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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Maintenance Planner

Develop and communicate maintenance plans, including routine and preventive interventions, related schedules as well as resources, skills, and materials needed to maintain installations/equipment and avoid/minimize disruptions in production. 
Reporting to our Maintenance Asset Manager at our East Hanover, NJ
You will:
        · Liaise with Production Planners to obtain production schedules, identify equipment involved and plan for adequate resources, skills and materials for interventions.
        · Review plans with Maintenance/Production teams to validate accuracy and feasibility, and consolidate these into a master plan.
        · Calculate overall maintenance costs, including labor, material and service provider costs.
        · Collect, organize and update all information required for the maintenance teams to perform interventions e.g. technical drawings, vendor manual, instructions materials, standard and special procedures, etc.
        · Identify deviations and document/communicate them in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
        · Classify, sort and distribute work requests as necessary depending on class, such as emergency, safety, GMP, shutdown required, reliability, engineering, as well as priority status.
        · Administer work orders and related requests such as Bill of Material, special kitting instructions and vendor services (i.e. contract vibration service, rigging service, required license service).
        · Monitor and report on maintenance activities and related costs versus plan(s) and budgets.
        · Maintain and update the status of work control and backlog for work request submissions.
        · Maintain and provide all necessary documents for audit requirements.
        · Support the resolution of key production problems.
        · Participate in lean activities.
        · Work in accordance with all relevant requirements including, but not limited to GMP, OSHA, HACCP, FDA, USDA and internal safety guidelines
        · May perform other tasks as assigned.

Academic Background
        · High School diploma or GED certificate.
Professional experience
        · Overall work experience of  2+ years with mechanical/electrical background in food or chemical related manufacturing environment.
        · Preventive maintenance scheduling experience preferred.
Technical Skills
        · Good knowledge of craft and skill requirements to accurately estimate labor hours, material requirement and skills needed to complete a job.
        · Good knowledge of maintenance, planning and scheduling and storeroom processes.
        · Good computer literacy and knowledge of work order system (SAP highly preferred).
        · Good mathematical skills.
        · Demonstrated project planning and project management skills.
        · Demonstrated ability to read standard machine and process drawings, write and provide simple and accurate instructions.
        · Computer maintenance manager system

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
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Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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