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Southwire Planner, Maintenance in Denton, Texas

Planner, Maintenance

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Date: Nov 24, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76208

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Denton

Shift: Days (7AM - 4PM)

Starting Pay Rate: $25.99

Job Description


Under the direction of the supervisor, an individual will be expected to procure parts, research parts needed, work with maintenance and operations, cycle count, put away parts, optimize cost and work with vendors, and as needed plan and schedule maintenance work activities including major overhauls, machine modifications, outside contract services and procurement of parts and materials to accomplish assigned tasks.


  1. To lead and/or effectively communicate with other employees in order to plan and procure parts, material needs, and downtime required to accomplish tasks of either scheduled or unscheduled repairs and to communicate the status of parts on order.

  2. Initiate new spare parts standards and maintain and update established spare parts standards, mins and max.

  3. Perform assigned tasks independently or with input from supervisor, maintenance engineer, blueprints and/or maintenance manuals.

  4. Complete and maintain records in CMMS, Procureit & SAP as required by management such as maintenance work order, inspection reports, P.M. check lists, quote sheets, etc.

  5. Be thoroughly familiar with the Purchasing/Receiving, CMMS, Supply screens, and Southwire Systems on PC in order to coordinate and follow-up on the ordering and delivery of materials.

  6. Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of all equipment operations, maintenance procedures and operating standards.


  1. Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact.

  2. Follow prescribed safety rules/procedures so as to prevent injury to self and others and to maintain safe equipment and conditions in entire area of responsibility.

  3. Seek the assistance and advice of safety representatives on matters concerning safe practices, policies and/or procedures and give personal support to all safety activities and procedures.

  4. Use the company’s ISO Quality System documentation to help guide all daily quality activities.


  1. Could be exposed to working conditions such as inclement weather, heat, cold, noise, vibration, dust, dirt, fumes, water, oil and heights.

  2. Where conditions require, protective equipment will be issued to the employee.

  3. Could involve the handling of hazardous materials/hazardous waste either by the transportation of or the placement into containers.


  1. High school diploma, or equivalent, is required.

  2. Must meet Southwire Company General Hiring Standards.

  3. Minimum five years’ work experience in a purchasing role or similar.

  4. Must be familiar with computer systems (desk-top/laptop/main-frame) and able to use them effectively.

  5. Must be familiar with the following Microsoft applications: WordPerfect, Excel, and Power Point, and be able to use them effectively.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Denton

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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