Many organizations either have the need for or have implemented the role of the Maintenance Planner Scheduler. This is an important role in proactive maintenance cultures and properly utilized, can deliver a significant return on investment. Yet, there are many reasons that we fail to maximize the return on this investment. Studies have shown that only about 10% of all Planner Schedulers are utilized properly. To ensure that maximum investment, we should audit and benchmark the Planner Scheduler function along with individuals holding the role.