Maintenance Planner

FLSA Classification:

Non-Exempt ☒ Exempt ☐

Grade : 16

Job Summary: Reporting to Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner is responsible for planning maintenance activities, scheduling recurring PM tasks, generating purchase requisitions, materials procurement, and contractor management.


  • Organize and schedule routine frequency PMs and other activities in cooperation with affected departments.
  • Assist in planning shutdown activities.
  • Develop and provide work scope and details as required on a per task basis.
  • Initiate safe work instructions, and revise instructions as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with EHS on permit-required maintenance activities to ensure compliance.
  • Generate and process materials, tools, components, contractor service, and vendor-managed inventory purchase requisitions.
  • Monitor contractor activities as required.
  • Research component details for appropriate technology improvements.
  • Monitor and check the compressed air system.
  • Assist with maintenance repairs when necessary to cover resource shortage issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with others.
  • Must be team-oriented, able to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong knowledge of maintenance planning, maintenance safety protocols, and maintenance equipment is required.
  • Strong computer skills and understanding of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form; and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a Maintenance Technician or Planner within a manufacturing environment.

Work Environment:

Time will be spent in an office environment primarly using computers, phones, and photocopiers and other office equipment but working on production floor may be needed to accomplish some responsibilities.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time, non-exempt position.
Physical Demands

  • Sitting 70%
  • Lifting 5%
  • Walking 20%

Travel: None

AAP/EEO Statement:

Mobex Global considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,774.10 – $56,330.10 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work setting:

  • In-person

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fruitport, MI 49415: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Maintenance: 2 years (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Job Departments: Maintenance
Job Locations: Fruitport MI Foundry

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