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Maintenance Planner

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.


The Wickliffe Maintenance Planner will be responsible for planning and scheduling non-emergency maintenance work for different areas of the site. 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 act 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
  • Act 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.
  • Work with the Technical Object Updater 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

Lubrizol Benefits
Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan
Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
Health Savings Account
Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
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While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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