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Medtronic Maintenance Planner II -PDBMF Maintenance in North Haven, Connecticut

Maintenance Planner II -PDBMF Maintenance


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 10, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

In Surgical Innovations, we advance minimally invasive surgery to improve outcomes for patients and providers around the globe. From concept to commercialization, we bring meaningful innovation to our robust and growing portfolio of surgical devices and technologies. Through wise investments, thoughtful planning, and world-class partnerships, we help patients get the care​ they ​n​eed from diagnosis to treatment when they need it.

A Day in the Life

The Maintenance Planner works within the Maintenance department. The Planners primary function is to increase productivity and efficiency by planning and scheduling materials and human resources. By managing / scheduling parts, materials, human resources, and equipment assets the planner will improve both the equipment availability to production as well as customer service. The planner will also be the liaison between Production, Engineering and Maintenance; the planner is responsible for planning, scheduling and coordination of all scheduled work performed within PDBMF. The planner is also responsible for maintaining records and files essential to maintenance operations.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains schedules for material requirements and availability for the manufacture of industrial and commercial products to support production control.

  • Compiles records concerning quantity, cost, and type of material received, shipped, in stock or inventory, and/or in production.

  • Expedites flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within or between departments in accordance with production and shipping schedules.

  • Assists in determining possible and actual shortages.

  • May initiate action to correct these deficiencies.

  • Uses knowledge of production, procurement, and engineering departments to alert proper authorities regarding potential problems and appropriate remedial action.

  • Estimates and logs production rate and time expenditures and may be required to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates.

  • Receive all planned work requests to the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) from manufacturing, engineering, and maintenance personnel and record them as backlog work

  • Ensure all project work is accompanied by the appropriate documentation including bill of materials, drawings, specifications, instructions and any other pertinent data required to perform the task

  • Review jobs with supervisor for job approval (manpower, overtime, funding)

  • Review jobs with Lead technicians to ensure their understanding of the scope of work and that they have the required resources

  • Kit parts required for all planned work from Central Stores receiving or stock prior to job and coordinate parts availability with the scheduling of work

  • Order parts from supplied bill of materials for project work and coordinate job scheduling based on their arrival

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience and may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience

  • High school diploma

Nice to Have

Detail oriented, must possess good organizational skills

Ability to follow departmental and safety procedures

Must have excellent computer skills particularly with Microsoft Office and a recognized CMMS

Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, in the English language, and use a telephone extensively

Must be familiar with maintenance practices and procedures

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.