Maintenance Planner

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JO-1806-63618_1552663790


Our Cork based multinational client has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Planner to join their team on a permanent contract.


  • Principle contact and liaison between the maintenance department and operation planning.
  • Review all planned work requests from assigned areas and determine validity and accuracy of information and engage the appropriate resources to set a preliminary priority.
  • Reviews work request for accuracy and clarity
  • Identifies work requiring engineering design and reviews them with engineering.
  • Escalates issues to the Site Maintenance Manager for work which does not appear to be valid or costly.
  • Review the work to be performed and determine the best way to accomplish the work.
  • Obtain and organize all information required for the crafts to perform the work
  • Identifies and secures all parts and materials required to complete the work by providing stores a Bill of Material for the work order and any special kitting instructions.
  • Provide job estimates based on craft or skills required, sequence required and number required.
  • Manage the status of work control and backlog for work order submission to work order completion.
  • Develops a preliminary workforce schedule by crew ensuring all skills requirement and resource availability is met.
  • Finalize the Maintenance resource schedule based on agreed plan with production.
  • Manage a backlog of work orders which require major or significant portion of the facility to be shutdown.
  • Continuously improves the job estimate, planning and scheduling by receiving feedback from maintenance supervisors, maintenance leads, production supervisors, engineers and production planners.
  • Keep accurate metrics on the performance of planning and scheduling functions and provide timely reports to the Reliability manager.


  • Third level degree qualified in an engineering or related discipline
  • 5-10 years of experience working within maintenance planning.
  • SAP PM module experience a distinct advantage
  • Adequate craft knowledge and skill to accurately estimate labor hours, material requirement and skills needed to complete a job.
  • Demonstrated ability to visualise and communicate the execution of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to read technical drawings, machine and process drawings. Have the ability to sketch or redline existing drawings.
  • Knowledge and understands the maintenance processes and proper use of the work order system, planning and scheduling and storeroom processes.

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