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Maintenance Planner / Scheduler, Anaheim, CA

The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler position is responsible for planning and scheduling all maintenance work including day-to-day activities, one-day outages & major shut downs.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Production Planning on developing the weekly schedule to ensure it is feasible.  Hold weekly planning meetings.
  • Work with Maintenance Buyer to properly manage the Kitting Area for planned work. Lead or participate in RCA Investigations to help improve Safety, Quality or Reliability in the Plant.
  • Work with Project Engineers to ensure all changes are made to the Maintenance Strategy and CMMS System prior to implementation of projects.
  • Schedule and manage contractors for maintenance work or upgrades that fall under his/her responsibility.  Ensure all contractors are up to date with the company’s GMP and Safety Training.
  • Work with Maintenance Leaders and Technicians to develop the Maintenance Strategy for all assets.  This includes using Reliability-Centered Maintenance and Maintenance Excellence strategies to create:
      • Contractor-Based Inspections
      • Repetitive Work Orders
      • Planned Job Packages
      • PM’s – Inspection, Predictive and Lubrication;


  • Train Maintenance Associates as needed on all aspects of the CMMS System and keep records for all permits and certifications for all equipment, utilities, and calibration records. 




  • High school education or equivalent required.  Preferred: Two years college or equivalent work experience
  • Experience as a maintenance planner or coordinator.
  • Experience in food facility is preferred.
  • Prior experience in maintenance is required.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Excellence and Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) a plus.
  • Experience with regulatory requirements necessary.



We value:

  • Demonstrate good decision making abilities under pressure, problem solving, organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Planning
  • Working Knowledge of Production Equipment


 We offer:

  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim