West Fraser
Nacogdoches, Texas
Maintenance Planner


• Convert “approved” work requests into work orders
• Assist as required with daily work request review
• Identify required parts for planned jobs
• Arrange “pre-scheduled” contractors and assure that contractors meet requirements for qualifications such as confined space, etc.
• Facilitate the creation of “Job Plans” including the required:

  • Labor
  • Materials
  • Services
  • Tools
  • Procedures
    • “Walk down” critical jobs
    • Create Standard tasks
    • Update PMs in the CMMS
    • Manage the PM schedule
    • Gather input and facilitates shutdown and weekly work schedules to lock down stage
    • Facilitate backlog reviews
    • Verify parts are in the system prior to shutdowns
    • Responsible for the planning of daily maintenance operations in the mill.
    • Track and report on capital projects costs and status on a regular basis, i.e. monthly, or as required.
    • Special projects and other duties as assigned

Education and Experience you will need:

• 5+ years of experience with master data in an operations role, ideally within a heavy manufacturing industry
• Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask, and technically proficient with all MS Office tools
• Must have a general knowledge of industrial parts and equipment
• Associate’s degree in a technical field with experience in Maintenance Planning
• Ability to be proactive with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment that is continually changing
• Excellent communication, organization, planning, project coordination, time management, analytical, problem solving, and follow-up skills.
• Ability to work effectively as a team player in a diverse workgroup

What will make you stand out:

• Experience in wood products/lumber industry

• Familiarity with a CMMS (SAP/Maximo/etc.) functionality and ability to understand system work flows


• Benefits starting Day 1
• On-the-job training
• A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k with company match plus an additional retirement contribution
• Employee stock purchase plan
• Life Insurance
• Disability Insurance
• Paid vacations and holidays

The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is responsible for the safe, efficient, and cost-effective completion of all maintenance projects in the mill during regular (both runtime and shut down) and annual maintenance days.