Maintenance Planner

Green Thumb Industries

Danville, PA, USA

Full time

Oct 16

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The Role

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner is to determine how a specific job will be performed and who will perform which activities for our large manufacturing sites at Green Thumb. The Maintenance Planner is responsible for facilitating communication between production departments and maintenance departments.  As the Maintenance Planner the individual is also responsible for the development and control of the Maintenance Weekly Work Schedules, including balancing the workload with the available resources.  Emphasis will be on schedule consistency and workability, which supports meeting the Production or Facility needs. This individual will be required to successfully maintain accurate schedules throughout development and execution. This includes updating and publishing the Weekly Work Schedules as required. In a growing and scaling business we look for entrepreneurial thinkers, can do attitudes and the ability to be comfortable with ongoing scale and change of our business operations.


Work with plant teams and maintenance personnel in identifying and planning work

Plan and identify work including ordering of parts and planning the execution of work

Coach and develop area maintenance and other personnel in preventive/predictive maintenance principles and concepts

Assist with planning and implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance procedures on key processing equipment

Review work orders to ensure work is completed in a satisfactory manner and ensure employee performance in work completed

Understand and utilize Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) concepts to drive continuous improvement and finished product conformance to requirements and coach and develop employee skills in these areas

Coordinate, develop and update Work Schedules to ensure an accurate product for use in effective planning, resource allocation, parts acquisition, and schedule execution

Develop detailed, accurate and usable schedules and reports to provide effective management tools for execution and feedback

Attend scheduling meetings to ensure pre-planning, implementation, and schedule critiques are effective in developing continuous product improvement

Assist in the development of work windows and contingency plans, by working with Work Week Supervisors, Maintenance Manager, Project Managers and Reliability Engineers

Additional Responsibilities

Develop an understanding of equipment and machinery in operations in order to serve as a resource to team members for preventive maintenance guidelines as well as unanticipated machinery breakdowns.

Occasionally supervise hourly maintenance personnel

Solve and participate to implement long term solutions to maintenance reliability issues

Track maintenance personnel performance and workloads, investigate performance issues, and outline cases of disciplinary action as required

Coordinates and interacts with outside vendors to support business needs and objectives, including unsatisfactory quality or service items

Work with suppliers to upgrade or improve existing equipment; test new technology

Prepares and distribute monthly metric reports

Help determine training needs of maintenance employees; help facilitate set up and schedule of training as necessary

Conduct regular meetings with employees to discuss safety, quality, projects, and communicate initiatives


Degree in Engineering Field or Equivalent Experience

5-7 years’ experience in similar role in industrial manufacturing related industry

Minimum 2 years preventive and predictive maintenance experience

Lean manufacturing experience/certification preferred

In-depth experience with CMMS systems, preference Tabware.

Advanced computer skills

Considerable tact and human relations skills in interacting with all levels of management and plant employees

Good problem-solving and negotiating skills

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, fast-paced environment

Possesses a high level of critical thinking

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb

Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws.

Additional Requirements

Must pass any and all required background checks

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Must possess valid driver’s license

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

Work Conditions

Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures, heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions

Works at heights, including on roofs, on scaffolding, up ladders, or in ceiling spaces

Moves over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces

Work overnight, weekends, and varying shifts

Move through narrow, enclosed, or elevated spaces

Work outdoors for extended periods of time

Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance

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