Maintenance Planner


About this job

  • Branche: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Salinas

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other

About this role

About this role

Brunel is currently searching for a Maintenance Planner for direct hire with our client to support their Salinas, California region.

As a Maintenance Planner you will manage the preventative maintenance program at plant level for all conveyors, crushers and electrical systems within a SQF environment. Your role will be to identify, analyze and review maintenance programs with management along with planning, scheduling and coordinating corrective and preventative maintenance activities.

Job Duties will include:

  • Work with plant management to continuously upgrade PMs, tasks, and equipment tables
  • Plan major equipment outage schedules utilizing MS Project
  • Assist with purchasing function of parts needed to perform repairs and maintenance or major outages
  • Ensure CMMS software data files are complete and current
  • Manage a current back log of needed repairs
  • Develop a weekly schedule and assist the Maintenance Supervisor in determining job priorities
  • In absence of supervisor, you will provide on-site expertise to maintenance staff
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate maintenance crew and/or contractors to perform major equipment outages such as kiln, hydrate, and crushing plant systems
  • Develop cost estimates for major jobs and track actual vs. budgeted spending
  • Develop 1-year and 3-year major equipment outage plans in Excel or MS Project
  • Coordinate availability of manpower, parts, materials, equipment
  • Work with Storeroom to perform material kitting for planned jobs
  • Post daily, weekly and monthly Key Performance Indicators and trends
  • Ensure SQF workplace are in regulatory compliance with Federal FDA – Food Modernization Safety Act (CFR Code of Federal Regulations Title 21, Part 507)
  • Support Environmental Health and Safety, as well as SQF initiatives and awareness programs
  • Be a leader and promoter of employee safety and SQF culture
  • Ensure employees have a clear understanding of expected safety and SQF performance and the required training
  • Ensure proper training programs are implemented for new employees and continued for existing employees
  • Actively participate in audits for regulatory, safety, SQF and environmental compliance at the site



  • 3-5 years of heavy industrial experience in a maintenance role or similar function within a SQF environment
  • Must have previous mechanical and electrical Maintenance experience and knowledge of industrial equipment
  • Knowledge and application in the management of maintenance labor / equipment data and use of the CMMS system is essential
  • Experience in Vendor relationships
  • Experience with maintenance supervisory, planning and scheduling functions
  • Good organization, time management, communication and people skills are a must
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel is required, SAP and MS Project preferred
  • Safety Experience required
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship


  • Some advanced training and/or college coursework directed toward an approved accredited degree preferred



  • Positions comes with a base salary between $80 - $92K based on experience and will include a 10% annual bonus opportunity. Full benefits including medical, dental and vision along with a 401K with employer matching and more.
  • Schedule: Monday- Friday
  • Prefer local candidates, potential relocation package available.

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Our client is a major supplier of lime, limestone and clay products to the North American marketplace, with locations throughout the U.S. and in Canada.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Gabrielle Warner is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Gabrielle Warner
Brunel USA - Salt Lake City

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