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Maintenance Manager / Maintenance Planner

Rowland Heights, California, United States
April 14, 2018

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Mike Chavez

Maintenance Planner

La Habra, CA ***31


Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Maintenance Planner

Sunopta - South Gate, CA

Responsible for developing, planning and scheduling all Planned and Predictive Maintenance activities in the facility, Supervising 5 maintenance Technicians and providing timely follow-up on Planned Maintenance metrics.Manage the Preventative Maintenance Program including predictive maintenance spare parts inventory and downtime trending by equipment and frequency.Support the development, implementation, and optimization of our CMMS solution. Develop asset hierarchy and data required for fully functioning CMMS. Develop and implement preventative and predictive maintenance procedures based on Equipment Manufacturer recommendations and industry best practices. Collaborate with cross-functional groups including Production, Human Resource, Quality, Supply Chain, Warehousing, and Finance to meet production targets.Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve machines and plant equipment to maximize efficiency via effective Maintenance practices for both Operators and Maintenance Technicians. Manage 5 Maintenance Technicians Promoting a high level of safety awareness and continuous improvement in safety practices; provide appropriate priority to Safety work orders in the planning process.

Maintenance Mechanic / Maintenance Planner

Knotts Berry Farm - Buena Park, CA

2008 to January 2016

Maintain high safety standards and ride reliability by performing routine daily inspections and repairs on all attractions. Visually observe and inspect equipment during operation in order to detect appropriate operation of equipment, any physical deviations and/or abnormalities. Perform Ride Rehabilitation's and new installations as scheduled. Inspect, service, test, troubleshoot, and repair equipment as needed. Trouble-shoot mechanical systems and devices, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems and take appropriate corrective action(s). Detect electrical system malfunctions and take appropriate corrective actions(s). Perform daily inspections and repairs on ride tracks and vehicles, safety systems, power systems, mechanical systems, motors, gear boxes, drives, clutches, mechanical devices, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, and conveyance systems. Used MSDS to provide workers and emergency personnel with procedures for handling or working with substances in a safe manner ie: melting, boiling and flash point. Toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, proper storage and disposal. Manage the Preventative Maintenance Program including predictive maintenance, spare parts inventory and down-time trending by equipment and frequency Sales Manager

Integral Search Partners LLC - Alhambra, CA

2001 to 2008

Recruiting firm that provides services to technical, sales and consulting firms worldwide Business development, Recruit and place highly sought after candidates in all vertical industries and horizontal competencies. Place candidates in US, Canada, Latin America, and UK I have been able to meet and surpass all personal goals. Prospected potential candidates through research, word of mouth referral, and cold calling.

Account Manager

AD Personnel Inc - Beverly Hills, CA

1998 to 2001

Recruiting firm that caterers to consulting firms nationally. Recruited and placed highly sought after candidates in vertical industries (FSI, MFG, Retail etc) And horizontal competencies (EC, CRM, Business intelligents etc). Prospected potential candidates through research, word of mouth referral, and cold calling. Thoroughly screened and processed all candidates. Was able to meet and surpass all required goals by 100%. Specialized in placing Practice Leaders, Business Developers, Account Managers, and IT Architects.

Account Manager

TransQuest Technologies - Century City, CA

1994 to 1998

Responsible for recruiting and placing IT professionals. Recruited and placed highly sought after candidates nationally. Prospected potential candidates through research, internet, word of mouth referral, and cold calling. Thoroughly screened and processed all candidates. Was able to meet and surpass all required goals by 100%. Placed Architects, Software Developers, Systems Administrators, Network Engineers, DBA, and Data Warehousing professionals. Industry Security

Owner and Operator

Uso Security - Los Angeles, CA

1991 to 1994

Security firm that catered to the movie industry. Worked contracts with several production companies. Worked sites across the US and Latin America. Performed personal body guard services. Jet Propulsion Laboratories


Jet Propulsion Laboratories - La Cañada Flintridge, CA 1984 to 1991

Was part of the predictive maintenance program, We would predict when equipment failure might occur, to prevent occurrence of the failure by performing maintenance. Monitoring for future failure allowed for maintenance to be planned before the failure occurs. Predictive maintenance allows the maintenance frequency to be as low as possible to prevent unplanned reactive maintenance. Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures. Dismantle machinery or equipment, installed, removed and maintained water pumps and cooling towers. Assemble and install equipment, such as conveyors, pumps, motors, valves and tram rails. Set up, brace, and rig hoisting equipment. Align machines and equipment. Maintained and moved heavy equipment. Painting Contractor

MJC Painting Inc

1977 to 1984


Some college

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