Maintenance Planning Engineer

Maintenance Planning Engineer

An American steel manufacturer is seeking a Maintenance Planning Engineer for one of their mills in the Great Lakes area responsible for assisting with the maintenance and reliability of equipment utilized with our machinery, water systems, and power distribution. This role plays an integral part in efficiently responding to maintenance requests to ensure that the fast pace of steel production is not hindered.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the efficiency of maintenance and longevity of equipment and assets for department.
  • Process all work requests daily.
  • Write work order procedures for work to be performed to include all prints, tools, permits and parts. (This will require out of office investigation for procedural analysis).
  • Provide CAMS personnel copy of work order and required tools and parts before work order is released. (Work order is not released until kitted )
  • Maintain the work order back log
  • Develop PMs that are credible and provide reliability of equipment based on manufacturer data, time based data and breakdown data
  • Maintain the work orders to provide history for each asset.
  • May include sub asset of equipment
  • Ensuring that all equipment has an asset number
  • Assist in the planning of daily work to keep the work force provided with enough work to cover 70% of allotted man hours available per shift
  • Assist in planning and implementing work orders for project or capital improvement work
  • Print work orders for all shift managers for respective shifts when work is to be done, in accordance with the DMP.
  • Maintain and daily update the DMP for all shifts to include weekend and holiday shifts
  • Provide technical assistance at job site as required for specialty jobs.
  • May require actual job assistance depending on job being performed.
  • Housekeeping in responsible areas as required.​


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in maintenance
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Strong working knowledge of water systems, crane maintenance, and power distribution
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willing to work rotating shifts which may include weekends and holidays
Date Posted
Great Lakes
Job Id
Metal Mining & Processing
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