Maintenance Planner

Req #: 1712401
Location: Sheffield, England UK
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Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Description

What makes working at Mondelēz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on people’s faces.  We’re the world’s leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo and we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team.


Sheffield is home to some of the UK’s most iconic sweets brands: Maynards, Trebor and Bassett’s. It’s the largest sugar confectionery plant in the Mondelēz International network across Europe and produces approx 40,000 tonnes of sweets each year.


The Maintenance Planner’s function is pivotal in coordinating and controlling maintenance activity within the manufacturing plant. Additionally they are the deputy for the Section CI Engineer.

This person plans & organises substantial plant resources (c£2.0m pa of technical time, contracts and spares) across the manufacturing section.

This individual interfaces extensively with the Section manufacturing and cross-section engineering teams. They provide a link to external resource/contractors, and play an important role in leading the Technician groups in the Plant.

As an experienced TPM practitioner  the Maintenance Planner – Mints & Liquorice will also play a critical role in coaching these skills to the Technician group and driving culture change in the Section. 


Key Responsibilities:
Manage all aspects of Maintenance activity for the section. This will include technician resources, plant time & spares availability.

Monitor and report the effectiveness of the maintenance activity to ensuring compliance to and role-modelling of expectations of safety and quality, as well as delivering ongoing improvement in GE.

Develop the maintenance programme deploying TPM techniques, and via an analytical data-led approach, drive OEE improvement and eliminate waste. Provide strong support to the technician teams in developing Breakdown Analysis and Corrective Maintenance capability.

Own and manage the SAP Maintenance system for the Section. Act as the Section “Delegated Buyer” to ensure purchasing is carried out effectively.

Act as the deputy for the Section CI Engineer as necessary. Lead and coach the Technicians to embed culture change within the Section.

Know the legal and compliance responsibilities of the position; raise questions and concerns when faced with, or learn of, an ethical or compliance issue; apply integrity in all aspects of professional conduct.



Key Requirements:


Knowledge: including education, qualifications and training, preferred
Experience based knowledge of TPM & CI techniques. In particular AM/PM , Kaizan, BDA, Maintenance Criticality) and ability to coach - Required.

Technical qualification in engineering or related discipline - Preferred.
High competency in SAP PM - Preferred.
Skills/Leadership Competencies
Continuous improvement & learning approach (‘Challenge me to get better’)
Delivery focused  (‘Focus on What Matters Most’) - Required.
Influencing & Interpersonal skills (‘Learn – Do – Teach’ approach) - Required.
Team working and relationship building (“Authentic and acts with integrity”) - Required.
Planning, communication & organising skills & capabilities - Required.
Knowledge of and self-disciplined approach to regulations and requirements relating to engineering safety & food production - Required.
Financial understanding with respect to effective budgeting and management of maintenance resources - Required.
Data led analytical & Problem solving skills - Required.
Extensive Manufacturing process operations - Required.
Experience of maintenance in TPM environment - Required.
Food industry experience - Preferred.
Fluent English, written and spoken - Required.
Other European - Preferred.

We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.


In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.