Maintenance Planner

Job Locations US-IL-Rochelle
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description



  • Analyze existing maintenance methods and implement processes to improve and streamline the preventive maintenance program
  • Assist in Project Management and coordinate the procurement and administration of consultant and contractor services. Monitor vendor activities to assure contractual compliance
  • Provide cost estimates, risk analysis, and production estimates for the evaluation of potential projects
  • Routinely work with production on projects, priorities, and timetables as required
  • Evaluate new manufacturing technology and recommend re-engineering options to improve the economy of maintenance
  • Provide maintenance assistance as required on problems relating to operation of production equipment and facilities
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Utilize and record work in CMMS (SAP) daily
  • Ability to work alone and with little guidance
  • Work with Teammates and Electrical Supervisor utilizing a continuous improvement mindset to improve equipment uptime & effectiveness
  • Follow all Health and Safety procedures set out by Atlas Tube and OSHA, including LOTO.
  • Consistently adhere to and support company policies, work instructions and/ or other procedures and API/ ISO requirements
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy



  • Three years multi-craft maintenance
  • Experience in shop floor interfaces such as MES as well as SAP based platforms
  • High School Diploma or equivalent



  • Ability to communicate in English, use measuring and testing devices, hand and power tools and basic math calculations
  • Mechanical aptitude necessary for fulfillment of job requirements
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This includes ability to demonstrate competence in functions such as pivot tables, if statements, etc.




The information below outlines the aggregated physical demands of all positions within the Rochelle Facility. All shop floor job positions and tasks were considered to determine and objectively quantify the physical and cognitive demands that each Birmingham teammate requires to successfully carry out their duties and responsibilities.


In addition to physical capabilities, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and required equipment that may require to be operated is also included. These factors should be considered when determining physical capabilities as well as cognitive competence.



Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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