Scheduler - Maintenance



United States, Alabama, Muscle Shoals

Remote Position: 


February 9th, 2023



Primary Purpose

The Maintenance Scheduler will develop, manage, communicate, and maintain all APU job scheduling within Constellium’s CoRE Work Management Process with discipline and at a pace that meets the APU requirement to drive efficiency and reliability.


General Key Accountabilities

  • Core Values: Emulate and lead by the Constellium Core Values of Safety, Respect, Trust, Transparency and Collaboration to safely achieve continuous improvement in profitability by meeting our customers’ needs
  • Safety: Work to continually improve safety performance by reducing, and where possible, eliminating risk with the ultimate goal of an injury free work environment
  • Quality: Support efforts to meet and exceed customer quality requirements, to deliver on-time, safely and efficiently
  • Manufacturing Excellence: Support consistent and sustainable performance through standardization and measurable results (KPIs)


Key Accountabilities

  • Facilitate regular meetings with operations and maintenance teams
  • Develop and communicate a workable schedule to balance work requirements and site priorities across production needs and maintenance resource constraints
  • Ensure schedule meets production priorities and is optimized across the entire site
  • Generate internal and external resource forecasts for outages and routine work
  • Occasional work outside of normal business hours will be expected to support emergency conditions
  • Ensure Ready-to-Work backlog is current, each day, and all jobs are valid and up-to-date
  • Ensure preventative and predictive maintenance is scheduled and tracked upon completion
  • Functionally supplement the Maintenance Planner Role as needed
  • Accommodate changing production priorities or available resources to affect the best outcome with the available resources
  • Report on status of progress and expedite procurement requests as needed
  • Interface with document control functions and manage transmittals


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates weekly scheduling meeting with production and maintenance managers
  • Develops weekly schedules based on negotiated production unit priorities and current business environment to optimize the use of site wide available resources
  • Ensures appropriate scheduling logic including amount of preventive maintenance work vs. corrective work
  • Provides feedback to planners on quality of job plan detail and logic
  • Development of an overall program schedule in Primavera P6 for Muscle Shoals CAPEX including major milestones for each project. Requirement of the overall project schedule
    a.    All milestones, (Gates, PO, Deliveries) for all project listed in the schedule with Baseline
    b.    Schedule updated for each project weekly 
    c.    Be resource loaded

  • Serve as primary point of contact for the project team for all matters related to project schedules.

  • Weekly generation of a status report detailing major activities for CAPEX projects to communicate to upper management for items completed the previous week and items schedule for the upcoming three weeks

  • Development of hour by hour outage schedules for project work for major outages in MS Project 

  • Train Maintenance Planners in the use of MS project

  • By the end of the training, the planners should be able to build their own hour by hour resource loaded MS project schedule and know how to update it.

  • Assist Plant Planners and scheduler in development of outage schedules

  • Develop a Project Management Schedule template for Project managers to use in development of their project schedules

  •  Train Project Managers in the use of MS Projects

  • Publishes and updates daily and weekly schedules to affected work groups

  • Adjusts schedules to accommodate changing production priorities or available resources done by maintenance supervisor generally as this person ends up scheduling the mechanics
  • Responds to and participates in the timely execution of critical priority jobs
  • Assists production in the realignment of schedule based on process needs and the current business environment
  • Monitors and tracks weekly schedule compliance, and publishing results cross-site
  • Provides reports on resource utilization and provides input into any staffing changes that may be necessary based on historical trends and forecasts


Leadership Competencies, Technical Skills Requirement


Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration/management or technical field or 5 years of comparable industrial maintenance experience with proven track record
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively in verbal or written formats
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Project coordination experience, scheduling, planning and communications
  • Microsoft Project, Excel, Word proficiency required – HIGHLY SKILLED
  • Experience with SAP is a plus
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Experience required
  • Exceptional team working skills
    Knowledge & skills:
  • Ability to work in a constrained environment (deadlines, costs, able to work under pressure) and ability to drive multiple projects in parallel, which interfere with each other
  • Excellent decision making skills – Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust priorities as necessary to meet changing conditions
  • Ability to drive results – Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Work Process Optimization – Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Team oriented – Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Ability to hold self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Excellent organizational skills – Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Excellent leadership skills - Provides direction, delgates and removes obstacles to get work done





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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.