Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Richmond, VA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives, and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?

• We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being

• Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program

• Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training, and development

• Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences



Position Summary:

The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is responsible for scheduling all maintenance activities, including coordination with Capital projects for the Chesterfield facility. This is a fast-paced maintenance department and very dynamic working environment.

Summary of the Main Responsibilities:

  • Communicate, prioritize, and schedule area maintenance needs
  • Schedule planned maintenance work packages in SAP for all work in the plant utilizing manpower reports to determine work that can be scheduled
  • Develop and maintain the plant scheduling process with focus on preventative maintenance
  • Review and confirm proper work order priorities in SAP, working with Maintenance Coordinators
  • Schedule routine, PM, and small capital work orders
  • Work with the Maintenance Coordinator, Maintenance Planners, and Maintenance Supervisors to ensure that all parts, shared services, and safety issues have been addressed prior to scheduling the work
  • Maintain KPI metrics for schedule attainment, schedule loading, PM hours worked, OT percentage, and break in work through the schedule compliance report in SAP
  • Lead Maintenance Sub-Team meetings, working with planners, Maintenance Coordinators, Supervisors, Unit Leaders, Execution Leader, and Engineers to prioritize work, prepare schedules, and manage costs
  • Utilize T-7 scheduling methodology in coordination with input from area sub-teams to develop a seven-week look ahead schedule and detailed weekly work schedule
  • Participate in daily update meeting to ensure communication with the Operations and Maintenance on daily scheduled activities and the next day’s scheduled activities
  • Lead outage/TAR scheduling activities including working with Maintenance Planners, the Maintenance Execution Leader, Capital Project Managers, Operations, and outside contractors in the development of an integrated schedule for all outage/TAR activities
  • Confirm that site TAR schedules are correctly transferred to the master planning database(s).
  • Work closely with site planners and TAR manager to schedule appropriate internal and external resources with Risk and mitigation for assigned plant Turnaround both small and large outages.
  • Provide relief planner coverage for vacations and training in other areas of the plant
  • Provide coverage for outages and as requested by management
  • Facilitate positive change in the Maintenance organization by proactively driving department initiatives such as SAP enhancements, Planning and Scheduling improvements
  • Perform other assigned duties as requested to support Maintenance and plant operations

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in chemical manufacturing
  • 3 years of experience with maintenance coordination or planning

Additional Qualifications:

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office systems Ei. MS Excel, MS Project
  • SAP experience
  • Power BI knowledge and experience
  • Cost forecasting and tracking of maintenance PO’s
At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Application Process

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  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!