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Maintenance Planner

Company:  Ball Corporation

Waddell, AZ, US, 85355

Date:  Dec 18, 2020
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req. ID:  5221

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.



The Maintenance Planner will report directly to the Plant Engineering Manager


What Will Your Average Week Look Like

  • 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 .
  • Participates and leads Failure Analysis / Root Cause Analysis
  • Recommends new or modified Maintenance Procedures / Processes
  • Leads or participates in Change Management related to spare parts, maintenance procedures, drawing updates
  • Leads or participates in Spare Part substitution approvals or recommendations



What Are We Looking For In An Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Highly skilled in the use of a computer and the standard suite of Office tools. Ability to utilize CADD or other engineering design software
  • Must be prepared to work towards and then maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Ability to work independently within parameters set by management.  Assignments may be self-initiated.  Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong presentation skills.  Contributes to group discussions.
  • Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company.  Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • While the regular working cycle of this position is usually 5 days on (Monday-Friday), this job may include working weekends (Saturday and Sunday), working hours may vary as specified by management.  Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
  • Maintenance software (CMMS) or ERP (JDE, SAP) experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to learn the JD Edwards system- Maintenance system.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer



Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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