Maintenance Planner

LocationChatham, Ontario
Reports ToMaintenance Manager

Greenfield is looking for a Maintenance Planner to join our growing team.

This position is responsible for scheduling, planning and follow-up of all maintenance activities at the Chatham plant and ensure that all maintenance work carried out has been properly recorded in Maximo. The Planner will take responsibility for Preventive Maintenance (PM) programs and implement routines to track work orders through Maximo.

Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.

Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.

Who You Are:
  • Completion of a post-secondary technical diploma preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in maintenance planning.
  • Experience with CMMS such as Maximo system would be an asset.
  • Competent person who is familiar with the Occupational Health & Safety Act Green Book requirements and administers all applicable regulations consistently.
  • Resourceful and practical, with demonstrated problem solving and decision making capabilities.
  • Strong organizational skills paired with an ability to manage multiple priorities with competing demands.
  • Focused individual who works to achieve department objectives while maintaining safety standards.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead the weekly planning meeting and provide daily permit requests to affected departments.
  • Ensure all new and existing equipment has a PM routine and schedule entered in Maximo.
  • Ensure all PM routines are kept up to date.
  • Create a weekly schedule and assign tasks to Maintenance techs in Maximo Visual Assignment.
  • Ensure all necessary parts for planned PM’s are stocked.
  • Ensure all follow-up work orders are generated following the PM completion.
  • Run PM reports weekly and notify Maintenance Manager of any non-compliance.
  • Determine validity and scope of work requests. Give sufficient information on work order (including drawings, etc.) so that tradesmen can quickly determine scope and direction of work. Upon approval, ensure all necessary parts are ordered or in stock using department resources as necessary.
  • Estimate manpower requirements and enter in work order system.
  • Prioritize and recommend a work order schedule.
  • Coordinate scheduling and planning of annual plant shutdown and other regular maintenance shutdowns.
  • Plan and participate in site walks with contractors and Greenfield operators to ensure safe and efficient work.
  • Maintain the maintenance backlog.
  • Maintain equipment records; implement plans to migrate to electronic equipment files.
  • Provides coverage for Maintenance Manager during their absence.
  • Responsible for maintaining records within Maximo on all regulatory equipment inspections including PSV, API 653 tank inspection and Boiler and Pressure Vessels.
  • Contributes to establishing acceptable spare parts inventory levels based on frequency of usage, criticality of equipment, and delivery time.
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and advocating 5S opportunities within facility.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including Root Cause Analysis, HAZOP, and design review.
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.

Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid
    personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and

About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change
  • Core Principles


We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.


We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.


Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.


Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.


At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.