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Maintenance Planner

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Waco, TX - USA
  • Post Date: 4/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
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Job ID: R-21195

Job Description Summary

Why Join Coca-Cola North America?

It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do - whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people - with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace - are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better

Function Specific Activities:


  • Properly develop and implement preventive maintenance systems for all production equipment.
  • Create and maintain Preventive Maintenance work orders in the facility computer program (PMC)
  • Coordinate predictive and preventive maintenance practices for all production equipment.
  • Develop measurements for tracking the success and timeliness of maintenance activities such as work order completion rates.
  • Comply and improve maintenance processes for parts management and work completion.
  • Maintain a backlog of work requests to meet maintenance requirements, and ensure the requests are clearly communicated.
  • Generate priority schedules, manpower schedules, and coordinate these schedules with the customer.
  • Follow up on outstanding issues, and investigate failure reports to ensure corrective measures are in place.
  • Identify and maintain maintenance budgets, supply estimated budgets to various plant customers.
  • Ensure materials, components, and special tooling required for work orders are correct, available, and in serviceable condition as specified.
  • Maintain equipment records, including engineering specifications, manuals, job packages and repair history.
  • Work with inventory management to optimize spare parts inventory stocked.
  • Perform systematic preventive maintenance, including electrical or mechanical adjustments, inspections and minor repairs as needed.
  • Proactively identify potential equipment problems.
  • Possess basic electrical knowledge.  Ability to size conduits, wiring, thermal overloads, and starters.  Able to check voltage, amperage, and continuity with a multi-meter.  Able to read electrical diagrams.
  • Read, understand, and comply with MSDS sheets.
  • Check parts in and out of parts inventory to match to scheduled maintenance work.
  • Perform purchasing function in absence of Parts Room Coordinator.
  • Perform systematic preventive maintenance, including electrical or mechanical adjustments, inspections and minor repairs as needed.
  • Troubleshoot, identify root cause, and resolve production/equipment problems.
  • Comply with all Company/Plant policies and Regulatory guidelines including but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), AIB, ISO, OSHA, Quality and Safety Standards.
  • Shift flexibility required.  Able to work on different shifts, extended shift hours and/or overtime as required by management.
  • Participation in projects as assigned


  • Industrial maintenance background which may include hydraulics, controls, high pressure steam/boilers, welding, electrical, PLC's, pneumatics and basic troubleshooting skills;
  • Previous experience in maintenance planning preferred. 
  • Computer proficiency, including Excel and maintenance management software. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot maintenance-related problems. 
  • Able to read diagrams, blueprints and schematics. 
  • Ability to recognize defective parts.   
  • Able to understand and follow instructions concisely. 
  • Working knowledge of hand and power tools. 
  • High school diploma/GED equivalency required. 
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English. 
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds. 
  • Ability to work on multiple levels, such as catwalks, ladders, etc. and ability to work in extreme temperatures. 
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 


  • Work is performed in a high-speed bottling and production environment. 
  • Work requires exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, standing for extended periods, wetness, heights, dust, vibrations, fumes, etc. 
  • Work is performed around moving equipment and in confined spaces.


  • Machines, devices, tools, etc., used in job performance) Personal Protective Equipment. 
  • Able to properly use SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus), respirator and Class A, B, or C Hazmat suit as required by OSHA and NIOSH. 
  • Follow, develop and upgrade MSDS sheets.  Computer and associated software. 
  • Hand tools, measuring instruments, power tools, hard hat/bump cap, safety glasses, hearing protection and lockout devices. 
  • Welding using cutting torch.  Confined space equipment.  Forklift.  Fire extinguisher.  Company truck.


  • Travel to other locations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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