Maintenance Planner - Lincoln

Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Closing date
23 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Facilities, Operations, Planning, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details


  • Produce regular maintenance plans for Engineering teams, including review and development of planned maintenance tasks.
  • Provide Maintenance Manager with detailed compliance reports including analysis of cost and performance.
  • Produce Work backlog analysis and make suggestions for effective management.
  • Liaise and align with Asset Care and Reliability Specialists to conduct analysis of work order history and develop planned maintenance activities to optimise plant performance.
  • Maintain task & instruction data within SAP Computerised Maintenance Management System.


  • Works as part of the Engineering team.
  • Reports to Maintenance Manager, but directly supports Engineering team, responsible for the plant.
  • Works closely with Engineering Specialists, manufacturing technicians, shift technicians and stores technician.
  • Works with production management teams and production scheduler to best plan shutdowns and utilise labour.


  • Uses strong planning and organisation skills to provide detailed maintenance plans to maximise plant performance whilst ensuring that all tasks are carried out in a safe manner.
  • Uses strong analytical skills to produce reports focused on reducing equipment downtime, minimising work order backlog and ensuring schedule compliance.
  • Provides significant support to engineering teams, producing documentation and system administration as required.
  • Provides support to the Maintenance Manager for development and improvement of the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Conducts regular reviews of the CMMS to ensure current standards and that Work Orders are properly closed down.
  • Using established planning practices in line with PepsiCo Europe Maintenance Methodology (PEMM)
  • Directly supports Engineering teams through training and coaching to maximise utilisation of the CMMS.
  • Attends Daily and Weekly Engineering Meetings to ensure all issues are captured and that corrective actions are in place.
  • Responsible for implementation of ERP policies for fire safety, emergency response, and inspection and planned maintenance.
  • Arranging of contract and maintenance work, and day-to-day management of contractors on site.
  • Daily support of the QCDM process
  • Provide backfill and temporary cover for the engineering stores function for holidays etc


  • Has no direct Budget responsibilities, but manages cost through ensuring appropriate use of Engineering spares & resources.
  • Has no direct reports, but directly influences Engineers & Technicians work activities and behaviours.


  • Responsible for making changes to maintenance priorities via communication with Maintenance manager, engineering and operations team & specialists.
  • Responsible for proposing improvements to planned maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for allocating engineering resources and planning work schedules.


  • Has excellent analytical, planning & organising skills.
  • Engineering background is essential.
  • Must be computer literate and have good grasp of modern Office applications.
  • Must have good communication and presentation skills.
  • Ideally, will have good knowledge of modern condition monitoring and preventative maintenance techniques.


Internal Interfaces:

  • Engineers & Technicians
  • Purchasing Team
  • Front Line Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Operations Managers

External Interfaces:

  • Engineering Suppliers (Service Depts)
  • Engineering Suppliers (Technical Depts)


If you're ready to build a fantastic career with some of Britain's best-loved brands, bring your unique talents to our existing business and, together, there's no limit to how far we can go.

PepsiCo are currently the world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages. We employ over 5,000 people across many different locations in the UK. Many of our brands are firm favourites for the nation – Walkers Crisps is the UK’s favourite crisp brand, Tropicana is the UK’s number 1 juice brand and Quaker Oats is the UK’s favourite oats company

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