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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler III C-Shift



Huntsville, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

At Blue Origin, we envision millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. We’re working to develop reusable, safe, and low-cost space vehicles and systems within a culture of safety, collaboration, and inclusion. Join our diverse team of problem solvers as we add new chapters to the history of spaceflight!

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for all aspects of planning and scheduling for the Maintenance department including creation of work orders and PMs as the need arises. This includes the efficient and effective planning and scheduling of resources to conduct activities with minimal downtime and with maximum efficiency. In order to fulfill these responsibilities in the most effective manner, the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is empowered to manage work priority, develop job plans, define parts and materials, and engage the accurate resources to develop a safe, effective and efficient work control plan. In this role, you will coordinate with plant production scheduling to plan and implement preventive maintenance activities, with minimal disruption to production, facilitate work orders by defining the tasks, estimating duration, identifying constraints, and assigning appropriate resources. You will also be responsible for sourcing, ordering, and confirming receipt of parts and materials to support work order completion, as well as evaluating status of work and report problems to supervisor and/or management and provide recommendations for corrective actions, where applicable.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) certification preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in sophisticated mechanical and electrical maintenance scheduling and planning (Production Planning and Scheduling experience may substitute)
  • Knowledge of spare part's inventory/materials and prioritization of ordering critical spare parts
  • Knowledge and experience with multiple different CMMS systems (Maximo, SAP, FIIX)
  • Developed organizational skills and ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to chart/graph reports and present to management

  • Outstanding organizational skills with ability to develop short and long-range goals
  • Knowledge and experience with crafting/writing SOP’s and procedures


  • Knowledge and experience with Primavera P6 or MS Project highly preferred
  • Hands on Maintenance experience with mechanical and electrical processes/machines
  • Computer programming/software skills
  • Project management experience (PMP Certification)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Inclusivity Statement

Don’t meet all desired requirements? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every desired qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays.

Discretionary bonus: Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.

Eligibility for benefits varies by role type, please check with your recruiter for a comprehensive list of the benefits available for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Washington Fair Chance Act, the California Fair Chance Act, the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at EEOCompliance@blueorigin.com.

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