Maintenance Planning Engineer,

China, Zhejiang, Ningbo

Business unit: Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


1. Ensure HSE policies & procedures and local regulations strictly followed without reportable injury and LSR violation by internal & external resource
2. Ensure ALPS_AMM process fully implemented in the responsible area
3. Develop detailed job plans that ensure safe and efficient execution of all maintenance jobs
4. Prepare overviews of work permit requirements and maintenance input into work permit as part of job packages
5. Manage the work order backlog by: reviewing backlog and planning list, group notifications together that can be planned and worked as a single order
6. Create purchase request for necessary components and track it
7. Building the job plan library ensuring accurate plans exist for high-frequency jobs
8. Prepare of plans and schedules for TAR events
9. Plan, staff and manage labor and other resources under unit turnaround/shutdown conditions
10. Properly schedule various daily maintenance/shutdown/TA activities by closely working with gatekeepers and execution supervisors
11. Prepare & check material/spare parts before the job executed, kitting for high efficiency improvement
12. Provide field construction supervision ensuring job safety without LSR violation and reportable incidents
13. Provide professional AMM analysis & KPI performance tracking, identify bad actors and input to reliability engineer for continuous improvement
14. Manage and administrate resident contractor under framework agreement

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

1. University/academic level with Mechanical or Engineering Management related major
2. Good communication and strong coordination & planning
3. Good command in English written and oral
4. Proficient master of SAP_PM/MM Module, Excel, PPT etc. office software
5. Strong problem solving & Result driven
6. Above 3 years experiences in dedicated Maintenance Planning position
7. The Job’s career development direction will be either naturally the position of planning manager or maintenance supervisor/engineer