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We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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Maintenance Planner

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.


Job Location: Portland, OR


Job Summary: The Maintenance Planner is responsible for planning and scheduling machine repair, overhaul, preventive maintenance, and full scope ownership of the CMMS system. Coordinate with Production and Maintenance Managers for necessary resources and time for machine repair work.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaison between maintenance, production and other supported departments for all non-emergency work, ensuring that all internal customers of maintenance receive timely, efficient and quality service.
  • Review and prioritize all incoming work requests and visit job site for work clarification
  • Estimate labor resources, materials, permitting, safety issues and equipment condition required for work order completion
  • Evaluate quotations for maintenance materials and outside contract labor (when used). Enter purchase requisitions, material reservations, pick lists, stores requisitions and goods movements for materials
  • Enter purchase requisitions and service entries for outside contractor labor
  • Through numerous forms of communication, coordinate availability of manpower, parts, materials and equipment in preparation for work execution to include work preparation tools and materials.
  • Schedule resources for completion of planned work activities
  • Entering recommended tasking and frequency into the CMMS & ensuring PM task workload is balanced in final PM plan
  • Conducting PM scheduling meetings with maintenance and production personnel
  • Maintain site maintenance & equipment records in CMMS system
  • Lead the PM Teams both Production and Maintenance during the scheduled PM Time
  • Perform other maintenance related tasks & assignments as requested by maintenance leadership
  • Provide post PM reporting on effectiveness metrics and required follow up items


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • An Associates degree is preferred but a combination of education and experience will be considered
  • A minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience, 2 years of which must be in a maintenance organizational role


Demonstrated Abilities:

  • Must be able to use computer programs and software such as MS Office and Outlook
  • Must be able to read and comprehend policies, quality management system procedures and other plant procedures
  • Basic knowledge of principles and procedures for labor management, scheduling, team building, and reporting.


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on:  Oct 16, 2021

Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211

Department:  Mechanics
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Portland Holding Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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