Maintenance Marshville, North Carolina


Position at Pilgrim's


  • Maintain equipment records in SAP
    • Add (and Inactive) equipment records to as equipment is installed or de-installed
    • Maintain equipment attributes, such as ABC, type, functional location to support repair analysis.
    • Maintain equipment catalog profiles to drive part failure data collection on notifications.
  • Setup and maintain all predictive and preventative maintenance plans in SAP to maximize equipment reliability.
    • Determine the most effective method/tool to conduct preventative and predictive maintenance checks based on equipment critically.
    • Setup PM plan in SAP for each piece of equipment, including frequency, mechanic tasks, parts needs, tools needed, safety procedures.
    • Generate PM work orders in SAP, from the PM plans for the next 14-28 days.
    • Monitor and report if PM work is being completed to maintain equipment reliability, and comply with regulations and audits.
    • Release and Schedule PM work orders to maintenance crews.
    • Seek input from maintenance supervisors to continually improve and adjust PM plans based on equipment and part performance/failure.
    • Monitor and analyze SAP part failure data (along with supervisors and maintenance manager) to detect trends (good or bad).
  • Plan and Schedule Corrective work to maximize crew utilization and effectiveness.
    • Reviews work request (SAP Notifications), collaborates with requestor, and creates the Work Order
    • Plans the work, including estimated labor by craft (Mech, Elect, Refrig), and special equipment or permits needed.
    • Identifies and reserves parts (or creates purchase requisitions) for parts and services.
    • Prepares job plans and work order packets for mechanics.
    • Maintains a task list library for reuse.
    • === Scheduling ===
    • Interfaces with operations to validate work priority and equipment availability
    • Collaborates with Maintenance Supervisors on next week’s available hours (crew size), to build weekly schedule
    • Reviews Planned Backlog of work that is ready to execute
    • Selects work from backlog and schedules the work to crews  (while minimizing scheduled overtime).
    • Leads weekly maintenance scheduling meeting.
    • Prepares weekly metrics –


The minimum requirements for education and experience are listed below. Consideration will be given to individuals with an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Have at least 1 year experience as a maintenance planner or coordinator.
  • Strong working knowledge of industrial maintenance and electrical functions.
  • Ability to build and use maintenance library for repairs.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical/engineering documents, drawings, schematics.
  • Ability to write detailed repair reports as well as good verbal communication.
  • Post-secondary education and/or a technical trade degree required.



  • Must be willing to work a changing shift schedule and on a rotating weekend on call list.


Computer Skills:

  • Expertise and proficiency with basic office computer software, and the ability to learn how to effectively use maintenance software to input data, research parts and analyze repair history detail.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Purchasing, and Microsoft Office products.  Prefer SAP experience.


Physical Requirements:

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50#.


Working Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to wet conditions.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to high noise environments.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditions.
  • The employee will regularly be exposed to chemicals used in the process.