Maintenance Planner

Aurora Cannabis - Edmonton, AB (5 months ago)

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Reporting to the Facility Maintenance Manager, this Maintenance Planner role will work closely with our facility to gather requirements and produce production and manufacturing schedules to support our operations. This role will appeal to an outstanding problem solver who excels at creating complex modelling and thrives in a collaborative environment.

Permit advanced determination of labor resources needed and time required to complete each job, which aids the maintenance supervisor in measuring the performance of his/her personnel
Allow elimination of delays due to waiting for information, materials, equipment, other skills, tool, etc.
Provide the cooperation necessary in connection with each job to do work as prescribed by operations
Provide a central source of information concerning maintenance work, equipment, and equipment repair
Provide special tool and equipment requirements
Permit advance determination of the number of labor resources needed in a given area or location
Reduce the number of job interruptions once work is started
Establish job goals for the work force
Apply specialized ability to the planning and scheduling of shutdowns
Optimize manufacturing schedules, including coordination of work orders and assumed time frames to ensure sufficient product availability within several distinct markets
Communicate expected availability and real-time delays to stakeholders while providing mitigation recommendations and shifts
Provide financial insight and assist General Managers with managing daily, weekly, monthly and annual production based on sales volumes and ensure we are in line with machine capacities, materials and manpower availability
Define and determine trends, proceed with all required planning analysis to identify any issue
Consult with functional teams such as supply planning, sales, production planning and procurement to obtain relevant data and insights on demand
Responsible for performing cost/benefit analysis in support of proposed process improvements and developing recommendations to maximize operational efficiency and effectiveness

Knowledge of a CMMS such as SAP or Maximo
Broad knowledge and excellent understanding of a range of business intelligence concepts and common business functions and practices, including but not limited to maintenance management, inventory management, customer service, records management, policies and procedures, etc.
Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities and requirements
Self-motivated and customer focused
Experience working with ERP software
Excellent communication skills
Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and collaborate on projects
Ability to think strategically, problem solve and make quick decisions
Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel (advanced skills)
Proficiency in database setup and management (Access)
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Time management and follow-up skills; highly organized and detail oriented
Effective team player and leader; approachable and supportive
Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations

Minimum of 4 years’ experience planning in a manufacturing environment
Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business or related discipline is considered an asset
Experience working in a manufacturing environment is considered an asset

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.