Maintenance Planning Team Leader

Danville, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Production & Manufacturing
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/06/11
Job number:US_RS_07535
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Your responsibilities

Oversee and direct improvement of machine availability and efficiency by systematically addressing part and procurement issues that inhibit productive operation of machinery; supervise and manage Maintenance Planning team employees, including scheduling work, delegating work assignments, and evaluating performance; develop and maintain comprehensive plans for preventive and predictive maintenance activities for production assets; coordinate with fellow managers regarding installation and removal of equipment; assist with coordinating engineering changes to enhance equipment production operations; coordinate outside services required for machinery repairs, and oversee purchase order requisitions for all goods, equipment and services related to maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery; communicate with shift supervisors regarding maintenance issues, and ensure adherence to all maintenance-related company policies and procedures, as well as with applicable external quality standards, including lATF 16949/1SO 9001; and prepare and implement training activities in maintenance and continuous improvement techniques for maintenance personnel.

Your profile

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering, or closely related field of study, or foreign equivalent degree.
  • 2 years of experience in a maintenance planning or procurement position or related maintenance role in the heavy duty industrial and automotive crankshaft industry.
  • Must have 2 years of work experience with each of the following: overseeing maintenance parts purchasing process and vendor management for CNC metal machining equipment
  • reviewing and analyzing spare parts and critical spare parts inventory levels for CNC metal machining equipment; performing analysis of downtime data and machine component failures for CNC metal machining equipment to drive improvement actions
  • managing and maintaining budget; compiling daily, weekly, and monthly KPI data reporting for management and board of directors.


Email resume to Reference Maintenance Planning Team Leader position. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation and identity.


From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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