Schwan's Company Sr Maintenance Planner Scheduler in Atlanta, Georgia


At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands includeRed Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit

Position Mission

·We are hiring a Senior Maintenance Planner Scheduler for our Consumer Brands team in Atlanta, GA. If you consider yourself a detail oriented individual with their pulse on what needs to get done to keep the plant in efficient operation, this position is the fit for you. who happens to also be a finance whiz, this role might be for you!This position has the opportunity to work on exciting, strategic projects in partnership with key leaders: showcase your business acumen and modeling skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of your book of business.

What you will get from us:

  • Direct line of communication to the President of Consumer Brands

  • Opportunity to advise on our new product innovation; be involved with short and long term planning of brand new pizza products

  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the Senior Financial Analyst role is a starting point on the path to a Finance Manager position

  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees

  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled

  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits


  • Responsible for maintenance scheduling new equipment and project scheduling operating reports and effective utilization of employees skill development policy administration employee relations cost control and problem solving. Analyzes labor and parts efficiency.

  • Analyzes maintenance scheduling for all shifts.

  • Analyzes downtime by utilization of pureto charts and other analytical tools.

  • Analyzes PM program adjust frequency and maintains SAP system to ensure accuracy of PM program.

  • Analyzes mean/avg time between parts failure to develop effective PM program.

  • Maintains BOM for plant equipment assets.

  • Analyzes safety stocks to ensure parts availability and develops kitting methodology to improve efficiency of maintenance technicians.

  • Responsible for resolution of scheduling problems new work order preventative and predictive (as developed) maintenance scheduling and preparation of various operating reports.

  • Responsible for the effective utilization of employees skill development policy administration employee relations discipline cost control and problem solving.

  • Responsible for keeping maintenance model current including removing obsolete items such as PM's.

  • Responsible for overseeing the SAP security of the maintenance department.

  • Responsible for correcting errors training employees in proper procedures proper crewing standards equipment and problem solving.

  • Tracks costing for equipment and exception basis as well as preparing monthly reports.

  • Receives notifications from maintenance and production departments converts notifications to work orders to create planning sheets for all maintenance departments.

  • Reviews production schedules for available shut down time.

  • Stays informed of all variables affecting maintenance scheduling including delayed shipments of parts and material equipment failure weather urgency of work order (priority) communication errors and resource availability.

  • Checks scheduling sheets and makes necessary changes.

  • Updates maintenance schedules with add-ons cut orders or in response to problems checks and distributes updated schedules to appropriate management daily or as needed.


What we need from you:

Years of Experience: Typically has 5 or more years of related experience.

Education: Two-year degree in specialized trade or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • The intrinsic drive to always be asking questions on how to make the business better

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference.Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.There will be times when you are less busy.We need someone who competes to win and will capitalizes on that down time!

  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the division, with all levels.

  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams.

  • Excellent business acumen and a passion to innovate

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have good technical reading skills basic math skills and computer skills.

  • Must have good organizational skills and interpersonal relationship skills.

  • Prefer experience within the food industry.

  • Must have mechanical aptitude to efficiently assign work and audit for effectiveness.

  • Candidate should posses intermediate mechanical electrical and automation skills and good analytical skills.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.

Req #: 18009438