Maintenance Planner

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Our client, a global biopharmaceutical company located in Tipperary, is looking for a Maintenance Planner to join their team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for effectively planning and assisting in scheduling maintenance work to enable effective and timely execution. The incumbent will also be responsible for mapping out repair plans in a standard work format.


  • Assist in the development, implementation and day to day operation of the site Maintenance system.
  • In conjunction with the Maintenance Manager & Scheduler, coordinate the Work Scheduling process to ensure site specific targets on maintenance backlog management are achieved.
  • Plan PM & CM work orders by visiting job sites, booking/ordering materials, writing task lists, performing risk assessments etc. working closely with contract providers to plan work requests.
  • Continue to develop the PPM (Planned and Predictive Maintenance) system including writing job plans and assigning maintenance frequencies.
  • Liaise with the Reliability Engineer on implementation of the PdM program.
  • Operation and execution of the PPM Change Control System.
  • Review incoming work requests to ensure data accuracy, correct work type and to manage CM (Corrective Maintenance) Backlogs.
  • Plan, estimate, and assist in the coordination all aspects of maintenance and project activities associated with the Maintenance Shutdowns.
  • Support the development of the equipment annual review and support the team in the development of periodic OOT trend report.
  • Support the implementation maintenance best practice methodologies/technologies including LSS processes e.g. creation of standard work for routine maintenance activities.
  • Liaise with Reliability Engineers on criticality assessments in developing new maintenance strategies/plans for new assets.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Trade qualification and or a 3rd level qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in maintenance, preferably in a manufacturing GMP environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of CMMS systems is essential, ideally SAP & Procal.
  • Experience of managing vendors and contractors.
  • Good understanding of World Class Maintenance practices and expectations.
  • Knowledge of maintenance systems and work practices for both electrical and mechanical crafts.
  • Knowledge of predictive and condition-monitoring maintenance techniques and their applications.

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