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Maintenance Planner Mechanical Engineer

Kitchener, ON, Canada
April 17, 2022

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Tahir Gul- (PMP, MMP)

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Kitchener, N2R 1V5

Willing to Relocate

Maintenance Planner

Core Competencies

Maintenance Planning

Safety Policies

Inventory Management

Effective Communicator

Interpersonal Skills

Organizational Skills

Highly Organized

Result Oriented

Problem Solving


Top performing Maintenance Planner with over 08 years of planning and scheduling experience, committed to quality, productivity, and high professional standards

Graduate Mechanical Engineer, PEMAC-MMP and PMI-PMP, SP

Achieved excellent Performing Team Leader award for carrying out capital projects in house, saving company over $500,000, and, for regularly achieving departmental objectives

Solid skills in Safety procedures implementation with risk assessment and Zero Lost-Time –Injury

Enhanced Maintenance services and raised productivity of working mechanical systems like ship unloaders, conveyors, compressors, blowers, dust collectors above 95%

Implemented root cause failure analysis while using Root Cause Analysis Tools to eliminate chronic failures and ensure plant availability above 95%

Comprehensive technical support and vendor liaison provided during capital projects like conveying lines, ship unloaders right from design till complete handing over of all systems

Proficient in using MS Office, Planning software CMMS SAP Plant Maintenance, Smart Plant

Demonstrated ability to train, motivate, build and evaluate cohesive teams that achieve results. Expertise included interpersonal, communication skills and financial management

Ontario Drivers Licence G

Professional Experience

Maintenance Supervisor- Olymel Foods October 2020 Onwards

Developing and implementing CMMS (SAP) master data and structure for production lines for all functional locations and equipment’s

Evaluating work flow management process and providing recommendations for pro-active maintenance tactics

Developing and implementing key performance indicators for maintenance department to enhance availability of key equipment’s

Analyzing and suggesting applicable reliability centered maintenance (RCM) initiatives and to raise efficiency of plant equipment’s

Supporting to implement Good Manufacturing Practices as well as Hazard and Critical Control Point as per regulatory guidelines

Maintenance Planner- Blount International Canada 2018 - 2020

Creating, developing and implementing efficient and effective maintenance plans containing detailed time and spare parts to maintain machine operation for large manufacturing plant

Scheduling and supporting maintenance supervision functions to fulfill all maintenance work orders completion as well as compliance to meet departmental benchmark of 90%

Effectively utilizing and maintaining CMMS SAP PM Module for work request generation, resource planning, prioritization, feedback and report generation to monitor back log

Reviewing and providing critical feedback for all modification as well as expansion engineering projects related to design failure mode and technical documentation and drawings

Ensuring safe work practices at shop floor as per Ministerial regulations and company policy by regular safety inspections and Gemba Walk on the shop floor

Planning manpower and material resources for annual shut down jobs with 100% compliance and maintaining relevant indexes and record using project management skills

Reviewing Preventive maintenance program implementation and continuous improvements compliance and effectiveness with key stakeholders and providing support to front line technicians

Coordinating and Establishing optimized stock levels for all critical equipment’s, to ensure their reliability as well as 100% spares availability well aligned with departmental budget as well

Creating and maintaining maintenance plans library, equipment data base and bill of materials in CMMS with demonstrated knowledge of its complete implementation

Maintenance Planner – Emirates Global Aluminium, UAE. 2009 –2017

Scheduled the maintenance works to increase the equipment reliability to 95% against a target of 85%, e.g. Ship Unloader's, Belt Conveyors, Compressors, Blowers, Dust collectors

Led the multi-trade team multiple times to find root cause of problems, Risk Management and brainstorming sessions to reduce operational Break Downs less than 4%

Maintained all technical documentations, Material Safety Data Sheets, Equipment Manuals, Labour hours for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities to improve maintenance practices

Supported the progressive maintenance program named Total Productive Maintenance to achieve the required benchmarks indicators for preventive, corrective and break down maintenance

Implemented the full cycle CMMS SAP in the area for processing of maintenance notifications and work orders at all levels to track the maintenance practices, resource utilization and trends

Identified and implemented Permit to Work System for all maintenance activities to ensure safe work environment for team members through standard operating procedures and task risk analysis


Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) PEMAC 2020

Graduation in Mechanical Engineering, (EIT, PEO) 2008

Evaluated by University of Toronto as equivalent to Canadian Master’s Degree

Professional Certifications & Memberships

PMI-PMP (Project Management Professional) and SP (Scheduling Professional) 2016

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