Maintenance Planner (Drive Unit), Gigafactory Nevada

March 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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What to Expect

The Role: Maintenance Planner

As a Tesla Maintenance Planner, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the operational availability of a wide array of manufacturing equipment. You will apply your technical skills to support the installation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical systems, factory automation, and robotics. You will work with the highest caliber process and equipment engineering teams to improve equipment reliability and minimize or eliminate downtime.

What You'll Do

The primary functions of a Maintenance Planner are:

  • Lead the job or work planning process (e.g. monthly, quarterly, annually, weekly). Identify labor, materials, tools and safety requirements for maintenance work orders.
  • Create job plan packages that include written and other info providing guidelines for the completing the job safely, efficiently and with high quality.
  • Kit materials for jobs requiring materials from Spares (or other)
  • Communicate job plan to the Sustaining Supervisors and/or Technicians prior to start of the work
  • Communicate and collaborate with Operations Planner(s) to optimize scheduling and ensure critical equipment needs (PMs, Corrective Work, Safety Updates, etc…) are accounted for in the build planning process.
  • Manage Work Orders
  • Spares management
  • Liaison between Maintenance, Production Ops and Engineering
  • As illustrated in the bullet points above, there are a great deal of responsibilities, requiring significant time and knowledge to be handled appropriately. The right candidate provides these additional benefits, relative to cross-functional teams as shown below:
  • Operations

  • Reduce cost of maintenance while improving service
  • Minimize downtime and interruptions to ops (UPDT)
  • Render better service to ops by performing most important jobs first
  • Apply technical and maintenance experience to analysis of each job
  • Provide orderly procedures for processing work to prevent work orders from getting lost
  • Maintains accurate backlog status
  • Reports completion promptly
  • Provide expert maintenance advice to ops through the maintenance planner
  • Require that ops personnel anticipate their repair work before jobs become emergencies
  • Maintenance

  • Permit advanced determination of labor resources needed and time required to complete each job, which aids the maintenance supervisor in measuring the performance of his/her personnel.
  • Allow elimination of delays due to waiting for information, materials, equipment, other skills, tool, etc.
  • Provide an overall plan for the supervisor on which to base his/her pre- thinking and pre-planning for day-to-day work and future work
  • Provide the cooperation necessary in connection with each job to do work as prescribed by operations
  • Provide a central source of information concerning maintenance work, equipment, and equipment repair
  • Allow the supervisor to devote closer attention to supervision of work in the field or shop
  • Provide special tool and equipment requirements
  • Reduce clerical work of the supervisor
  • Permit advance determination of the number of labor resources needed in a given area or location
  • Reduce the number of job interruptions once work is started
  • Establish job goals for the work force
  • Predetermine and arrange for required shop work
  • Apply specialized ability to the planning and scheduling of shutdowns
  • Management

  • Reduce total cost of maintenance while improving conditions of equipment
  • Permit accurate forecasting of labor and material needs
  • Permit immediate recognition of labor shortages and excesses
  • Enable management to level out peak workloads
  • Provide factual data required for evaluation of performance and corrective action as needed
  • Provide close and constant liaison between operations, maintenance and engineering
  • Provide a full day of scheduled work for each technician and thus increase productivity through the elimination of delays
  • Permit more accurate collection and analysis of cost and assure an economic level of maintenance with less interruption of production
  • Highlight for analysis requests for work of questionable justification
  • Provide for maximum delegation of authority to permit decisions to be made by those who have firsthand knowledge of the problem
  • What You'll Bring

  • Candidate must demonstrate technical proficiency in one or more of the following:

  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)

  • Skilled with common workplace software (MS Word, Excel. PowerPoint etc.)
  • Able to read and interpret basic mechanical drawings and electrical schematics
  • Robust mechanical experience with a background in automotive / vehicle systems or similar
  • Proven leadership ability and strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Powered Industrial Trucks or automated conveyance systems
  • Experience in warehouse equipment systems – Dock doors, dock leveling, pallet racking repair
  • Experience and/or certifications operating industrial equipment (forklifts, scissor lifts, etc)
  • Background in secure rigging, hoisting, and industrial lifting
  • Skills in electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting and repair
  • Skills in GD&T, drafting, machining, rapid fabrication
  • Proven compliance in all aspects of safety (LOTO, Arc Flash, fall restraint, etc)
  • Ability to perform thorough safety inspections on all necessary equipment
  • Skills with a variety of hand and powered tools
  • Ability to manage workload while contributing to a positive, team-oriented work environment
  • Preferred Skills:

  • AS/BS Degree in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Technology is preferred. 3+ years of experience maintaining industrial equipment and automation, or technical military experience in lieu of degree
  • Advanced machining and fabrication skills – welding, bending, etc.
  • Advanced electrical background working on high voltage systems
  • Willing to perform shift and overtime as required
  • Allen Bradley and/or Siemens PLC experience is a plus.
  • Fanuc and/or Kuka robot experience a plus
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