Electrical Planner, Solvay Mill - Syracuse, NY

WestRock - Syracuse, NY3.4

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Electrical Planner, Solvay Mill - Syracuse, NY

53 Industrial Dr.
Syracuse, New York, 13204
United States

The opportunity:
WestRock’s Solvay mill is currently looking for an Electrical Planner to start immediately.

How you will impact WestRock:
Responsible for the overall success of the planning function, including length of time for repair and cost estimate of labor, material and outside services.

Maintain an accurate, up-to-date backlog and status to support the scheduling process.

Visit job sites daily of new maintenance work requests, and as guided by planning priorities.

Write a "planning package" for each planned job providing details for sequence of work, LOTO, permits and prep work required, tools and materials needed for job.

Communicate effectively with coordinators, BUL's, BUS's and Technicians involved in the planned jobs.

Work in a collaborative manner with maintenance and production leadership in response to maintenance work order requests and planning priorities.

Work collaboratively with maintenance, production, procurement, and engineering to aid in obsolescence management and developing improvements.

Maintain accurate records of work orders active and completed.

Work with the storeroom to make sure supplies are available for planned jobs.

Complete requisitions and purchase orders as needed for planned jobs.

Fill out Request for Addition, Revision, Deletion (RARD) forms for inventoried parts.

Maintain accurate Bill of Materials (BOM) and Equipment Parts List (EPL) within JDE, updating as required when replacement parts supersede existing, or to manage obsolescence.

Using input from work orders and Production Maintenance Coordinator (PMC), assist in creating daily/weekly schedules for planned maintenance jobs.

Update equipment and task history files daily in the computer.

Identify opportunities for continuous improvement that yield a more efficient work process.

As needed, supervise outside contractors.

Other duties as required.

What you need to succeed:
High school diploma or GED and 5+ years’ experience as a Maintenance Craftsman or Maintenance Planner.

Experienced and proficient with computer skills. Experience with an automated maintenance management system.

Ability to read detailed equipment drawings, identify part numbers and specifications.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to facilitate meetings and involve maintenance technicians in planning and scheduling process.

Ability to communicate and coordinate activities with managers from multiple departments.

Ability to estimate time and materials needed to accomplish a task.

Dedication to safety. Organized and ability to manage time effectively.

Preferred Job Requirements:
Experience with an asset management system.

ISO experience.

JD Edwards software experience.

What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.


WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.