Planner, Maintenance-III

Relocation Available
Position Type
Full Time

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


Our North America (NA) division is seeking to add a talented Quality Technical Advisor in our Casting department. The purpose of this role is to provide advice and support to departmental staff in solving production, inspection and quality processes within the policies and guidelines established by Aleris and government regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities Include

  • Comply with all Aleris safety requirements, policies and regulatory statutes.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance work in accordance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Working with the area Technical Advisor to develop and maintain effective Preventive Maintenance (PM) programs for all equipment in area of accountability.
  • Maintain and review equipment performance history to identify opportunities for improved reliability or cost improvement.
  • Provide job planning and scheduling services for area of accountability, including, but not limited to:
  • Provide job planning and scheduling services for area of accountability, including, but not limited to:

(a) Complete description of work to be performed,

(b) Detailed bill of materials for job,

(c) Work methods,

(d) Special equipment needed,

(e) Blueprints and/or other special information needed.

  • Working with the area staff, help develop and distribute weekly maintenance schedules and coordinate work between production and maintenance.
  • Maintain and update maintenance equipment records, including parts lists, storeroom set-ups, and other files as needed.
  • Encourage active involvement of bargaining unit personnel in planned, proactive maintenance activities.
  • Process in-house repairable items in a timely and cost-effective manner.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in engineering related discipline preferred. In exceptional circumstances, industrial experience as a maintenance planner can substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Experience as a maintenance planner preferred.
  • Experience in the aluminum industry, especially in a rolling mill environment, is preferred.

Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who meet the qualifications and are most closely aligned with requirements of the position.


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