Ivoclar Vivadent Inc.

Maintenance Planner

Job Location US-NJ-Somerset
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/22/2017 10:35 AM)
Regular Full-Time


We offer an excellent opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Planner to maximize equipment availability and manufacturing reliability through utilizing planned maintenance, including Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) program in coordination with maintenance and manufacturing staffs, providing assistance in equipment service, scheduling maintenance work and maintaining parts inventory.


Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet


Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager or Plant Engineer, plan and coordinate all maintenance work order activities throughout all facilities.

  • Schedule monthly preventive maintenance tasks for equipment and building systems work orders through CMMS programs (Fast Crib, Wasy and SAP).
  • Manage work flow of maintenance work orders including:
    • Creating and assigning work orders
    • Monitoring and expediting work orders
    • Reviewing work orders or completeness and good documentation practice
    • Closing work orders
  • Coordinate with departments to ensure equipment is available for implementing preventive maintenance
  • Maintain good communication with the departments by providing regular work update, including parts availability and ordering lead-time.
  • Manage CMMS and parts inventory system including, but not limited to:
    • Maintain all master data for assets and parts in CMMS software
    • Responsible for processing and coordinating daily work order system
    • Maintenance scheduling/monitor technician work schedules
    • Coordinate and maintain all parts storage locations
    • Maintain minimum spare parts quantities as per system design
    • Manage Purchase Requisitions for inventory replenishment
    • Maintain good business relations with parts and equipment vendors
    • Coordinate all vendor parts pricing with department manager
    • Receiving into inventory putting stock away
    • Creating new labels and entering new Part numbers
    • Can do “Pick Lists” for PM and other scheduled maintenance activities
    • Perform cycle counts as required
    • Provide status reports as required by management
  • Monitor and update the department’s technical library
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the job.
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required including maintenance and repair of equipment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience required.
  • Experience using .computerized maintenance management systems
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in CMMS – SAP program.
  • Must possess experience in inventory management and parts research.
  • Familiarity with maintenance practices, general parts knowledge and procurement procedures.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
  • Detail oriented and organized, with the ability to meet deadlines.


Physical Demands

Occasionally lifts up to 25lbs. Ability to stand, walk, bend, and kneel for extended periods of time. Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to service items as needed.


Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. offers competitive compensation, opportunity for training and advancement, medical and dental benefits, other voluntary benefit options, life and disability insurance, competitive time off program, 401(k) and pension plan, flexible spending accounts, corporate wellness programs, on-site fitness room, and a positive, up-beat work environment!


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