Preventative Maintenance Coordinator

Job description



Under the general direction of the Work Control Manager or designee, the Preventative Maintenance Coordinator works closely with internal departments and external vendors to establish a preventative maintenance program associated with manufacturing processes, instrumentation and equipment/systems.  This may include identifying and scheduling Preventative Maintenance requirements for equipment/systems per GMP and industry standards. 



  • Develop, maintain, and continuously evaluate an effective preventive maintenance program (including repair, modification and installation of equipment) to improve systems efficiency and ensure optimum performance and equipment life cycle.
  • Develop programs and processes regarding the preventive maintenance program and makes long and short-range plans for creating asset inventories, prioritizing work, upgrading systems, replacing mechanical equipment, and making repair/replacement recommendations.
  • Formulate solutions that are in line with PM Strategy & Implementation Plan to minimize waste while ensuring facility PM requirements are met.
  • Assist in developing and implementing manufacturers recommendations for preventative maintenance strategies
  • Establish scheduling procedures for preventative maintenance with work groups
  • Recommend and implement changes to work policies and equipment procedures. Establishes and recommends cost effective P/M procedures to maintain and improve equipment/systems specific functionality.
  • Generate, review and approve PM management system and associated metrics, (i.e., PM recall system, reports, schedules, etc.)
  • Generate and manage work request forms for P/M and other related maintenance on equipment/systems
  • Revise and approve PM and related SOPs
  • Provide general and SOP specific training to maintenance technicians
  • Interface with all departments and levels in the Facilities Maintenance Department regarding P/M issues
  • Oversee special projects.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for preventive maintenance issues.
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facilities management, or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Work on assignments that are extremely complex in nature in which independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations
  • Capable of concurrently executing and managing a variety of projects
  • Demonstrated excellence in time management, organization, and both written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and building controls in the operation of buildings systems
  • Extensive knowledge of preventive maintenance systems and industry standards and the ability to create, implement and evaluate preventive maintenance programs
  • Extensive working knowledge of formal work order system and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) software




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Job No:
Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time