Maintenance Planning Specialist

NOTE: There are 3 of these positions available in this department.

Project planning and realization of measures to maintain or improve equipment or system performance (repairs, continuous improvements/ optimizations, & new installations, etc.). Includes multiple conveyor technologies, monitoring/information systems, and all process equpment in the technology Assembly. Design and development of maintenance process, equipment, and systems. Manages maintenance key performance indicators for the department. Generates proposals for the adaptation of IH structures, triggered by changes in the product, process, structure and / or environment (milestone plans, cost estimations (Invest, Budget), technical specifications, request for quotations, and option evaluations). Determines root cause for equipment/system performance gaps and the optimum solutions in regard to costs, quality, ergonomics, technical innovation, and environment. Planning of maintenance measures (repairs, maintenance, fault recertification, alterations, optimizations, component detachments, etc.) from identification through realization to improve equipment reliability and performance. Creates/maintians hazard analyzes or risk assessments for processes, equipment, and systems. Drives necessary changes according the BMW Group standards and Best Practices. Evaluates, coordinates and compiles potential suppliers, call for bids, offer evaluation, technical recommendation, acceptance of the equipment from the suppliers, and handing over to the operations. Delivery and/or updates of Preventative Maintenance plans, documentation (electronic and hard copy), training/work instructions, and spare parts including min/max levels. Development measures and concepts for the further development and stabilization of existing maintenance processes (e.g. development of a future maintenance strategy, development of training contents to deepen the technical and plant knowledge, development and implementation of maintenance specific systems/tools). Ensures all assigned projects are on schedule and at or under approved budget (Assembly variance to budget). Collaborates with internal and external process partners and suppliers. Generates management project status reports as required. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications and experience

  • BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) or the equivalent of
    4 years of professional experience in a manufacturing role AND ALL the following:
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment (automotive
  • 5+ years maintenance experience (preventive maintenance practices,
    shutdown/startup management, mechanical/electrical and controls/software optimization).
  • 5+ years problem solving, data analysis, and continuous improvement.
  • 5+ years MS Office.
  • 5+ years EPLAN, SAP, IPST or similar CMMS systems (preferred).
  • 5+ years written and verbal communication skills.
  • 3+ years of risk management strategy and practices related to plant and
  • 3+ years of quality management methods and practices related to plant
    and equipment related reliability.
  • 3+ years project management in manufacturing.
  • 3+ years technical drawings and specifications.

BMW Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of BMW MC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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