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Company Name: Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd.
Location: Breslau, ON
Employment Type: Full Time
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Maintenance Planner (NOC 0714) - Job Description

The Role: Reporting to the Plant Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner is responsible for managing the planning function and providing direction to the Maintenance department in the efficient scheduling of repairs and maintenance activities to ensure a productive workforce with minimal downtime while maintaining a safe working environment. The position is also responsible for order planning, budgeting, and working closely with the buyer to manage purchases.


  • English


  • Completion of college program in electrical or control and automation engineering or in another discipline related to building maintenance or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience in building maintenance.
  • Completion of a certified programing project management
  • CMRP designation is preferred


  • 3-5yearsofexperienceworkinginaMaintenancedepartmentorrelevant role
  • 2+yearsofexperienceinComputerizedMaintenanceManagementSystem (CMMS)
  • 1-2yearsutilizingreliabilitytools,suchasRCA,FMA,DMAIC, 5S,FMEA,ECM,andTPM

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Public transportation is not available; Own Vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Tightdeadlines;Workunderpressure;Fast-pacedenvironment;Attentiontodetail

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative;Excellentoralcommunication;Dependability;Excellentwrittencommunication;Reliability; Team player; Accurate

Additional Skills

  • Prepare budget and cost estimates

Business Equipment and Computer Applications Database software; Electronic mail; Spreadsheet; Internet Work Setting

  • Manufacture
  • Meat Packing and slaughter

General Skills and Duties

Specific Skills

Prepare or oversee the preparation of reports and statistics related to areas of responsibility; Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and the included real state; Plan organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects to modify commercial, transportation and recreational facilities and real state; Plan organize and direct administrative services such as signage, cleaning, maintenance, parking, safety inspections and preventive maintenance programs; Hire and oversee training and supervision of staff; Direct the maintenance and repair of an establishment's machinery, equipment and electrical and mechanical systems

Detailed Skills and Duties

  • ManagingPreventativeMaintenanceprogramandgeneratingWOsonaweeklybasis
  • Facilitatingweeklyschedulingmeetingsfordemand,proactive,continuousimprovement, and reactive WOs
  • Analyzingfollow-upcommentsonPreventativeMaintenanceWOsandplanningproactive tasks
  • Fulfilling all health and safety, CFIA, HACCP, and BRC audit requirements; ensuring documents associated are accurate and up to date
  • Developing, adjusting and implementing asset maintenance strategy based on RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance)
  • Overseeing maintenance work; assigning tasks and evaluating completion by inspecting and reporting any issues to Supervisors to communicate to teams and escalating to Maintenance Manager where applicable
  • Hiring,training,mentoring and managing coop student(s)
  • ParticipatinginbiweeklydowntimemeetingsbetweenOperationsandMaintenanceteams, facilitating program changes required to decrease downtime
  • Ensuring equipment certification calibration schedule is in compliance
  • Preparing budget, including providing cost estimates for the project and monitoring costs against budget
  • ManagingprojectinvoicecostscomparedtoCapexprojectsandcomparingscopeofwork actual and expected
  • Adjusting work methods and procedures to meet production schedules using knowledge and capacity of machines, equipment, and personnel
  • Inspectingsitesandbuildingstoscopeandplannewandongoingmaintenancework
  • Liaising with plant stakeholders, responding to all work orders, and determining priority and feasibility of requests
  • Handling all incoming maintenance deliveries, including matching purchase orders and quantities, parts discrepancies, and distribution of orders
  • Identifying,evaluatingandimplementingideastoimprovereliabilityprocessesandsystem performanceusingreliabilitiestools,suchasRootCauseAnalysis,FailureMode&Effects Analysis, DMAIC, 5S, FMEA, and Total Productive Maintenance
  • Performing data analysis to monitor KPIs and identify trends on MTBF, failure rate, reliability,downtime,numberofreactiveWOs,preventiveandpredictivetasksusingExcel pivot tables and Power BI

Coordinating and making sure of the alignment of Maintenance, Facilities, Engineering, and HACCP projects to ensure that all activities are carried out in the expected time, scope, and cost

Manage CMMS (Micromain)

  • Reviewingdailyandweekendworkordersreviewingandbacklogorpendingorders
  • Providing monthly reports on downtime and status on time of submittal of work orders to time of completion (work order compliance)
  • Analyzingandidentifyingtrendsusingdowntimeinformationtoplanexecutionofpreventive maintenance program
  • Working with Inventory Coordinator to endure spare parts lists are up to date for current and new machinery and are stocked
  • MaintainingMicromainworkorders;includinginputofnewrequests,assigning,and closing out of completed work orders
  • Assistingwithoptimizingworkschedulesasplannedandinstructedbymaintenance supervisors

Personal Development

  1. Attend company required training
  2. Remain current with technical knowledge in areas of responsibility
  • Attend regular one on one coaching/update sessions

If you are interested in the Maintenance Planner position and would like to join and grow with Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd., we encourage you to send us a cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@conestogameats.com

We thank all applicants who applied for the position; however, only those shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you.

About Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd.

Our mission is to provide premium pork products to those who desire responsibly raised, healthy, quality pork through our commitment to local farmers, families, and communities worldwide. We are vertically integrated, which allows us to ensure a level of quality and consistency like no other. This means we take ownership in every part of the process, from feeding our hogs from our fields to raising our hogs with care, maintaining excellent health, and transporting them safely from their Ontario farm. Only farmers that consistently meet or exceed Conestoga Meats' stringent standards are approved to produce hogs for Conestoga Meats.

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