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Maintenance Planner

Date: Jan 8, 2022

Location: Belview, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia



Maintenance Planner Belview


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 

Based in Belview in South Kilkenny, the role reports to the Engineer & Maintenance Manager. This role is a key interface between maintenance and production functions onsite and will be responsible for developing work plans that ensure safe, compliant, and efficient maintenance in line with GMP standards of the food and nutrition industry. The successful candidate will be part of the maintenance leadership team


Key Responsibilities;

  • Owner of CMMS systems (SAP) for Belview’s Engineering & Maintenance function.
  • Ensure SAP becomes world class PM tool for GII Belview.
  • Scheduling of all planned planned/preventative maintenance in conjunction with resource scheduler/production planner.
  • Ensure correct tools, parts and equipment are present for planned and reactive maintenance – including the creation of Job plans
  • Management of short term contractors coming to site for planned maintenance functions.
  • Responsible for periodic review, analysis & adjustment of PM plans, to reflect historical breakdown data and on-going criticality analysis of all equipment.
  • Ensure key performance indicators are captured and reported for equipment reliability, departmental performance (KPI), planning and scheduled business flow process;
  • Ratio of Corrective Maintenance to Planned Maintenance
  • Completion of PM work as per planned schedule
  • Reliability Analysis
  • Downtime
  • Analyse data and make recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems, provide CBA or comms to support ;
  • Responsible for sanitary maintenance program
  • Adherence to Engineering & Maintenance process flow for request for work, parts, for cost approval
  • Implementing SAP program with existing and new maintenance team members and PS/ Team Lead.
  • Coordinate plant shutdowns to attain all essential schedules, planned work and cost.
  • Establish, maintain and improve the maintenance planning and scheduling business flow process to increase planning effectiveness and efficiency;  
  • Develop cost and time estimate of planned maintenance work;
  • Collaborate with maintenance Manager and Tech leads to schedule manpower and resource for planned maintenance work;
  • Support the closure of Event reports, RCA’s, SIM’s, Leaks and Hygiene ensuring plant is always Audit ready
  • Support proactively all EH&S and Quality procedures and policies


Key Requirements:

  • Trade Qualified and/or 3rd level qualification in Engineering or related Technical Discipline
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • An in-depth understanding of manufacturing operations and equipment.
  • Work to ‘best practice’ techniques such as lean manufacturing, Six Sigma/GPS and drive Continuous Improvement projects
  • Proficient user of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and experience using SAP PM desirable
  • Experience in the Dairy, Food & Beverage or Pharma sector is desirable


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.


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At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.