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Mine Mechanical Maintenance Planner

Job ID 15077211 Date posted 01/29/2020
Location : Eveleth, MN
JobCode : 3122
Position Type : Salary

Description :

Summary of Principal Functions:

This position will provide proactive and preventative mechanical maintenance planning to the mining department in accordance with established mine planning standards to enable safe and efficient execution of scheduled work.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the weekly asset meeting in development of the plan and schedule.

  • Orders all necessary parts and materials to complete the work plan.

  • Communicates with materials and maintenance scheduler to get necessary parts pre-positioned and/or delivered to the job site prior to commencement of the job.

  • Utilizes General Repair Improvement Process (GRIP) for major equipment shutdowns, which is typically any work greater than one day in duration or having a significant impact to the mine plan.

  • Ensures, with help from the supervisors, that work orders are properly closed out, coded properly, updated with accurate labor hours, parts and procedures and that the equipment history is updated.

  • Assists in the development of long-range maintenance schedules and budgets.

  • Reviews opportunities for trial and tracking of new / existing products or services with engineering and Reliability departments.

  • Solicits and receives feedback from maintenance supervisors and mechanics for continuing improvement of maintenance planning practices.

  • Partners closely with reliability teams.

  • Ensures that all planning elements of the Cliffs’ Maintenance Process and Standards (MPS) are fully implemented and functioning.

  • Generates required maintenance performance reports.

  • Communicates the department’s key maintenance performance indicators (KPIs) as well as the company’s KPIs and analyzes our performance against those indicators.

  • Interfaces with OEMs, vendors and contractors on non-purchasing related issues.

  • Plans for the future and for continuing improvement of maintenance planning practices.

  • Works closely with the maintenance and reliability engineers in performing Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and maintenance improvement.

  • Ensures that all department work performed is done in a safe manner and that all work areas are maintained to meet or exceed all Cliffs’ rules

Education Needed:

2-year degree or higher in a technical field from an accredited institution.

Experience Needed:

3-5 years’ experience in heavy industry or mining/mineral processing operations.  Project experience, including installation and startup is helpful. Prefer supervisory experience, preferably in a union environment.

Who We Are

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota.

By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency.

Ready to seek your newest professional adventure? Explore our range of opportunities and join us at Cliffs.

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Employment Opportunities

Cleveland-Cliffs offers opportunities for high-performing individuals in a myriad of technical and professional disciplines. Whether in the field or office, Cliffs fosters an environment that empowers our employees to achieve their highest potential. Regardless of the location, employees will be presented with a challenging and rewarding environment. A competitive compensation package, opportunities for advancement and work-life balance all lead to a positive, passionate career at Cleveland-Cliffs.

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