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Project and Maintenance Scheduler

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  • Don't miss this opportunity to use your maintenance and planning experience in a challenging role!
  • Put your expertise to work in a dynamic role within a collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefits with a global leader!


Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol can be found in products from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to paint, silicone sealants to synthetic fibers. The energy sector is one of the most rapidly growing markets for the use of Methanol and greatly relies on the expertise and commitment of Methanex as their trusted supplier.

With the care of the environment as the root of their business, Methanex is a Responsible Care® company committed to the safe, ethical and environmentally sound management of the chemicals it makes and uses. Responsible Care® is an ethic established by the Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). The Responsible Care® ethic is an integral part of Methanex’s global commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, wherever Methanex does business.


Methanex is currently seeking a Project and Maintenance Scheduler to join the team in Medicine Hat on a full-time basis. 

In this role, you will be responsible for scheduling and sequencing all work occurring on site including routine maintenance, CapEx and OpEx projects, Turnarounds, Plant Outages, and all site activities which require resources. This role will also see you coordinating the scheduling of Maintenance work in conjunction with Maintenance Supervisors, Technicians, the Operations Department and any other relevant stakeholders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with centralized Maintenance Planning, CapEx and OpEx leads to develop and optimize routine maintenance activities as well as day to day projects. 
  • Coordinating schedules and applying them to the Methanex Turnaround standards. 
  • Developing weekly maintenance schedules in conjunction with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Coordinating regular review meetings to ensure there is common understanding and acceptance for planned Maintenance & Turnaround schedules. 
  • Developing longer-term maintenance schedules for selected high criticality maintenance work. 
  • Managing the use and development of maintenance scheduling tools to ensure the process is as efficient and accurate as possible. 
  • Tracking the availability of all staff, contractors, and any other critical resources. 
  • Ensuring supervisors are aware of the resources required to carry out the planned maintenance work program and subsequently advising supervisors where there may be a mismatch between planned work and available resources. 
  • Working with the production coordinator to ensure the plant is available as necessary to complete the designated maintenance schedule. 
  • Participating in weekly manpower allocation meetings.
  • Ensuring the coordination of external services, contractors, and equipment rentals. 
  • Ensuring any plant outages for maintenance work are optimized so that all relevant work is identified and completed during a minimum number of events. 
  • Developing systems to monitor and record compliance with the planned schedule. 
  • Updating the CMMS database with changes identified by system users or as a result of plant modifications.
  • Assisting with the development of plans, cost estimates, and schedules for Maintenace projects and Turnarounds. 

In order to qualify for this role, you will need a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar mechanical scheduling role. Previous planning experience is strongly preferred as is a relevant industrial trade certification. 

Our ideal candidate will be customer focused with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships, including strong team collaboration skills, diplomacy and tact and a dedication to exceeding the expectations of internal and external customers. Your terrific organizational skills and detail orientated nature coupled with excellent time management and prioritization skills will enable you to manage several competing priorities at once. 

Finally, you will be an independently motivated and results-oriented individual with a demonstrated ability to consistently exceed identified goals within a changing and evolving work environment. 

If you have the drive, determination, and ambition to meet and exceed expectations, then we invite you to apply today!


Building on our core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, our corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. We are also very active in supporting educational and training/development initiatives. We sponsor scholarships and co-op programs at local colleges and universities as well as hands-on training programs at our manufacturing facilities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect to receive an industry competitive salary along with medical and dental benefits

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! 

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