Mechanical Maintenance Planner

  • Kruger, Inc.
  • Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
  • Aug 04, 2022

Job Description


Activity sector: Pulp and Paper
Site: Kamloops


The Kruger Kamloops Pulp Mill is looking to hire a full-time Mechanical Maintenance Planner to join our Maintenance team. Reporting to the Planning Superintendent, the successful candidate will plan and schedule for multi trade crews within a multi trade work environment.


  • Improve maintenance productivity through effective planning and scheduling of activities and resources
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Implement excellent planning and scheduling practices for preventative/predictive, routine and planned outage maintenance work
  • Planning work orders
  • Identifying safety and environmental requirements
  • Establish work methods
  • Identify resource requirements
  • Estimate the cost of jobs
  • Check availability of workforce and materials refurbishment planning
  • Provide vacation coverage for Mechanical Supervisors
  • Other duties as reasonably assigned
  • Provide weekend support on rotation (approximately four times per year)


  • Detail oriented with proven organization skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities along with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple tasks
  • Working knowledge of budget and accountability processes
  • Team player who is able to maintain effective working relationships with other personnel including trades, peers, superiors, vendors, etc.
  • Committed to best practices in health, safety and environmental management
  • Self -motivated, open-minded and results oriented
  • Proficient with computers and computerized maintenance systems (SAP)


  • Possess an Interprovincial Red Seal Certification in a Mechanical Trade
  • Previous experience planning and scheduling within a multi trade work environment
  • Proficient with computers including experience in working with a computerized maintenance system (SAP)
  • A dual ticket is considered an asset


At Kruger, we believe in giving our employees the space to grow in a dynamic and stimulating environment, to encourage their development, and to enrich their professional lives. That's why many of our employees have been with us for a long time.

When you work at Kruger, you can count on a wide range of benefits such as competitive group insurance, registered pension plans and continuing education programs. In addition to finding a stimulating work environment that offers many opportunities for growth, you'll have the chance to work for a company that truly cares about its employees.