Maintenance Scheduler

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, Ohio
Date Posted September 29, 2023
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


You already LOVE us and the SNACKS WE MAKE!

Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Wafers, Cheese Curls, Popcorn, Tortilla Chips... yeah, we make them ALL! Shearer's is the company behind all your favorite snack brands.

We have over 5,000 associates in 14 state-of-the-art manufacturing and warehouse sites in North America that produce over 800 million pounds of snacks per year. Did you know that we buy 20% of all the potatoes grown in the US? WOW!

And we know what you’re thinking…how can I get my hands on some free goodies? Our team members can take home free snacks!


Day shift- 7am to 3:30pm- Monday thru Friday

$28.00 - $34.00 hourly

*Based on Skill & Experience*


Your seat at the Best Snacks Table

The Maintenance Scheduler is responsible for the Ready to Schedule backlog for all work created through the work management process.The Maintenance Scheduler will work directly with the Maintenance Team, Production SchedulingTeam and the Sanitation Team to develop short, medium and long term work schedules.  The Maintenance Scheduler schedules 100% of all available labor hours, Schedules all outside contractor work and assembles job packets with the maintenance schedule. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•    Coordinates with production scheduler in scheduling meeting to schedule all ready to schedule work.
•    Determines schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, criticality of equipment, Due date, production priority and skill of personnel.
•    Creates weekly maintenance schedule for the associated plant and distributes maintenance schedules to departments.
•    Manages work order ready to schedule backlog into short, medium and long term scheduling buckets.
•    Utilizes and adhears to work scheduling work stream in the Work Management Process.
•    Utilizes metrics/data to evaluate and improve work processes
•    Confers with Inner plant supervisors to schedule work within or between departments
•    Generate reports and track metrics from CMMS for Scheduling compliance
•    Schedules as required Maintenance projects that are not capital funded
•    Updates Work Scheduling practices from Job Close out feedback
•    Maintains high quality work order documentation and records in CMMS.

Performs additional related duties as assigned

Role Contribution Level
This position is an individual contributor role.  The position requires the incumbent to execute tasks in a safe and efficient manner and establish a positive work environment.  The position requires completing tasks within a defined period of time.  The incumbent must collaborate with others, effectively manage personal time, demonstrate personal responsibility, and respect others’ time


What you bring to the table

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Education; and/or Work Experience Requirements: 
Education and Work Experience
•    A two-year technical degree is preferred or 3 years of Maintenance Scheduling experience.
•    2+ years of high level maintenance technican experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•    Ability to fully leverage a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), such as Maintenance Connection
•    Strong Microsoft Office skills
•    Knowledge of principles involved in Preventative/Predictive Maintenance
•    Knowledge of maintenance project implementation 
•    Strong knowledge of production and manufacturing equipment and processes. 
•    Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people
•    Strong Interpersonal,  decision-making, and organizational skills
•    Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings.
•    Ability to prepare detailed repair and metrics reports
•    Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise
•    Ability to manage team members in executing complex programs
•    Ability to work a variable schedule
•    Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: 
Physical Requirements
•    Must be able to walk and stand for a prolonged period of time
•    Must be able to use hands, arms, and fingers to handle, feel, and reach
•    Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
•    Must be able to climb or balance
•    Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
•    Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds 

Vision Requirements
•    Close vision
•    Distance vision
•    Color vision
•    Peripheral vision
•    Depth perception
•    Ability to adjust focus

Working Conditions
The Distribution Manager position is located in a manufacturing environment, which includes:
•    Exposure to high temperatures
•    Fumes or airborne particles
•    Moving mechanical parts and vibration
•    Loud noise level
•    Allergens
•    Elevated heights
•    Hot surfaces


We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!