applications, such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and Project. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills. Good communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills. Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Associate degree in technical discipline BS in Engineering Preferred Minimum 8 years of experience preferred in maintenance roles. Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional certificate or equivalent preferred Highly organized with great attention to detail and ability to adapt quickly to shifts in priorities and one-off requests. Strong leadership and influencing skills. Must be comfortable working independently with limited direction. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 1-5 PHYSICAL DEMANDS The position may require the ability to meet the physical demands of heavy lifting to carry out the assigned duties. Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as required. WORK ENVIRONMENT Position may require the exposure to various adverse conditions such as, heat, cold, noise, dust, fumes, dirt, and grease, and chemical substance. Position may require the exposure to various adverse conditions such as, heat, cold, noise, dust, fumes, dirt, and grease, and chemical substance. Blue Diamond Growers is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Education: Associates (Required), High School/GED (Required) Other Job Details: Work Shift: Day Pay Type: Salary Hourly Rate (if applicable): N/A Targeted Exempt Salary Range (if applicable): $83,600.00 - $108,400.00 Grow your career. Partner with us. We Are the Almond People! Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor. Introduce yourself to our recruiters and we'll get in touch if there's a role that seems like a good match. About Blue Diamond In 1910 a cooperative of 230 California almond growers formed with the following core values: To build strong relationships among growers and with their customers; To communicate directly and honestly; and To work as a team to realize the best return on their investment. More than a century later, Blue Diamond Growers still adheres to these values at every level of our operation. Our employees are strongly committed to the brand and to each other - the word "family" is often used to describe our culture. Today, Blue Diamond Growers represents more than 3,000 almond growers in California - the state that provides over 80% of the world's supply. We are one of the most recognized food brands in the world, with annual sales exceeding $1billion. We believe in transparency and honest communication. Our work style is team-based, working together to innovate, process, and distribute the best almond products to the world. After more than 100 years, our core values of integrity, partnership, innovation and quality remain strong. Our commitment to excellence has driven Blue Diamond's unprecedented growth, innovation, high quality, and value. You'll find these values at work throughout our company. We strive for a diverse workforce, always aiming for greater levels of inclusion. In addition to a robust benefits package, we offer an employee wellness and fitness program, in which a majority of our workforce currently participates.