Maintenance Planner in Knoxville, TN at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Maintenance Planner - Knoxville

As a Maintenance Planner, you are responsible for independently prioritizing and planning maintenance work which optimizes technician effectiveness. You will lead analysis of maintenance history (including root cause analysis) and utilizes multiple technical data sources to improve maintenance processes and minimize total cost of ownership. You are also responsible for planning pro-active maintenance for technicians through the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and working with maintenance leaders to develop and oversee processes to ensure operational effectiveness and compliance. You will play a key role in championing plant maintenance initiatives.

What you will do:

  • Prioritizes, plans, and supports maintenance work in collaboration with affected departments; Identify job resources (staff, tools, parts, references, etc.), assemble job plans (instructions, schematics, parts lists, manuals, etc.), coordinate with stakeholders (Production Planning, Engineering, Maintenance team, etc.), and support execution.
  • Leads analysis of maintenance history (including root cause analysis).
  • Advise on and champion continuous process improvement in maintenance operations.
  • Assist with CMMS, inventory control, and purchasing needs as requested or needed.
  • Participate with maintenance personnel, engineers, production personnel, and network representatives to document and improve maintenance tasks and processes.
  • Analyze and report on network and area maintenance performance; Generate maintenance KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators), and track the department’s performance against them.
  • Manages maintenance technical documentation for plant equipment and systems.
  • Serve as a key site contact to Network Maintenance in driving technical improvements.
  • Partner with training coordinator to ensure skills are available to meet current and future state maintenance plans.
  • Supports the daily management system.
  • Responsible for developing spare parts lists, kitting, and rebuild strategies.
  • Comfortably, effectively coaches and trains technically skilled professionals.
  • Support engineering projects.
  • Assist maintenance supervisors and technicians in emergencies.
  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures.


What you must have:

  • 4 years of experience as a maintenance technician in a high-volume, fast-paced, capital-intensive manufacturing environment.
  • 2 years maintenance planning experience preferred.
  • Experienced CMMS user, SAP preferred.
  • Proficient spreadsheet, PowerPoint, email, and database user.
  • Ability to communicate technical information accurately and clearly.
  • Ability to uphold Safety standards, participate in Continuous Process Improvement on the job, and follow our Manufacturing best practices.
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions.
  • Associates degree in relevant field is preferred.
  • Proficient in developing maintenance documentation and standards.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds frequently with mechanical assistance.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to constantly lift, bend, stretch and stand during entire shift.
  • Ability to push/pull up to 1,500 pounds using supplied equipment.
  • Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions.
  • Ability to work in a sedentary light office position with high frequency of keyboarding/computer work required (50% - 75% of the workday).

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.