Golden State Foods

Maintenance Planning Lead

Location US-GA-Conyers
Job ID


Responsible for activities involved with the Preventative Maintenance program and initiatives at the facility.  Supports the alignment of maintenance activity with plant technical systems and helps ensure that maintenance activities are planned and supported to meet plant and corporate objectivities. The Maintenance Planner supports the plant operation for daily maintenance planning.


  • Develops detailed monitor preventative maintenance schedules and monitors preventative maintenance performance with Maintenance Manager, Supervisors, and Operations management to ensure maintenance performance tasks are effective and complete.
  • Plan weekly maintenance performance Work Orders through PMC scheduling
  • Assists MRO clerk with pre-kitting and staging parts for specific work orders
  • Ensures all equipment/machinery is entered into PMC.
  • Creates and maintains machine bill of materials.
  • Provide weekly/monthly work order analysis report to Maintenance Manager
  • Develop, implement and execute Predictive/Preventive maintenance procedures and plans
  • Assist to manage Maintenance costs through efficient use of resources.
  • Stay within annual operating budget
  • Review weekly/monthly KPIs 
  • Apply reliability methodologies to drive enhanced asset performance
  • Monitor equipment performance, investigate asset failures, analyze data, and develop and execute action plans to improve asset reliability
  • Analyze, identify, recommend, and implement solutions for reducing production downtime and remove any non-value added activities.
  • Identify and implement focused productivity opportunities.
  • Duties may include directing mechanics.
  • Follow and enforce all procedures as stated in GMP, safety standards, plant rules, and code of ethics.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Leadership Responsibility

Not applicable.


Performance Categories

  • Productivity/quality standards: project management
  • Productivity/quality standards: responsiveness and reliability
  • Productivity/quality standards: waste reduction
  • Productivity/quality standards: minimal down-time
  • Budget
  • Cost containment
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Project/assignment standards
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Safety standards and procedures: employees
  • Safety standards and procedures: facility and equipment
  • Able to work weekends



High school education, Preventative maintenance certificates, Proficiency in MS Word & Excel.



3 to 6 years of relevant experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Skill and ability to:

Candidate must be able to show strong leadership skills with the ability to direct, motivate, and provide clear direction in a food manufacturing environment.


Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

  • PC word processing/spreadsheet and inventory control software  (J)
  • Inventory, order, financial systems (E)
  • Fast food distribution (J)
  • Order processing concepts and techniques (J)
  • Food manufacturing (J)
  • Work in CMMS programs (J)


Skill and ability to:

  • Identify preventative maintenance problems or anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with vendors and customers verbally and in writing
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed
  • Must also follow and enforce all procedures as stated in GMP guidelines, safety standards, plant rules, and code of ethics. 


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