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Maintenance Planner Job

DATE: Mar 10, 2023

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: No 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “$61,930.00 to $92,890.00” per year.  
Individual pay is based on location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors


What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, and many more. 
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

Armstrong World Industries is seeking a Maintenance Planner in Marietta, PA.


As our Maintenance Planner, you will report to the Maintenance Manager and you will be responsible for effectively planning and scheduling maintenance work while meeting commitments for operating results and budgets.


You will also develop more detailed and complex PMs and job plans that require advanced technical understanding and fundamental process knowledge. You will use the functionality of SAP PM and the Maintenance Business Processes to drive prevention and full functionality.


What you’ll be doing:


Basic Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

  • Moving notifications to fully planned work orders
  • Identifying special equipment requirements and safety precautions
  • Ordering and kitting materials (auditing these kits as pulled through the storeroom)
  • Coordinating weekly and down day plans and schedules
  • Documenting bill of materials
  • Updating PM content and frequencies
  • Auditing work to ensure it is completed to standards defined in the job plan
  • Maintaining accurate work order backlog


Advanced Maintenance Planning

  • Improving PM Master Job Plan quality in terms of content and measurable standards that ensure reliability and process capability
  • Auditing PMs as they are completed to ensure that they are done correctly and updating as necessary through the interaction with the tradesman
  • Developing detailed Master Job Plans for critical repairs – creating a library of critical job plans to ensure effective execution of tasks and improve planning efficiency
  • Handling complex work requests that require the application of basic engineering fundamentals and the use of basic project management skills
  • Analyzing equipment history and cost information to drive improvements to operate results at lower maintenance costs
  • Auditing and reviewing with the Storeroom – obsolete parts, slow-moving parts, overstock parts – and working to reduce storeroom carrying costs


Operating Discipline and Process Improvement

  • Following the defined maintenance business processes and the SAP PM system structure
  • Keeping records and SAP data accurate and orderly for high-quality histories and usefulness in data analysis
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements to increase maintenance effectiveness and efficiency
  • Participating in and facilitating process improvement initiatives that support operating results and cost improvement
  • Meeting commitments for operating results and budgets, including maintenance costs, services outside firms, rental and stores working capital; and direct and period costs related to labor, materials, and energy driven by process reliability and capability


What will make you successful:

  • 3+ years of maintenance planning and scheduling; 5+ years total in manufacturing
  • High school diploma
  • Computer proficiency in SAP PM (or other CMMS system), Excel, and Word
  • Experience with developing and maintaining a budget
  • Demonstration of a technical application of advanced craft skills and basic engineering fundamentals
  • Basic project management skills
  • Basic understanding of predictive maintenance technologies including vibrations analysis, acoustics, infrared and motor circuit analysis
  • Effective writing and data organization skills
  • Facilitation and meeting management skills


Preferred qualifications:

  • Green Belt certification is desired and a long-term expectation
  • 3+ years experience as an industrial craftsman
  • Journeyman Certification in Industrial Maintenance or similar discipline


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Marietta PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta has over 300 employees and is one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America. Sitting on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River, it is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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