Nordstrom Rack Jobs in Iowa City – Facilities Planner

Website Nordstrom

Job Description:

This position is responsible for developing maintenance plans and schedules based on recurring preventive maintenance activities, predictive maintenance data and KPIs. 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, and Operations teams to plan, coordinate and schedule proactive maintenance activities during available downtime windows. This will help prevent unplanned downtime of material handling equipment and disruption to production activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Estimate required work hours associated with work order tasks and total work duration
  • Analyze equipment downtime data and develop & manage a warranty process that will drive OEM uptime and lower cost
  • 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
  • Compile equipment information into a job package that is ready for technicians to accomplish each shift; clearly communicate the critical steps in the work process
  • Drive a proactive maintenance program that ensure 85% of planned work is proactive
  • Identify specific safety hazards associated with planned maintenance activities
  • Ensure all work orders and maintenance activities are derived from EAM and accurately closed out in the system in accordance with Nordstrom’s maintenance cycle
  • Using industry best practices p lan, schedule, coordinate and assign all frequency and work type maintenance activities for group or team of responsibility
  • Partner with CMMS to ensure needed parts and materials for reliability improvement projects are ordered and kitted to maximize technician time, improve efficiency, increase system reliability and performance
  • Perform equipment quality audits to identify and document job requirement
  • Collect necessary engineering drawings, technical documents and specifications

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility with hours and days (the operation will potentially be running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including some holidays)
  • Excellent organizational, filing, and recordkeeping skills
  • 5+ years of related experience in a maintenance distribution or manufacturing environment
  • Customer-centric attitude
  • Experienced RCM planner / scheduler with experience working with an EAM CMMS
  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional
  • Self-starter and a proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited university
  • Extensive building systems knowledge, preferably across multiple disciplines including CMMS, Automation, Robotics and Material Handling.

Job Details:

Company:  Nordstrom

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Iowa City , IA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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