May 10, 2024

Maintenance Planner

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
Full-time Management - Maintenance

Job Description

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Maintenance Planner


The MIT Department of Facilities’ Central Utilities Plant (CUP) seeks a maintenance planner to be responsible for--under the general direction of the maintenance manager--scheduling corrective, preventative, predictive, and equipment outage maintenance work orders utilizing the SAP notification and work order management system. 

Will assist the manager and supervisor by ordering repair parts, assist with maintaining the critical spare parts inventory, provide contract and purchase order support with outside vendors for materials and services, and ensure outside vendors are compliant with MIT CUP’s safety orientation policy. Will utilize the SAP computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and work closely with the manager and supervisor to develop and schedule PM work plans, review notifications, and schedule corrective work orders with CUP maintenance personnel and/or contractors accordingly.  


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • At least five years of trade, construction, engineering, or maintenance experience and an in-depth understanding of preventive and predictive maintenance practices and principles
  • Experience using CMMS software, preferably with SAP
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Five years of experience in an operating power plant or a manufacturing, pharmaceutical, or hospital environment


Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 23664.

Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

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