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Maintenance Planning Coordinator

Company:  Ball Corporation

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Date:  Sep 30, 2021
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  11753

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?


Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.


We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.


Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.


We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



We have an opening for a Maintenance Planning Coordinator for our Pittston, PA location.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Works extensively with the equipment maintenance software for setup, management and reporting of all equipment maintenance activities.
  • Reviews maintenance work orders daily to determine if any work orders from the present shift have been missed or not completed. Notifies responsible personnel of deficiencies.
  • Runs daily preventive maintenance compliance report for noncompliant work orders, sends email to the crew responsible for the work order and appropriate management.
  • Reviews P1 Notification orders and makes the necessary standardization changes to the naming of the notification to simplify future searches.
  • Meets with management to review severity and prioritize P1 Notification orders and makes updates as needed.
  • Add, remove or change work order text to support risk assessment (spreadsheet) and provides information to the EHS manager for review and reassessment for potential risk in preforming the task.
  • Creates new preventive maintenance work orders as needed in JDE which includes creating service types, task instructions, model work orders and PM schedules.
  • Documents work order creations or changes by maintaining the JDE master tracker for preventive maintenance work orders and task instructions printed for use in the plant.
  • Runs M&R Report and reviews cost by equipment for any heavy hitters and identifies potential cost saving opportunities.
  • Creates spreadsheet with required parts for a maintenance day and provides it to storeroom team members to ensure parts will be available 2 weeks prior to the maintenance day and/or contact purchasing to make sure parts are available before maintenance day.
  • Assists in creating SOPs for maintenance.
  • Trains team members how to use JDE equipment maintenance functionality.
  • May assist in establishing, reviewing and monitoring M&R budgets.


What are we looking for?

  • High School Diploma or education equivalent required.
  • Manufacturing/Industrial Maintenance job related experience for 3-year minimum.
  • Experience with Ball Systems including Maintenance software (CMMS) or ERP (JDE, SAP) or equivalent external qualifications.
  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard manufacturing and plant quality techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Ability to learn operating principles and nomenclature of all assigned equipment, products and quality standards.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize, plan, prioritize, pay attention to details and willingly perform other duties/individual assignments as management may direct meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Maintains an awareness of and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • This position is exposed to a manufacturing environment with occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
    • Use of PC, and operating systems, Excel, Word, Power Point in some cases and Email.
    • Maintenance software (CMMS) or ERP (JDE, SAP) experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to learn the JD Edwards system- Maintenance system.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $ 53,500 - 79,500 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


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Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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