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Maximo Planner/Purchasing Agent

Mount Airy, NC - Plant


Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Other duties may be assigned.


Maximo Planning: (60%)

  • Assists the Maintenance Manager in various duties
  • Develops and continuously updates and revises job plans within Maximo
  • Confers/communicates with workorder requesters
  • Determines dates and duration to complete workorders
  • Maintains records of all required maintenance planning and scheduling activities, asset history and program documentation utilizing the Maximo Asset Management system
  • Determines activities required for completion of workorders
  • Estimates labor resources, estimates and reviews workorder bills of materials, non-stock material purchase requisitions and external resources required for completion of workorders
  • Determines and arranges any operational safety requirements for the completion of workorders
  • Works with the maintenance manager to develop, implement and maintain preventive and predictive maintenance programs as appropriate
  • Reviews and prioritizes requests for work scheduling
  • Coordinates and conducts meetings with maintenance teams and production supervisors/team leaders for scheduling planned maintenance activities
  • Works with maintenance supervisors to identify resources required to complete work plans and required maintenance tasks
  • Administration of, including onboarding, revisions, transfers and decommissioning, of plant locations and assets in Maximo Asset Management
  • Coordinates with the Maintenance Manager to develop the maintenance schedule to ensure the most effective use of team resources and timely completion of all pre-planned and corrective work
  • Coordinates with plant representatives to understand their needs and to ensure the work schedule takes account of the downtime windows, where necessary
  • Creates and publishes weekly, in some cases monthly and quarterly, work schedules and makes them available to team members
  • Revises work schedules and plans as needed to accommodate changes in resources, materials, and asset availability


Purchasing: (20%)

  • Runs reorder reports to inspect for accuracy
  • Enters purchase orders for repair and maintenance items
  • Reviews requisitions, consolidates and converts into purchase orders
  • Runs Maximo Asset Management or applicable program and issues purchase orders for indicated items
  • Supplements cycle counts with random visual inspections to assure adequate supplies are on hand
  • Purchases operational supplies other than raw material such as lubricants, strapping, etc.
  • In conjunction with Maintenance and Supply Room employee(s), identifies and purchases maintenance and repair supplies and services
  • Calls vendors for prices and delivery
  • Returns unwanted or defective items and follows up for credit
  • Evaluates safety stock and adjusts as indicated
  • Runs applicable program to audit issues and charges to various departments; corrects or adjusts for monthly close-out
  • Prepares and/or assists in documenting and submitting supplier claims


Accounting (10%)

  • Monitors item accounting codes to assure accurate assignments of charges
  • Assists and coordinates with Accounting Department on invoice and vouchering process
  • Prepares and submits month end accruals
  • Files packing list as needed


Courier (10%)

  • Packs boxes for UPS, courier and/or other pickups
  • Coordinates pickups and deliveries with suppliers


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Employee Benefits

  • Health Care Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Life
  • Company-paid AD&D
  • Company-paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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