DuPont Maintenance Coordinator in Cherokee, Iowa

Maintenance Coordinator (Job Number: 190193W-01)


DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Coordinator to join our company at our Cherokee, IA commercial soybean production facility. DuPont Pioneer offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

As the Maintenance Coordinator, you will lead and coordinate daily maintenance activities by setting the schedules for maintenance mechanics through the proper use of the SAP Plant Maintenance system.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and schedule maintenance work for the location

  • Maintain CMMS System (SAP Enterprise Asset Management) includingWork Order quality, Master data, PM Plans, and user training andsupport.

  • Analyze metrics from the CMMS to improve uptime andreduce costs and maintain quality data

  • Order parts or equipment and kit to coincide withmechanics scheduled maintenance activities to ensure timely completion

  • Lead efforts to improve maintenance effectivenessthrough continuously improving preventive maintenance strategy, tasklists, PM intervals, reporting content, parts inventory data, etc.

  • Ensure the maintenance activities are completed inorder to meet expectations of Pioneer’s Process Safety Management processfor the location

  • Work with vendors and contractors to safely andeffectively complete work.

  • Prepare schedule and data for weekly strategic planningmeeting with Operations.

The Cherokee, IA production facility runs on a 24/7, 24/6, or 24/5 schedule during peak times of the year. This role is a day shift role, but will require overtime, weekend, and holiday weekend as needed to support operations. Some home-based computer work may be required after hours to keep production running as well.


The following are required:

  • HS Diploma/GED and 2-3 years of maintenancescheduling or related work experience

  • Hands-on maintenance experience

  • Ability to lead team meetings

  • Ability to have flexibility with changing priorities ona daily basis

  • Strong computer skills. Specifically, experience withSAP or related program is required

  • Problem solving, teamwork, and excellent communicationskills

  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevatedareas; standing and sitting for extended periods

  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors inhot, cold, wet and dry conditions

  • Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and completework that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Willingness and ability to work shift work includingweekends and nights as needed

The following are preferred:

  • Previous experience in a maintenance planner/schedulerrole

  • Two year technical degree or equivalent training

  • Experience/knowledge of computerized maintenancemanagement system (CMMS)

  • Knowledge of root cause failure analysis (RCFA) andreliability centered maintenance (RCM) methodology

  • Self-directed, strong organizational skills, and detailoriented

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Cherokee

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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