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Maintenance Planner

Job Summary

The Maintenance Planner assists with the logistics of maintenance for the assigned plant, including the planning and completion of all maintenance work with other departments.


  • Ensure required parts for the repairs and installations of equipment are available when needed; manage spare parts
  • Responsible for machinery reliability improvement and engineering
  • Maintain preventive maintenance files, data, work orders, equipment history, work schedules and prepare related reports
  • Assist with maintenance planning, daily and yearly outages and predictive maintenance
  • Assist in the development of equipment inspection procedures and routes
  • Notify Maintenance Manager of any discrepancies, problems, lack of parts, equipment or supplies that may cause delays in department work assignments
  • Track maintenance costs and assist Maintenance Manager with the development of the maintenance budget
  • Interact with contractors on special projects and daily maintenance projects; review contractor timesheets
  • Comply/enforce all governmental requirements, rules and regulations as well as company policies and plant work rules
  • Contribute to plant capital projects
  • Plan, coordinate, and schedule work required
  • Supervise contractors and orders materials to ensure efficiency and success
  • Assist with capital budget and maintenance projects
  • Provide guidance to the mechanical maintenance personnel in the repair, maintenance and installation functions


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in the maintenance or planning departments of a large industrial manufacturer
  • Excellent coordination, organization, communication and problem-solving skills; high attention to detail
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics
  • Able to provide leadership and direction to the plant personnel
  • Able to work efficiently both independently and as part of a team


  • Cement manufacturing experience
  • SAP experience


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.


Maintenance Planner

Job Req ID:  2961
Job Type:  Salaried

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