This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: USA Jobs Post | USA Jobs Index | N Dakota

Find jobs in North Dakota today!

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

  Jobs in North Dakota  

Bringing the best, highest paying job offers near you

previous arrow
next arrow

Maintenance Planner Scheduler – Manufacturing


This is a Full-time position in HARWOOD, ND posted February 5, 2021.

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit .

What we are looking for:

We are hiring a Maintenance Planner Scheduler for our Drayton Foods manufacturing facility in Fargo, ND. If you consider yourself someone who is: Responsible for planning and scheduling all modification to existing equipment and facilities and preventive maintenance in assigned areas.

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunity to work in a growing segment of a major food manufacturer and showcase your leadership and technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwan’s Company.
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.


  • Determines feasibility of work orders and receives approval to pursue.
  • Obtains blueprints and/or electrical schematics for review.
  • Organizes all pertinent parts and tooling. Verifies equipment availability for all maintenance work requested. Utilizes kitting process to increase effectiveness.
  • Estimates maintenance labor hours and materials needed to complete work orders.
  • Prioritizes work to be completed.
  • Prepares requisitions and allocates material to work orders.
  • Coordinates work with originating department and follows up to assist in any problems encountered.
  • Schedules preventive maintenance on all machinery in plant and surrounding areas and maintains accurate records of work done.
  • Maintains history on all machinery parts costs and man-hour costs in plant and outlying areas.
  • Schedules work orders to assure timely completion of work according to established priorities.
  • Maintains work order documentation including date description of work completion time and cost of project.
  • Prepares reports as directed.
  • Communicates with other supervisors and leads to find out about equipment problems.
  • Reports major equipment problems to manager as needed.
  • Schedules preventive maintenance on all machinery in plant and surrounding areas.
  • Establishes preventive maintenance schedules for all new equipment and updates as needed.
  • Maintains scheduling documentation including date completion time (p.m. hours emergency hours) and cost of project.
  • Schedules safety checks of all micro switches and emergency stops and maintains records to meet OSHA requirements.
  • Maintains machinery history files (all man-hour and parts costs) on all machinery in plant and surrounding areas.
  • Recommends equipment changes as indicated by history records.

What we need from you: 

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference.  Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.  We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.

Education: Two-year degree in specialized trade or equivalent combination of education and experience

Years of Related Experience: Typically has two or more years of related experience


  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have experience with SAP.
  • Prefer experience within the food industry.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude to efficiently assign work and audit for effectiveness.
  • Candidate should possess intermediate mechanical electrical and automation skills.


The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.