Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

  • Internship
  • Hebron (Boone)

Job description


At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, smart, and driven people. Amazon is seeking a Reliability Maintenance Planner / Scheduler for our Facilities Operations Engineering team. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.
The Reliability Maintenance Planner / Scheduler will be a member of the Amazon Fulfillment Center Facilities team and will work with network the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) team and North American Fulfillment Center (NAFC) Reliability Manager to maximize material handling equipment uptime for operations associates. This position is responsible for developing maintenance plans and schedules based on recurring preventive maintenance activities, predictive maintenance data and key performance indicators (KPI). Key activities for this position include screening EAM work orders, auditing equipment to document work requirements and quality, estimate labor hours, materials, tools and equipment for all assigned work orders to support a proactive, reliability centered maintenance (RCM) program. This role will work closely with maintenance management, maintenance technicians, controls systems specialists and operations teams to plan, coordinate and schedule proactive maintenance activities during available downtime windows to prevent unplanned downtime of material handling equipment and disruption to production activities. The Reliability Maintenance Planner / Scheduler will have a strong focus on Amazon’s leadership principles of Innovation, Bias for Action and Ownership of their maintenance program.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
· Responsible for screening work orders, identification of scope, analysis of required level of planning and overall scheduling of maintenance activities given available resources, criticality of work, and available maintenance windows
· Performs equipment quality audits to identify and document job requirements
· Identifies specific safety hazards associated with planned maintenance activities
· Estimates required work hours associated with work order tasks and total work duration
· Plans parts and materials for reliability improvement projects in order to maximize technician wrench time, improve efficiency, increase system reliability and performance
· Ensures all work orders and maintenance activities are derived from EAM and accurately closed out in the system in accordance with Amazon’s maintenance virtuous cycle
· Compiles equipment information into a job package that is ready for technicians to accomplish each shift; clearly communicates the critical steps in the work process
· Collects necessary engineering drawings, technical documents and specifications
· Analyze equipment downtime data and develop & manage a warranty process that will drive OEM uptime and lower costs
· Drive a proactive maintenance program that ensure 85% of planned work is proactive
· Partner with NAFC local Facilities leadership groups to coordinate maintenance activities in support of driving a World Class Maintenance organization
· Own and regularly respond with subject matter expertise to maintenance/equipment related questions, own access to and distribution of OEM technical bulletin updates, and facilitate strong communication with OEM vendors
· Communicates with maintenance managers, technicians and controls systems specialist regarding ideas and procedures that will enhance and optimize future work activities


· Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited university or 2+ years technical experience in Amazon
· Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional
· Experienced RCM planner / scheduler with experience working with an EAM CMMS
· Certified on infrared thermal imaging, ultrasound and other predictive technologies

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Ideal candidate profile


· 5+ years of experience as a maintenance planner / scheduler working within an industrial maintenance complex, manufacturing / distribution industries, or related field
· Hands-on experience in material handling systems (MHS) installation, operation and maintenance
· Subject matter expert (SME) level knowledge of CMMS use (preferably EAM)
· Functional maintenance experience in a reliability centered maintenance environment
· Extensive technical knowledge of diverse MHS, industrial mechanical and electrical systems and automation, controls and robotics systems