San Antonio, Texas

Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Founded in 1985, ATS is a company with a presence in the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom. We are professionals in Industrial Maintenance and we make factories run better. Click to learn more about ATS


  • Responsible for planning, scheduling and coordination of proactive maintenance work performed at the site with the objective of optimizing total maintenance cost and effort by maximizing maintenance work force productivity and increasing quality work performed to expectations.


  • Evaluates non-emergency work requests, develops scope of work, and inspects job location to determine job requirements.
  • Estimates labor hours, skillsets, parts, materials, equipment and special tools required to complete proactive jobs in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Gathers relevant technical documentation such as drawings, schematics, specifications, spare parts lists from equipment histories, OEM manuals and the Knowledgebase system. Verifies the availability of parts prior to scheduling the job. Arrange for special tools and auxiliary equipment when required.
  • Maintains an organized and prioritized work order backlog to determine the next highest priority jobs to be planned next and maintains the Ready Backlog at or above 80%.
  • Employs the continuous improvement process to update Job Plans for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Conducts weekly planning & scheduling meetings with Production to determine work order priorities, communicate work order status and alter planned maintenance activities if necessary.
  • Creates a Weekly Technician Schedule that includes priority planned jobs and preventative maintenance tasks that utilize 100% of the available technician labor hours.
  • Improves work order planning and scheduling effectiveness through the review process and use of the maintenance metrics.
  • Maintains records and files essential to meaningful analysis and reporting of maintenance related matters.
  • Trains site employees on CMMS and ensures that it is working with integrity and is being utilized.


  • Associate Degree required in a technical field with 1-3 years of maintenance scheduling / planning experience and/or 5 – 10 years as a machine repair technician, or equivalent combination of both
  • Familiar with industrial manufacturing environment
  • Electrical/mechanical aptitude
  • Proficiency with computers, maintenance systems, and applications including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain positive, professional relationships
  • Desire to develop leadership attributes
  • Experience in job plan development, job scheduling, and work execution
  • Project management and capital project experience preferred
  • CMRP certification
  • Green Belt certification
  • STS certification


  • Drive & Motivation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Task Management
  • Strategic Skills
  • Customer Focus

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb, ascend/descend or balance to heights that may require a ladder or lift; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in confined spaces; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to use close vision and color vision. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. Work is typically performed in a factory environment and is usually very loud. In the factory environment, the employee may be exposed to hazardous materials and/or greasy or slippery factory floors.
  • Medical/dental plans
  • Prescription drug program
  • Vision plan
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account

Development and training:

  • Development is at the core of what we do and ATS is committed to providing our employees with the opportunity to expand their skillsets. You’ll be given the resources and mentorship you need to succeed in a company committed to education, development and organic growth.
ATS is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment to all applicants and employees, regardless of age, color, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other legally protected status.

San Antonio, Texas

Founded in 1985, Advanced Technology Services (ATS) employs over 1,700 people across the US and Mexico. ATS is headquartered in Peoria, IL with offices and services centers located in Greenville, SC, Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI and Monterrey, Mexico.

ATS specializes in outsourced industrial maintenance services and MRO asset management. ATS is the one-stop shop for all things related to factory maintenance. However, what makes our company extraordinary is our people. ATS is and always will be a people company. ATS has a long history of supporting our veterans, active duty, and military spouses through military hiring. As a company whose active and former military population makes up nearly 20% of the work force, you'll be surrounded by a supportive community of people who have shared experiences. Together, we make factories run better.

At ATS, we offer our employees more than just a job. We offer a career path with unlimited opportunities for improvement and advancement. It's our uncompromising commitment to continuous improvement, training and operational excellence that makes ATS a great place to work.

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