Maintenance Planner/Specialist


Tuscaloosa, AL

Come Build Your Career Under OUR Roof

Job Description:


At GAF, we cover more than just buildings. We cover each other. Under this roof, you will have the tools and resources you need to grow and develop in your career. You will experience our incredible culture and will be empowered to support your teammates, your customers and especially your community. Under this roof, we define the future while leading the present through our deep well of experience and our responsibility to the future to drive improvements and innovation in our products. We are GAF. And under this roof, we protect what matters most.

The Planner provides a safe operating environment by planning and scheduling the installation, maintenance, and repair of machines, tools, equipment and utility systems. The Maintenance Planner works with the Sr. Maintenance Specialist and the Maintenance team in developing the scheduled maintenance programs for the production facility to minimize impact on production. The planner plans for interruptions/short stops during normal machine run-time and develops back-up plans to minimize interruptions for the production facility.

● Receive and investigate all maintenance work order requests.
● Review each work order for scope of work, location, equipment, priority, charge numbers, coding, and authorization. Secures needed blueprints,drawings, safety procedures, etc., for each work order. Consults with other members of the Maintenance Department when their expertise is needed.
● Determines the best way to accomplish each work order and creates a job package showing sequence of steps, number of maintenance and support personnel needed, as well as materials, supplies, tools, and equipment needed. Arranges for the delivery of any needed materials/equipment to the plant.
● Estimates the cost of each work order in terms of labor and materials. Communicates with department managers if any work orders cannot be scheduled within the prescribed priority lead-time.
● Reviews all completed work orders for accuracy, edits and applies correct historical data. Develops multiple reports (Requesters, Craft completions, Work Type (PM, REM, Safety, etc.) based from Maximo/CMMS database input.
● Participate in all planning meetings for down days, shutdowns, and expected shortstops.
● Maintains the backlog file of work orders awaiting scheduling according to their priority limits, with an estimated completion date
● Maintains an up-to-date listing of work orders that could be completed during an unexpected short-stop and year-end shutdown.
● Develops a weekly maintenance work schedule that includes preventive maintenance work.
● Run forecast of next week's labor availability and reviews proposed scheduled assignments with Supervisors prior to locking down schedule.
● Issues and discusses the schedule and quality of work with area supervisors. Once the maintenance schedules have been completed, review them with the area supervisors
● Coordinates the requisition of all predetermined parts, materials, and special tools, and ensures that needed equipment will be available and ready.
● Arranges for any safety procedures such as pre-job inspections and fire watches.

Under This Roof, We Require
• High School Diploma
• 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment

Under This Roof, We Also Value
• Certification from Technical College
• 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment
• Mechanical or Electrical aptitude
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and shop drawings
• Intermediate knowledge of Google Workspace and AODocs
• Knowledge of Maximo preferred General knowledge/skills (Intermediate)
• Ability to manage multiple projects
• Excellent communication skills

● We offer a wide range of health insurance options that include medical, dental and vision for you and your family.
● Our Family-Building benefits support the many different journeys to fertility and parenthood.
● Our robust 401K plan includes an employer match contribution with your pre-tax and / or Roth contributions.
● Other exciting programs and perks are available to help employees achieve work-life balance, including (but not limited to) a wellness program, free financial coaching, referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee’s primary residence.
● Professional growth and development are very important to us! We offer internal training programs and courses, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.
● We put diversity and inclusion into action with our Employee Resource Groups, which unite employees based on common perspectives, identities, demographic factors, or ours of a desire to be an ally.

GAF complies with federal, state, and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and / or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR Services at 833-HR-XPERT.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit). ID:uDnQdo