• Electrical Maintenance Planner

    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 American division is seeking to add a talented Electrical Maintenance Planner to our team.  The purpose of this role is to plan and schedule maintenance work in the assigned area in the most cost-effective manner, minimizing equipment downtime and adhering to all Aleris policies and state, federal, and local governmental regulations.

    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:
      • Complete description of work to be performed
      • Detailed bill of materials for job
      • Work methods
      • Special equipment needed
      • 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

    • Proven ability in planning, organizing and time management is a must.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
    • Proven technical competence.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

    Preferred 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.

    • Experience as a maintenance planner preferred.
    • Experience in the aluminum industry, especially in a rolling mill environment, is preferred.
    • Experience with a CMMS system 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 the applicants who meet the qualifications and are most closely aligned with the requirements of the position.


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