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Malvern, PA

At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
At Beyond Meat, we are focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience. 
The Maintenance Planner is responsible for planning preventative maintenance activities with the focus on improving equipment reliability and decreasing unplanned downtime.


  • Planning
  • Researches, gathers data, analyzes, and documents maintenance needs to automate current process, address problem areas, and improve existing workflow within the database.
  • Plan for all jobs to increase “wrench time”; and maximize efficiency.  Upon completion, communicates ideas that would make future jobs more efficient.
  • Compile information into an electronic “job package” that is ready for mechanics and communicates to the team regarding critical steps in the process.
  • Assists management with parts requirements research.
  • System Management
  • Provides technical assistance and training to maintenance team in the operation, configuration, diagnostics, and troubleshooting of the preventive maintenance programs.
  • Maintains maintenance backlog and continues to update with work ready and ranked by area, priority, and equipment availability.
  • Coordinates development of a preventive maintenance database, including data input.  Monitors, maintains, and audits the accuracy and integrity of the Preventative Maintenance database.
  • Communicates with CMMS/Fix program vendors regarding software upgrades, needed program modifications, and technical issues.
  • Reporting & Documentation
  • Develops and generates regular and special preventive maintenance database reports.  
  • Along with the maintenance manager develops and maintains training materials and work instructions for maintenance program.
  • Effectively writes work orders with clear and concise work scope.
  • Communicates with maintenance supervisors and manager, the status of available work.  Generates documentation to report to upper management.
  • Attends the weekly scheduling meeting.
  • Assists in making safety procedures and ensures all aspects of company safety policy are incorporated into the job plan.
  • Requirements:

  • Associates degree, technical school training and/or equivalent hands on maintenance experience
  • 5 + years’ experience preferred in a maintenance leadership or planning role
  • Other Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, Outlook) with the ability to learn new applications.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency
  • Strong understanding of budget management and ability to focus on cost efficiency/reduction. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions. 
  • Able to understand technical manufacturing and packaging equipment as well as complex diagrams.
  • Thorough knowledge in the field of industrial maintenance.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principles and maintenance practices.
  • Strong time management skills with multi-tasking competency, ability to prioritize, follow-up, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to maintain accurate records and work products.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers.
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic while working as a team with the flexibility to work independently.
  • Must have good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Warehouse and production manufacturing environment that includes both tempered and ambient areas.
    Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
    Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

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    • Company Address 119 Standard Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, USA
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