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Maintenance Planner


Danville, VA, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-VA-DANVILLE-PLT-0126-2198   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Heather Rodriguez  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 




About the Position

Maximize equipment uptime through well planned scheduled maintenance work. Effective preventive maintenance procedures, through proper planning. Effective maintenance planning and execution, utilizing auditing systems. Drive and implement changes to machinery/equipment achieving greater efficiency.  


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, work and develop schedules and/or maintenance programs for preventive maintenance, new work and overhauls. Plan new equipment installation and equipment modification. Supervise maintenance group during absence of supervisor, roughly once/quarter.          
  • Coordinate all work that involves a change in equipment or process through Engineering Manager/Maintenance/Safety.                  
  • Perform administrative responsibilities, to include regular back log status reports, weekly forecast of maintenance work reports, weekly report of work completed – planned and/or scheduled.
  • Order all materials for direct delivery required for work, including the planning and screening of orders placed by others to prevent duplication and provide receiving control. Set-up parts in storeroom, equipment list for new and established equipment. Maintain maintenance records for accuracy.         
  • Work closely with: The Engineering Manager for team needs and priorities to develop daily, weekend or shutdown schedules. The Maintenance Manager to ensure plant consistency in priorities and procedures in using the system. Staff engineering to ensure proper follow up on releases, secure technical assistance as needed and maintain open lines of communication.              


Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or 5 years relevant manufacturing experience
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to direct others, forecast, establish priorities.  Experience directing others preferred.
  • Proficient use of MMIS to process work orders, analyze and define equipment problems and develop PM and overhaul programs.
  • Time Management skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required to bridge the technical discipline in a project-based environment with complex multifunctional solutions.
  • Problem solving skills. Must be technically competent at laying out work effectively for all crafts involves. 
  • Knowledge of plant systems and equipment output preferred.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Danville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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