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Mechanical Maintenance Planner

Requisition ID:  25671 

Reflected in our name, AM/NS Calvert is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel Corporation, two of the world’s leading steelmakers. We use the most innovative technology to create the steels tomorrow’s world will be made of. As part of ArcelorMittal, every day over 190,000 of our talented people, located in over 60 countries, push the boundaries of digitalization and use advanced technology to create a world that is stronger, faster and smarter. Our strength comes from having a rich tapestry of high-performance, multi-cultural teams, each of them working together effectively to achieve the same organizational goals. AM/NS Calvert promotes an innovative, diverse team experience, while supporting our team members in advancing their careers.


Located in Calvert, 35 miles north of Mobile, Alabama, our state-of-the-art steel processing facility has the capacity to process 5.3 million tons of high-value steel grades in the North America market. We are constantly striving to work safer and smarter, and to make our products stronger, lighter and more sustainable so we can meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, our communities and the wider world.


AM/NS Calvert is expanding its existing portfolio with the addition of a brand new, cutting edge Steelmaking facility in Calvert, AL. The addition of this facility to our site creates a unique competitive advantage, providing team members with endless opportunities to use the latest technology, develop innovative solutions, and drive digitalization across everything we do We invite you to apply to join this Steelmaking start-up and become a part of forging the future of steel in Alabama for generations to come.



The Maintenance Planner is accountable for development of comprehensive work packages, supporting excellence in execution of the right work at the right time, by multi-discipline trades, including internal and external department resources for a broad cross-section of equipment.

Planners are recognized for their expertise in applying planning process ‘best practices’ and should be capable of planning work for multi-disciplinary trades against a broad cross-section of equipment. The focus is on job planning, not craft planning. Planners typically require equipment knowledge breadth and capability to interact and plan for multi-discipline trades. A ‘craft’ background (certificate of qualification) is beneficial.


The Basics:

  • High School Diploma or GED-equivalent
  • 3 years’ minimum experience in maintenance activities within a heavy manufacturing environment needed
  • In-depth experience with SAP CMMS required
  • Working knowledge of SAP-PM and FMEA
  • Working knowledge of maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic
  • Ability to communicate technically and effectively with Engineers and Specialists as well as outside Contractors and Vendors
  • Experience or design knowledge of Electric Arc Furnaces, Ladle Met Furnaces, Vacuum Degassers, Slab Casters strongly desired, including knowledge of pumps, hydraulic systems, lubrication systems.



The Extras:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Engineering-related programs or combined equivalent of education and experience
  • Prefer 5+ years’ experience in maintenance activities in a heavy industrial environment
  • Business economics, Maintenance Reliability, and Lean Six Sigma knowledge preferred



  • Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
  • Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Ability to be in the “field” working with the craftspeople to effectively analyze tasks and make comprehensive job plans




  • Manage the planning element of the Asset Reliability Maintenance Process (ARMP) through application of accepted planning practices leveraging Maintenance Work Management, Professional Maintenance organization, processes, and enabling technologies
  • Develop Work Packages with the required level of detail to achieve effective and efficient scheduling and supporting maximum effectiveness and efficiency during execution including work safety
  • Develop plans which assure minimum cost of Repair and Maintenance (R&M) and involve execution resources, and other knowledgeable Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) in plan development with the following:


      • Walk-Down of identified work must be completed utilizing the ‘Walk-Down’ Template
      • Tasks, Craft & Craft Duration, Parts & Materials, Services (rentals) estimating must be complete and accurate based on validated scope utilizing the ‘Estimating’ Template
      • Materials and non-human resources must not be missed, however must not be wasted
      • Effective use of scheduling software to produce a detailed schedule laying out the planned work




  • Office and Industrial setting in a Steelmaking Facility
  • Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads



AM/NS Calvert focuses on hiring the best candidates, so we strive to provide the best benefits and perks to make your world easier.

Health & Wellness - You can choose between a high deductible health insurance plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a traditional PPO plan with a Flex Spending Account (FSA) option.  We provide excellent dental and vision coverage and an employee assistance program (EAP). We also have a 24-hour on-site gym available.

Financial Protection - We provide life insurance, short- and long-term disability plans, AD&D insurance, and 401k with an employer match of 6%.

Compensation - We offers competitive pay with quarterly bonuses as well as a comprehensive relocation package.

Workplace Flexibility - Paid vacation, starting at 13 days per year, increasing with tenure. Additionally, we provide 10 paid holidays, bereavement leave, and parental leave. AM/NS Calvert believes in a positive work-life balance and offers remote work opportunities, flexible work hours, and alternative schedules, depending on the position.

Career & Personal Development – We offer a tuition reimbursement program and provide in-house training on professional topics, technical skills, and leadership competencies.

Culture – Our culture is built on a foundation of its core values, which include safety, teamwork, accountability, relationships, and sustainability. We emphasize collaboration and recognize every individual's unique contribution, encouraging a diverse and inclusive workforce where all team members can grow and develop.

Way of Life – On-site 24/7 convenience mini markets are located throughout the site.  AM/NS Calvert has a strong commitment to community involvement. Team members can contribute and get involved in giving back to their communities.


If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-289-3000 or email to communicate your accommodation request.  Do not email your application materials to this email address.  Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
AMNS Calvert is an EEO Employer: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Disability, Age, Vet, and Other Protected Group Status. 

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

Job Segment: Facilities, Maintenance, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, ERP, Operations, Manufacturing, Management, Technology

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