Maintenance Planner Scheduler (Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN)

Simplot Canada (II) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company. The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Maintenance Planner assists in administering and directing the maintenance planning and scheduling functions in a safe, cost effective, and timely manner. This role is accountable for the effective utilization and administration of contracts and contractors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures the accurate and timely tracking of department costs consistent with Divisional and Corporate standards.
  • Ensures the development, maintenance and recording of a parts list and information library for all assigned equipment.            
  • Maintains computerized maintenance management system and database for record keeping, preventive / predictive and reporting purposes.
  • Ensures crew scheduling is completed in a timely manner, consistent with operating requirements and complies with company and legal requirements. 
  • Ensures maintenance requests are tracked and reviewed, on a weekly basis, including Food Safety, Employee Safety and Repair activity.
  • Ensures that the interface with other support groups is conducted in a participative management style; ensures interface with contractors, vendors and customers is handled in a professional manner.
  • Supports capital project planning and plant downtime tracking/reporting requirements.
  • Ensures that additional accountabilities, as may be required by management, be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational and Division standards. 

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Other Information

Job Requisition ID: 14107 

Travel Required: Less than 10% 

Location(s): FG Plant - Portage la Prairie 

Country: Canada 


** Simplot Canada (II) Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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