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Maintenance Planner SG 23/24 Job

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Columbus, MS, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!




PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:

Requisition Summary

Uses proven maintenance planning methods and techniques to maximize system availability, throughput, quality, safety and environmental performance, and reduce equipment time to repair.  Follows all company environmental, safety and health guidelines in planning maintenance work. Schedules day-to-day, downturn and outage activities for facility maintenance teams, orders required parts, requests and coordinates subcontracted service. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring appreciable independent action, originality and ingenuity for successful completion.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Prepares for work to be executed in support of equipment reliability. (Supervisors and/or technicians complete preparations for emergency/break in work.)

  • Working with technical resources as needed, completes job plans with steps/procedures, labor, duration, parts, tools, consumables, drawings, resource documents, safety and environmental considerations, etc. per company standards, for daily work, downturns and outages; equipment modifications; PMs; and Condition Monitoring.
  • Develops master plan for downturns and outages.
  • Reserves stores material required for planned jobs; requisitions non-stock material; reserves needed tools.
  • Manages CMMS use and data, to include 52-week plan, job plans, subcontracted work, work order life and history, job status, closing codes, repair costs, and other CMMS information.
  • Manages PM program and CMMS output of inspection schedules for PM, PdM and lubrication routes.
  • Identifies material, people, and time required to execute work; verifies availability of those resources prior to scheduling work; arranges for appropriate alternatives as needed.
  • Reviews maintenance work order requests for content and clarity; visits job site to understand conditions and requirements; discusses work requests with originator to determine total scope of work and priority; keeps requester apprised as to work order status through completion.
  • Acts as principal contact/liaison between maintenance, production staff, contractors, and impacted departments for planning & scheduling of maintenance work.
  • Facilitates weekly meetings with production and other groups to coordinate and review upcoming maintenance work and schedules.
  • Works with Maintenance Engineering, Reliability Engineering and MRO to ensure that spares are stocked at appropriate levels.
  • Maintains the equipment hierarchy and criticality in CMMS.
  • Updates CMMS and job plan BOMs to reflect changes in materials.
  • Provides Work Execution Management documents and reports such as Work Orders by Type; Work Backlog; PM Compliance; Weekly, Downturn and Outage Schedules; Overdue PMs; Overdue RCA/RCM action items; Overtime; equipment repair history and cost, trouble calls, and internal customer satisfaction
  • Identifies opportunities to improve process, planning or performance through analysis of work order flow, project demands, and expectations.
  • Review utilization and cost data to recommend corrective actions to reduce costs.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial or 3-5 years relevant experience in a Maintenance Manufacturing environment. Required
  • Strong understanding of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Principles. Required
  • Ability to read, draw and interpret drawings and schematics. Desired
  • Ability to think ahead and flexibly make adjustments in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to deliver results within scope of responsibilities
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, facilitation and presentation skills; able to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of management and plant personnel
  • Math, data analysis, and metrics management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement methods and processes
  • Able to use problem solving techniques
  • Strong office management skills (procurement requests, filing, phone skills, financial daily operations)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and CMMS (power user in relevant CMMS preferred)

Additional PACCAR Website Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Internal Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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