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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.


What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance. As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula.


Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.