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Supervisor EAM (Planner/Scheduler) - $65,000-82,000 (DOE)


Location: Birmingham, AL 

Exemption: Exempt 



Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables.  We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work.  As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Position Summary:

The EAM Supervisor supervises and faciliates the effcient flow of work through the Maintenance EAM System.  Fills in for the Inventory Technician and Maintenance Scheduler.  Maintain EAM System relative to equipment entries, routings and/or modifications to existing ones as needed, other EAM maintenance activities as assigned.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the EAM MRO Inventory Technician and EAM MRO Planner/Scheduler.  Ensures the flow of Work Orders and parts in a timely and efficient manner.  Trains and assists the Inventory Technician and Maintenance Scheduler as needed.
  • Assists Maintenance Manager in completion and oversight of projects as assigned, including but not limited to the 5S Initative.  Work with contractors and vendors as required.  Manage special operations projects as needed to improve the operation.  Analyzes data from the JDE and AS400 systems to suggest courses for improvement, worthwhile projects, and to satisfy requests from Managers for information.  Trouble shoot problems (poor yields of ingredients, labor efficiency, performance of PMs, etc).
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation such as attendance tracking, training, periodic reports, work orders, weekend schedules, and audits.
  • Maintain the EAM system relative to equipment and routing additions, modifications, and/or deletions.  Review, modify, and/or create PM Routings as needed, obtaining help from Maintenance Staff as needed to complete.
  • Fill in for Scheduler/Planner and as required.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university is preferred. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel as well as AS400. 
  • Minimum of 2 years expereicne in a manufacturing/industrial environment.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good leadership, organizational, communiction and people skills. 
  • Working knowledge of the overall production process and Maintenance procedures. 
  • Mastery of EAM JDE module is needed. 
  • Critical thinking skills required. 
  • Ability to synthesize data from multiple sources. 
  • Basic math skills required.


Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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