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Pelican Products Master Maintenance Planner / Project Management Coordinator in South Deerfield, Massachusetts


Responsible for devising plans and programs for routine preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance. Will also schedule work requests, corrective maintenance repairs and process modifications for all site operations utilizing planning and scheduling methods to minimize production interruption and maintain performance of equipment.


  • User expert on CMMS system; managing and maintaining the processes and data in the system.

  • Prepare and develop weekly work schedules for routine and corrective/breakdown maintenance activities for all non-emergency maintenance work.

  • Coordinate maintenance activities between all departments, with outside contractors, and among various work groups to ensure that jobs progress in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Plan and schedule major maintenance and project work at all site operations to promote timely and cost effective completion of work.

  • Analyze work stoppages to identify and correct the underlying cause of recurring problems. Generate maintenance performance metrics as assigned.

  • Organize and maintain equipment history files, equipment information and vendor literature to assist with planning activities in plant files both electronically and on paper. Maintain complete and accurate records within the CMMS.

  • Works with the Maintenance Supervisor/ Manager to develop PM/PdM program and coordinates maintenance and repair of plant equipment which impacts both production and quality.

  • Schedules calibration of plant equipment in cooperation with the Quality Team

  • Assists with planned work job kitting and staging of parts for PM and work order jobs

  • Ensure procedures and material used complies with government regulation/specification, applicable codes/standards and have consistent approach towards EHS procedures, MSHA/OSHA regulations, and environmental standards.

  • Populate and update the job plans and PM/PdM schedule based on the approved maintenance strategy.

  • Commitment to all aspects of MSHA/OSHA standards.

  • Makes recommendations for parts and supplies needed on hand, and develops comprehensive spare parts lists (Bills of Material) for all equipment.

  • Directs and coordinates work of 20-30 maintenance employees

  • Other duties as assigned


    Qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in manufacturing environment in a technical role

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ mechanical or electrical industrial maintenance experience.

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in maintenance planning

  • Demonstrated proficiency using a CMMS system

  • Demonstrated effective problem solving capability

    Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Strong analytical skills and process focus

  • Communicates effectively to direct and motivate others

  • Ability to influence and coach others for results

  • Desire for continuous learning, exhibits humble approach and willingness to learn from others

  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) is a desirable credential for this role, but is not required


  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.

  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.

  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.

  • Must be flexible regarding working hours. Must be able to work on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.

  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ensures that staff is contributing at maximum potential through rigorous hiring practices and an emphasis on training and development initiatives, including coaching and counseling direct reports in their performance and professional development, with final authority for approving pay increases, hiring decisions and disciplinary actions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, climb stairs, use hands/fingers).

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stoop, kneel, crouch).

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities such as data entry or typing.

    Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.