Maintenance Spartanburg, South Carolina 10.11.2023

Maintenance Planning Specialist

Battery specialists at the BMW Group are in their element. The ability to convert energy into determination and vision into reality is particularly necessary. The reaction product needs to be unparalleled driving pleasure - our vehicles' hallmark.

The Maintenance Planning Specialist:

  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives through Autonomous Maintenance, Reliability Centered Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance Optimization initiatives.
  • Plans activities to maximize the efficiency of the maintenance plan and to increase the technical availability of department assets.
  • Manages maintenance key performance indicators for the department.
  • Coordinates supplemental maintenance for Central Maintenance.
  • Identifies recurring maintenance problems, continually improves planning, scheduling, purchasing, store and data management.
  • Improves job reporting systems to increase planning effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Scopes the full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant repair/preventive/predictive/de sign-out-activities on the organizations plant and equipment.
  • Develops cost and time estimates of planned maintenance work.
  • Decides the purchase of all necessary parts, equipment, services and documentation to perform the maintenance work.
  • Establishes and maintains equipment parts catalog, equipment history, storeroom, min/maximum levels.
  • Writes applicable maintenance procedures that promote defect-free maintenance work quality.
  • Maintains accuracy of technical information on processes, plant and equipment. Converts the organization s asset management and maintenance strategy into workplace activities.
  • Identifies root cause failure analysis and leads investigations for permanent solutions.
  • Applies management practices and parts management to ensure parts and equipment retain full reliability while stored.
  • Understands and models VPS (Value Added Production System) Principles and concepts of Standard Work and Problem Solving.
  • Adheres to 5S and Safety Standards and Principles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management. 

    BMW Manufacturing is a leader in innovations and excellence. Come be a part of the extraordinary advanced manufacturing team where new technologies and ideas are constantly being discovered and implemented.
    BMW Manufacturing is proud to be located in Upstate, South Carolina at the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, providing the perfect mix of exciting city life and the great outdoors, or simply a great environment in which to raise a family.
    In addition to offering a stimulating work environment and a great place to live, BMW Associates have access to an exceptional range of benefits. Our comprehensive benefits program includes:
    - Medical, Dental, Prescription and Vision coverage
    - Paid time off
    - 401(k) plan with company matching contribution
    - Retirement Income Account
    - Life insurance
    - BMW Associates Assistance Program
    - Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    - Company vehicle program
  • BA/BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering; OR AA /AS degree in Technical, Manufacturing, Logistics or related field AND 2 years of related professional experience in a manufacturing role; OR The equivalent of 4 years related professional experience in a manufacturing role.
  • 5+ years of experience in Industrial Manufacturing Maintenance with a focus on automation.
  • 5+ years of equipment reliability concepts.
  • 5+ years of MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Access).
  • 5+ years in SAP Plant Maintenance or equivalent CMMS System. 5+ years of professional communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
  • 5+ years of problem solving and analytical skills.
  • 3+ years of risk management strategy and practices related to plant and equipment.
  • 3+ years of quality management methods and practices related to plant and equipment reliability.

    BMW Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of BMW MC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Employment with BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW MC) is at-will and may be terminated at any time, with or without notice, at the option of BMW MC or the employee.

Maintenance Planning Specialist

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
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BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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