Maintenance Planner


Singapore, SG, 758091

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role

  • Plan, prioritize, schedule and manage maintenance activities to maximize availability through lifetime extension and breakdown reduction
  • Review and adapt preventive maintenance plan to optimize performance


Key responsibilities include

  • Supervision/Leadership
    • Plan and prepare all planned maintenance work together with realistic scheduling
    • Maintain the production equipment to ensure that the line efficiency and quality targets are met
    • Apply the Total Productive Management (TPM) principles in aim for supporting zero loss targets
    • Work in line with the defined safety standards and procedures
    • Ensures and coordinates proper handover between operations and maintenance for all maintenance jobs
    • Maintain and report work orders in Maximo System to ensure proper work order/job registration.
    • Plan and track monthly programs for completion
    • Answer customer queries, any other duties required
    • Liaise with technical crew and various departments to ensure smooth and timely completion of planned tasks
    • Perform data input and analysis
    • Optimisation of the schedule in collaboration with the core team
    • Capturing of the current status and continuous progress update
    • Production of extracts from the time schedule for internal and external reporting
    • Prepare lists of required materials, tools and equipment as well as procurement needs
  • Spare Part Management
    • Daily meeting with Maintenance stream leader and coordinator, including monitoring of work orders
    • Daily review of spare -parts and production line availability
    • Daily GR, PR, DO review and archive of document
    • Completion rate and accuracy of weekly parts audit
    • Ensure completion and accuracy of annual parts audits
    • Ensure inventory levels, contact customer service, and purchase parts in a timely manner
    • Reducing Costs, Reducing Downtime.
    • Sourcing more cost-effective suppliers
    • Increasing Work Identification, increasing Work Planning
    • More Effective Work Scheduling, More Effective Work Execution
  • Work instruction:
    • Update and ensure proper documentation of Procedures, SOP, Specifications, and Work Instructions etc.
    • Write SOP/SWP for preventive maintenance, machine troubleshooting and work-related
    • Provide training for in house people or process equipment topics


About you

  • At least a Diploma/ NiTEC in Mechanical/Mechatronics/Automation
  • Strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, pneumatic
  • Strong Leadership skills and team building
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of working experience in the Mechanical / Automation / Process Control discipline
  • Preferred experience in a manufacturing background or food processing industries with hands on experience in equipment maintenance
  • Skilled in in planning and acquires good interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Experienced in managing maintenance workflow (job lifecycle) management and the supply work processes
  • Microsoft Office experience is essential
  • Good reporting and data handling
  • Ability to analyse, solve problems, planning and execute tasks assigned

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

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