Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

  • Specialist I, Maintenance Planning

    Job Location US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/21/2018 8:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Assists in the creation and implementation of maintenance work plans through a partnership with internal customers and external vendors which support the site strategies


    Work Planning

    • Develops and implements work plans for internal and external resources to reduce downtime, increase reliability, ensure parts availability, optimize resources, and increase overall maintenance department effectiveness and efficiency.  Performs lessons learned debriefs and elevates issues to management.
    • Identifies opportunities for training during the planning process and works with Coaches to determine feasibility and take action

    Outside Service Management

    • Obtains quotes, requests funding, communicates job scope/expectations to vendors and contractors as either a part of scheduled maintenance or by request of production/engineering personnel. Resolves invoice discrepancies to ensure proper payment to vendors.  Collaborates with internal customers and external vendors to maximize wrench time

    Work Order Management

    • Provides data and metrics to Manager on team performance in relationship to work order management (aging backlog, data integrity).  Reviews work orders submitted for approval ensuring all necessary documentation is complete and takes action on any follow-up steps required.  Generates reports for MRT’s and Coaches to understand work demands and future planning needs

    Customer Engagement

    • Plans work and builds relationships within Maintenance and Engineering and with key vendors via coordination and collaboration.  Spends appropriate time in the production and maintenance areas to effectively learn their internal customers and processes to ensure knowledge is up to date on technologies to effectively develop plans and optimize maintenance.  Engages in collaborative problem-solving with customers to ensure compliance to date-sensitive maintenance. Shares expertise and best practices with other staff as applicable

    Project Coordination

    • Acts as a project coordinator, as assigned, for large scale work/projects (i.e., HEPA certification, Shutdown activities).  Assists Project Engineering with maintenance relevant activities.  Participates on departmental or cross-functional project teams. Performs lessons learned debriefs and elevates issues to management.  Analyzes work and processes and provides feedback to management





    • Bachelor Degree or four (4) years of experience in business, engineering, project management, or related field.

    • Exposure to a CMMS (computerized maintenance management system), is preferred.

    • Excellent communication, customer service, and documentation skills are required along with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

    • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office products


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