Planner/Coordinator Maintenance

About the role

Location: Port Murray, NJ

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.

•    Responsible for Operability of systems/installations to be maintained
•    Responsible for proper work preparation for day-to-day maintenance, shut downs, project activities
•    Responsible for scheduling the maintenance works through alignment and consultation with Operations and involved disciplines and resources
•    Responsible for updating SAP data (functional location, asset structure, equipment, maintenance plans, BOMs, documentation) with the help of the maintenance manager and reliability engineer
•    Creates task list for individual maintenance plans
•    Ensures proper document management/updates for maintenance activities.
•    Key area of responsibility of this function is for Plant Operability in LV and MV.
•    Understands available on hand resources and requests additional resources when needed based on workload or project activities.  
•    Defines the need for overtime based on urgent/emergency work 
•    Prepares the day-to-day resource planning  to execute the schedule agreed in the weekly planning meeting and adjusts based on reprioritization due to emergency maintenance events
•    Uses fill in work for technicians to reduce non-productive time
•    Distributes the work to technicians, provides technical support as needed and collects feedback at the end of the day
•    Confirms the mechanical completion of relevant repairs with production via Operations Supervisor
•    Close out work orders in SAP and create follow up work orders as needed  based on findings from PM’s and events throughout the day
•    Schedules Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) work for timely execution and schedules any resulting follow up work orders
•    Coordinates and supervises contractors on site 
•    Prepares and maintains monthly on call calendar for technicians taking into account the skills and competencies of the employees
•    Assists with emergency repairs as needed based on resource demand.
•    Ensures cost efficient and safe execution for planned maintenance activities in day-to-day maintenance, shut downs, projects of own work as well as with contractors.
•    Creates a purchase request for quotation / purchase for materials (if not managed via MRP process)
•    Responsible of workorder process for external contractor management and Evaluation of executed jobs
•    Updates continuously the standard task lists in SAP to ensure that accurate plans exist for recurring jobs and efficiencies from the execution are captured
•    Maintenance set-up and detailed execution there of Equipment and consumable ordering aligned with approved spending level
•    Works closely with Maintenance Manager, Process Engineer, Reliability engineer and Production Manager
o    Release of work orders based on total planned cost according to authorization matrix
o    Acceptance and approval of services (works) of external companies not within his/her authority of Approval Customer
o    Main key customer is Production (approx. 80%) and 20% other departments (QC, Logistics, etc.)
•    Works closely with Maintenance Manager, Process Engineer, Reliability engineer and Production Manager

About you

•    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 
•    Thorough knowledge E&I or Mechanics depending on the discipline
•    Ideally > 3 years of industrial maintenance and/or engineering experience 
•    Good knowledge of SAP or other maintenance software a plus 
•    Microsoft office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)
•    Ability to work within a team environment
•    Good communication and coordination skills (internal customer support) 
•    Service oriented
•    Serve as a role model for living our values, Responsibility, Respect, Exceed and Nimblicity
•    Decision making during on-duty for maintenance activities in terms of machinery / technology in his/her area

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Marc Kochan, ( Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions. In Europe, Borealis is also an innovative leader in polyolefins recycling and a major producer of base chemicals. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value-adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. With operations in over 120 countries and head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs around 6,000 people. In 2022, we generated a net profit of EUR 2.1 billion. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of our shares. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), owns the remaining 25%. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. Our operations are augmented by two important joint ventures: Borouge (with ADNOC, headquartered in the UAE); and Baystar™ (with TotalEnergies, based in the US). | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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The hiring process

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  • We get to know each other
  • Proposal & agreement
  • Make It Real

The selection process may vary based on position & profile. Our Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide detailed insights into the specific procedure once we connect with you regarding your application.

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