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Maintenance Scheduler

Chester, VA, 4101 Bermuda Hundred Road, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States of America Req #192
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
About AdvanSix AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

AdvanSix, Inc located in Chesterfield, Virginia has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Scheduler. This position will be scheduling all maintenance activities, including coordination with Capital projects, for the Chesterfield facility. This is a fast-paced maintenance department and a very dynamic working environment.


·Schedule planned maintenance work packages in SAP for all work in the plant utilizing man power reports to determine work that can be scheduled

·Review and confirm proper notification/work order priorities in SAP, working with Maintenance Coordinators

·Schedule routine, PM, and small capital work orders

·Work with the Maintenance Coordinator, Maintenance Planners, and Maintenance Supervisors to ensure that all parts, shared services, and safety issues have been addressed prior to scheduling the work

·Schedule scaffolding as needed based on job requirements utilizing in house scaffolding contractor

·Maintain KPI metrics for schedule attainment, schedule loading, PM hours worked, OT percentage, and break in work through the schedule compliance report in SAP

·Lead Maintenance Sub-Team meetings, working with planners, Maintenance Coordinators, Supervisors, Unit Leaders, Execution Leader, and Engineers to prioritize work, prepare schedules, and manage costs

·Utilize T-7 scheduling methodology in coordination with input from area sub-teams to develop a seven-week look ahead schedule and detailed weekly work schedule

·Lead plant rate strategy meeting while coordinating with the SIOP group to determine and scheduled downtime on assets within the plant line up with production schedules

·Participate in daily update meeting to ensure communication with the Operations and Maintenance on daily scheduled activities and the next day's scheduled activities

·Lead outage/TAR scheduling activities including working with Maintenance Planners, the Maintenance Execution Leader, Capital Project Managers, Operations, and outside contractors in the development of an integrated schedule for all outage/TAR activities utilizing SAP, Microsoft Project, and PWA (Microsoft Project Web App)

·Confirm that site TAR schedules are correctly transferred to the master planning database(s) utilizing Power BI reporting module.

·Work closely with site planners and TAR managers to schedule appropriate internal and external resources with Risk and mitigation for assigned plant Turnaround both small and large outages.

·Understand and explain variances between forecast and actual costs

·Provide relief planner coverage for vacations and training in other areas of the plant

·Provide coverage for outages and as requested by management

·Facilitate positive change in the Maintenance organization by proactively driving department initiatives such as SAP enhancements, Planning and Scheduling improvements, Maintenance cost and plant downtime reduction projects, etc.

·Perform other assigned duties as requested to support Maintenance and plant operations

Basic Qualifications:

·High School Diploma or GED

·5 years of maintenance experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

·2 years of experience working with SAP or maintenance work order processing system

Additional Qualifications:

·BS or AS degree in Engineering Technology or a Journeyman Craftsman Certification (such as machinist, pipefitter, welder, electrician) preferred

·5 years of experience in maintenance planning or scheduling in a chemical industrial or manufacturing environment preferred

·Demonstrated ability to incorporate safety into foundations of work activities

·Strong written and verbal communication skills

·Strong leadership skills

·Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization

·Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives

·Able to manage multiple priorities

·Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

·Demonstrated ability in the use of maintenance work processes

·Ability to drive improvement in LEAN management processes

·Experience in the use of IT tools to forecast and monitor key maintenance metrics (e.g. work hours and task progression)

·High level of computer skills in the processing of information in particular Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, and Access preferred

·Experience and competency in the use of SAP for scheduling activities preferred

·Knowledge of basic maintenance crafts including electrical, instrumentation, pipe fitting, shop machinists, welding, insulation, painting, field machinists, auto mechanics, HVAC, and carpenters preferred

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.  AdvanSix Inc. requires all new hires to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated for Covid 19 prior to beginning employment, subject to any legally required accommodation.  In accordance with the law, AdvanSix Inc will consider accommodation requests for an exemption due to medical conditions, including pregnancy, or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent vaccination.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family SC01 - ISC Non-Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Chester, VA, 4101 Bermuda Hundred Road, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States of America