Planner I - Reliability Planning

Morenci, Arizona, US
Closing date
Sep 4, 2022

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Full Time
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The Maintenance Planner roles are critical within the Maintenance organization. They identify, collect, organize, and document work order job steps with operations (i.e. tasks), resources, tools, and materials required to safely and effectively execute a maintenance scope of work to improve equipment availability and improve maintenance cost efficiency (time-to-repair + quality-of-repair = lower maintenance costs).

A Planner I will organize workload activities of the assigned department by planning, scheduling and prioritizing activities in collaboration with site supervisors through office and field meetings. Plans, schedules, and analyzes execution to generate successful resolution of issues. Uses management systems to achieve the assigned planning and scheduling objectives
  • Support the area Supervisor in all facets of job preparation, execution and follow up as prescribed by the Freeport-McMoRan standards, including time spent "in the field" to ensure readiness and availability of materials and equipment resources.
  • Under the guidance of the Equipment Reliability Standards (ERS) closely interacts with the Supervisor in the assigned area to establish and monitor planned schedules for assigned activities. Participate in daily, weekly and monthly planning meetings with key stakeholders. Review, prioritize and schedule work orders.
  • Responsible for "Runtime Forecasting" process execution and outcomes in assigned area.
  • Develop, monitor and adjust schedules for assigned activities. Maintain these schedules in the management system.
  • Execute, establish and maintain a history for all assigned activities in the management system (SAP)
  • Engage with onsite Global Supply Chain to control warehouse minimum/maximum levels and appropriate storage conditions of materials and parts.
  • Support execution of contracts by preparing scopes of work for internal and external jobs, initiates requests for parts and materials. Interface with Global Supply Chain department but may deal directly with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.
  • Collaborate with senior level Planners and first line supervisors in the planning and organization for planned major production shutdowns.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining the integrity of information in the management (SAP) system to achieve the assigned planning and scheduling objectives in assigned area.
  • Provide data to support maintenance management decisions, including departmental budgets and weekly forecasting.
  • Generate regular and ad hoc reports for site management, to assist with the measurement of key performance indicators.
  • Perform other duties as needed.


Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years specific experience in field maintenance in mining/mfg or industrial operations OR
  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years related field maintenance experience in mining/mfg or industrial operations including two (2) years of specific Planning experience, OR
  • Associates in technical field and two (2) years related experience in field maintenance in mining/mfg or industrial operations
  • Bachelor's degree in technical field and one (1) year related experience in field maintenance in mining/mfg or industrial operations
  • General knowledge of Maintenance Planning
  • Basic understanding of Mining and/or Process Equipment
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic understanding of maintenance management systems and associated applications
  • Demonstrated professional/effective written and oral communications skills

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Nearest Major Market: Safford
Job Segment: Supply Chain, ERP, SAP, Supply, Operations, Technology
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