Maintenance Planner- Ravenna, OH

Ravenna / Ohio / United States

About WestRock
About WestRock WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Maintenance Planner- Ravenna, OH

The opportunity
The Planner provides for the
effective use of personnel, materials, and machine downtime to maintain
production equipment availability and performance at satisfactory levels
through the planning, scheduling, coordinating, and reporting of repair
activities.  Planners report directly to the Maintenance Manager.
How you will impact WestRock
• Take responsibility for the
initial screening of incoming work orders, scope identification, determination
of basic job requirements and planning requirements.
• Prepare job packages for
craftsmen with detailed information to facilitate efficient and safe work
• Preview, audit, and review
repairs under work order process.
• Ensure appropriate
documentation is completed at job completion.
• Plan and schedule unit outages
using Microsoft Project.
• Take leadership role in
organizing and reviewing outage work into one integrated schedule.
• Specify and orders parts and
materials needed for planned repair work.
• Develop scopes of work, solicit
bids, contract and coordinates work as needed.
• Operate within WestRock’s
planning systems, with a mindset of continuous improvement.
• Keeps equipment bill of
materials current in CMMS.
• Manage work order backlog.
• Interface with all operating
• Support and foster safety and
environmental compliance.
What you need to succeed
• High School Diploma or
equivalent, Bachelor’s degree is preferred
• 5-10 years of experience in
Pulp and Paper industry is preferred
• Skill in the use of Microsoft Project
is preferred.
• Knowledge of Pulping &
Paper Making Processes, and Equipment.
• Supervisory or management
experience is preferred
What we offer
• Corporate culture based on
integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
• Comprehensive training with
numerous learning and development opportunities
• An attractive salary and
benefit package reflecting skills, competencies, and potential
• A career with a global
packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business
drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.


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