Maintenance Scheduler

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Jul 30, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


The ideal candidate possesses expertise in large-scale project management, maintenance planning and scheduling, reliability-centered maintenance analysis and process implementation, prioritization strategies, CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) application, experience in maintenance optimization principles, as well as an overall understanding of company operational requirements. Teaming with maintenance and other partner organizations, the scheduler creates efficient preventive and corrective work order schedules which focus on required resources (Labor, material, special tools, diagrams, sketches, work procedures, regulatory procedures permits, etc.) so work can efficiently and effectively be executed.


  • Coordinates with Operations (Production) and other organizational entities to determine and identify assets or system availabilities that align with maintenance required activities.
  • Schedule work by asset criticality and priority ranking. Work with operations for the asset or system availability.
  • Ensure that the backlog planned maintenance work (Preventive Maintenance, Predictive, Calibrations, Corrective) in CMMS are scheduled. This will include both short and long-term schedules.
  • Assign planned maintenance activities to ensure balanced and adequate workload assignments are scheduled to optimize manpower resources.
  • Schedule with the consideration of monthly maintenance spends to achieve Plan and achieve forecast accuracy targets.
  • Synchronize scheduling of multi-craft job assignments.
  • Coordinate work schedules to prevent execution conflicts between assets and maintenance resources.
  • Develop integrated maintenance schedules and implement fundamental reliability & maintenance optimization principles in the scheduling process.
  • Schedule work with adherence to all safety requirements/regulations.
  • The schedule must be in adherence to all local, state, and federal regulatory requirements and shall comply with all company and customer procedures and policies.
  • Allocate work with specific timetables for execution in a weekly work schedule.
  • Publish weekly work schedule to all key stakeholders by the craftsperson.
  • Monitor adherence to schedule.
  • Coach maintenance mechanics on recording activities of task completion in the work order system.
  • Coach maintenance team on all relevant issues concerning maintenance work performed and task completion.
  • Contribute to the company body of knowledge with the publication or assigned projects.

Demonstrated Proficiency in:

  • Various Email and Communication Software.
  • MS Office.
  • Microsoft Project, Primavera, or similar tool.
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System).


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related discipline with 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong instructional and leadership capabilities.
  • Exceptional in planning and organizational skills
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining organization and accuracy to detail.
  • Demonstrated personal integrity, courtesy, work flexibility.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Knowledge in related pharma CFRs.
  • Knowledge of plant industrial equipment and systems.
  • An excellent understanding of preventive and predictive maintenance techniques.
  • Proficiency with various software systems related to maintenance planning and scheduling along.
  • Ability to train and coach others in the use of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling techniques and associated tools.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals including groups or teams.


  • Must be able to work occasional overtime, weekends, and holidays.
  • Occasional, but infrequent, travel may be required for training or other business needs.
  • The work environment includes office areas, access-controlled areas, production areas including clean rooms, warehouse, interstitial, utility, outside grounds, and rooftop areas.
  • Work Shift: 1st shift (8 Hr. Days, Monday thru Friday)

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: August 2nd, 2021
  • Relocation Package: No
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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