Maintenance Planner, BP

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Maintenance Planner

Job Snapshot
Location: Decatur
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Chemical
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Strategy – Planning
Education: High School
Experience: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: No
Post Date: 8/9/2012

Contact Information
Contact: BP Refining & Marketing
Ref ID: 36657BR

The Decatur site is on the banks of the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama. The Huntsville/Decatur metro area is a growing community which offers variety and convenience to its residences and has been recognized as a one of the best places to live. The site, which is within the Refining and Marketing segment of BP, contains three product lines including 3 purified terephthalic acid (PTA) Units, 2 Paraxylene (PX) units and a Dimethyl 2, 6 Naphthalene Dicarboxylate (NDC) unit in addition to Waste Water Treatment and Utilities units.

The role of the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is to optimize expenditures and technician productivity through best practice planning methods that support best practice scheduling and ensure safe, reliable plant operation. The Planner works jointly with procurement to obtain an optimized total cost of materials and services, within specification requirements that supports safe work practices and plant safety and operational objectives. The planner is responsible for providing data to support maintenance metrics. The Maintenance Planner will be assigned to a centralized planning group reporting to the Planning/Scheduling Lead. The Planners primary responsibility is to review notifications, create maintenance orders and plan labor and material required to execute the order. Other duties can include scheduling, requisition of materials, maintenance order management and SAP Database maintenance. This requires a working knowledge of SAP and a functional understanding of maintenance craft skills, tools and equipment in the areas of responsibility.

Specific Planner Scheduling Responsibilities:

1. Create and maintain data base of planned ready-to-work MOs to be used in the daily/weekly or mini-outage scheduling processes. This includes reporting accurate resource data to the Planning Lead to support scheduling resource leveling. Coordinate MO prioritization with Maintenance Foreman and Operations Maintenance Coordinator
2. Create and publish weekly and daily schedules
3. Attend daily update meetings with Maintenance Foreman and Maintenance Coordinators to revise/finalize the next day’s or week’s work schedule.

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Requires a minimum of five (5) years chemical or refining experience or equivalent.
Planning/Scheduling experience.
Proficient with use of SAP Plant Maintenance Module, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word programs.

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