Maintenance Planner in Waterloo, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Waterloo, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $20.9/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt is looking for  a Maintenance Planner at John Deere in Waterloo. IA.  Rhis would be a contingent role foretasted for one year. In this unique role, you will have the opportunity to:

Plan and schedule the ongoing maintenance and preventive maintenance for all of the plant equipment, as well as the building and facilities.

Receive maintenance requests, then prioritizes, plans, and assigns duties to various plant skilled trades personnel, such as mechanics, toolmakers, pipe fitters, tool grinders, and machine hands.

In addition, you will:

Receives maintenance requests from throughout the facility.

Prioritizes, plans and assigns jobs to non-skilled, semi-skilled and /or skilled maintenance personnel to repair or perform preventive maintenance on production and facilities equipment.

Provides technical support to skilled trades, to include acquiring drawings, reviewing proper procedures, identifying parts, equipment and tools. Identifies sources, secures quotes and issues purchase orders for repair and spare parts, and other materials and services required to support maintenance activities.

 Provides work direction to non-skilled, semi-skilled and/or skilled personnel on a daily basis and may provide supervision in supervisor's absence.

Generates various reports as needed.

Tracks crib and self-help stock usage and inventory levels in order to maintain reasonable levels of inventory and support cost reduction efforts.

Coordinates the creation and updating of preventative maintenance report to support improved machine uptime as well as OSHA and ANSI standards.

Participates in engineering services projects to support the maintenance and operation of facilities and equipment.


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of Purchasing activities and quoting processes.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse group of Skilled Trades employees in office and factory setting.
  • Understanding of maintenance concepts and familiarity with reading blueprints / drawings

Desired Requirements:

Working knowledge of SAP (Maintenance Module preferred).

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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