Maintenance Planner

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Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   


The Wickliffe Maintenance Planner will be responsible for planning and scheduling all non-emergency maintenance work for the HVAC department. As the planner, this individual will develop job plans for all notifications detailing manpower, task durations, supporting crafts, parts/materials, and equipment. As a scheduler this individual will function as a liaison between internal customers and maintenance to coordinate all planned work.


Essential Job Functions   

  • Evaluate all non-emergency maintenance notifications to create work orders with step-by-step instructions for completing the request.
  • Function as a liaison between Customers and Maintenance to coordinate all planned work.
  • Create a Weekly Schedule and modify daily throughout the week.
  • Work with Operations and Maintenance staff to develop preventative maintenance plans and schedules for all equipment throughout the mechanical testing areas.
  • Responsible for both long- and short-term maintenance planning.
  • Prepare detailed task lists and materials for shut down work.
  • Work with stores to develop and update BOM’s (Bill of Material).
  • Work with the Maintenance data analyst to keep Functional Locations and Equipment info up to date in SAP.
  • Evaluate completed work orders for accuracy and close out.
  • Point of contact for outside vendors and services utilized for planned maintenance activities.
  • Enforcement of Wickliffe Engineering Standards for maintenance work.
  • Work with Technical Leader and Supervisor for scheduling project work as needed.

Education / Certification 

  • High School Diploma

Experience and Skills 

  • 5 years of experience working in a maintenance related field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization as well as outside vendors and contractors.
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and manage multiple objectives and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Good computer skills including experience with Microsoft office products.
  • Ability to read prints/drawings (P&ID’s)

Considered a Plus

  • Experience in maintenance planning and scheduling.
  • Experience in SAP (ECC or S4 HANA versions)
  • 2-year technical or 4-year degree.
  • Commercial HVAC experience.

 Supervisory Responsibility

  • This role does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities; however, it is a highly visible role and leadership qualities are required in guiding the technicians and outside contractors in policy, procedures, and standards.

Empowerment & Decision Making 

  • Maintenance Planner/Scheduler has the authority to approve the contractor and services for their jobs. They obtain quotes from vendors, evaluate, and award jobs. They have approval to sign invoices supported by purchase orders for amounts up to $5,000.


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities. 

We work with a relentless commitment to operate safely and responsibly, keeping safety, sustainability, ethics, and compliance at the forefront of everything we do. The well-being of our employees, customers and communities is paramount to our culture and in the way we approach our work.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic. 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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