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Outage Planner - Ironmaking in Ecorse, MI at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maintains key process measures and reports on performance, including, at a minimum:
Total Backlog
Ready Backlog
Schedule Compliance
PM Compliance
Condition Monitoring/PdM Compliance
Notifies management team of shortcomings
Resource Utilization
Proactive to Reactive Ratio
Planned to Unplanned Ratio


Drives the scheduling process for all planned work 
Coordinates priority setting with the management team, ensuring input of operations personnel in setting priorities.
Acts as liaison among production scheduling, operations, maintenance, engineering planning, and contractors related to development of the weekly maintenance work schedule.
Owns the scheduling meetings; ensures specific agenda is followed and mandatory attendees participate in scheduling meeting.
Acknowledges priorities when developing the weekly and outage maintenance schedules
Develops weekly maintenance schedule based on outcomes from the weekly scheduling meeting 
Ensures the highest possible resource utilization in developing the weekly work schedule
Develops and publishes the weekly work schedule 
Ensures that work orders are printed and delivered to skilled trades/supervision in conjunction with the weekly work schedule
Drives shutdown/outage planning and schedule
Coordinates the development of, and ensures compliance with shutdown/outage process that includes cutoff dates for key process deliverables included in the following phases:

Readiness Check
Review and Improvement

Publishes and communicates the shutdown/outage schedule
Oversees and ensures proper communication of expectations to contractor and other outside resources involved in the execution of the shutdown/outage If designated Outage Manager
Oversees communications throughout the day during the execution of the outage
Ensures compliance with the work order process by outside resources during the performance of the shutdown/outage 
Drives continuous improvement
Continually strives to increase conditions that support wrench time of the skilled trades personnel
Looks for sources of waste in the maintenance process that can be addressed through improvements to the work execution management process
Develops annual improvement plan for process and drives improvements
Participates with Reliability group on implrovement projects, particularly when they are related to the proactive maintenance plan (CBM and PM)

Committed to safety and teamwork
Self-directed and self-motivated; work towards specific goals and objectives with limited daily oversight
Ability to effectively and efficiently:
Learn and apply maintenance best practices
Organize and plan tasks 
Communicate clearly and effectively with skilled trades personnel, vendors, OEM suppliers, management 
Perform some level of cost analysis, and work within a structured budget
Develop and deliver clear and concise presentations


Computer skills: 
Spreadsheet and Word Processing (Excel, Word)
Project Management Software (MS Project, Primavera, etc.)

Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude
Associates or 2 year technical school degree/certification preferred
Minimum 5 years skilled trades work experience
Supervisory experience
CMMS experience
Or equivalent combination of education and experience