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Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planner

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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
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Manufacturing (MF)

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Job Title: Maintenance Planner

Position Location: Cedar Rapids, IA


Ingredion is hiring a Maintenance Planner to thoroughly analyze jobs and establish written job plans for a crew. The Maintenance Planner’s primary responsibility is to evaluate the work order scope, establish written job plans for a crew, ensure all materials required for the job are available/ordered, and enter the planning and status information into SAP. This will require making a field assessment of the job site conditions, consulting documents, drawings, procedures, plant equipment libraries, and consulting with subject matter experts.


As a Maintenance Planner, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing detailed job plans/packets for a work order, including: job description; sequence of activities; estimates of crafts and hours; methods; materials and parts; digital camera photos; sketches; tools and drawings.

  • Developing, archiving and maintaining job plan libraries for repetitive jobs.

  • Completing work orders in SAP-PM system.

  • Maintaining records integrity to include Bill of Material (BOM) updates, equipment text updates, and equipment repair history.

  • Mechanical planning (I.e. Pipefitting, Rotating Equipment, etc.) but cross discipline work will be required.

  • Actively seeking craft input and feedback on job plans.

  • Using standardized procedures, work processes, and guidelines as per the global work processes.

  • Performing an assessment of the job site conditions as part of the job plan creation.

  • Driving weekly planning meetings with coordinators and scheduler to prioritize and manage planning backlog in SAP. 

The Maintenance Planner position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Maintain a productive and effective relationship with all members of the team as well as company affiliates, to ensure clear rapid flow of information

  • Act as the ambassador for the Company in team settings and encouraging product collaboration.

  • Be a enjoy being a member of and/or lead committees and teams.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Associate’s degree in relevant field or the equivalent in education and experience.

  • Three or more years maintenance experience in manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge of CMMS systems as it pertains to maintenance and operations. SAP experience a plus.

  • Strong planning, organizing and time management skills.

  • Knowledge/experience using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and/or other software tools.

  • Experience predictive/preventive maintenance programs

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to present shift reports, lead meetings, and review/write SOPs.


Relocation Available?            No

Job Grade:                              E


If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion is the company for you. At Ingredion you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.


We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.

A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company.  Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter.