Maintenance Planner

Worcester, MA, US
Mar 21, 2019
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA is looking for a Maintenance Planner to join their team.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Scheduling resources and personnel to ensure all guidelines and policies are adhered to, and provide adequate customer service.
  • Acting as the primary liaison between maintenance and customers.
  • Receiving work orders from requesting departments.
  • Making tactical decisions regarding response time and level of planning based on priority of requested work.
  • Prioritizing various jobs among different customers.
  • Identifying and leading projects to improve maintenance productivity and work quality.
  • Coordinating and monitoring maintenance program performance against metrics.
  • Making decisions about work priority levels, scheduling strategies, cost savings, safety, inventory and vendor performance (where applicable) with minimal supervision from management
  • Supporting other departmental (specifically including, but not limited to Research, Engineering, Validation and Quality) efforts.
  • Providing technical and Computerized Maintenance Management System expertise, including audit, customer, engineering and system support, as requested.
  • Managing stock requirements to ensure adequate supplies for required maintenance and provide technical expertise for stockroom issues, as requested.
  • Coordinating purchasing requirements (Purchase Order Request, Purchase Orders, and Service Entries) to support budgetary requirements, including processing, review, approval, and monitoring of purchase orders and maintenance requirements as related to maintenance services and inventory.

  • Associates Degree with 1-5 years of relevant experience, or• Technical degree with minimum 8-10 years of experience in a craft specific field such as mechanical, electromechanical, or calibration/ predictive maintenance
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Use of Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Technical Experience (Engineering, Maintenance, Instrumentation Service, Calibration, and Metrology, etc.) is preferred
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Possesses planning and organizational skills
  • Familiar with P&ID drawings, loop diagrams, one line schematics, etc.Customer service oriented- works well with internal and external customers

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.