Engineering Project Planner

  • Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
  • Hatfield, UK
  • 24 May, 2020
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Engineering Project Planner

Competitive salary plus pension, training & development

I am currently looking to recruit an Engineering Project Planner to join my client based in Hertfordshire.

Vacancy description

A fantastic opportunity has come up within the Project team for an Engineering Project Planner. Due to this recent growth and success, the Central Automation Engineering team is growing and we're now looking for an Engineering Planner to ensure that multiple projects are planned and structured to complete on time, in a safe manner and within budget. The primary focus of the team is planning the delivery of UK and international Automated Distribution Centres, as well as supporting the Automation Engineering management team with wider projects and strategic planning.

Key responsibilities:

* Create and maintain tools to aid planning of current and future projects, ensuring consistency of approach that enables global scaling

* Create, maintain, review and administer realisation and implementation teams' schedules and plans

* Keep the project team up to date on progress to present to key stakeholders

* Liaise with managers and engineers to discuss the progress of the project and address any issues that arise

* Manage multiple projects and programmes, maintaining strategic plans & forecasts for projects

* Present planning information for project or departmental meetings

* Work closely with engineering supply chain to create schedules and help manage deliveries to site

* Work to and follow all CDM guidance, both external (CDM Regulations 2015 and associated Guidance L153) and internal

* Create plans and budgets to support OSP Solutions pre-contract bid activities

* Identify risks and opportunities in plans

Minimum skills/experience required:

A STEM subject degree or 3+ years of planning experience,

5+ years for lead levelTime management and planning skills

Awareness of budget and financial management required for lead level and understand commercial impacts

Ability to work as part of a team and individually

Strong communication skills (able to present in a variety of formats and styles)

The ability to multitask and manage and prioritise a complex diary

Demonstrate a balanced and considered approach to problem resolution

Highly IT literate, proficient with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite and relevant knowledge of Planning software including MS Project, experience working with Microsoft Office and Google drive.

Appreciation and aptitude to debate detail (both technical and commercial) with both internal and external parties

Commercially aware and consider cost impacts on decisions and proposals

Work in a safe manner at all times and appreciate the implications and requirements of relevant product safety and compliance

Preferred (in addition to minimum):

Knowledge of VBA and Google script

Package Benefits:

* Pension

* Life Assurance

* Private Medical Insurance

* 23 days holiday, increasing to 25 with 3 years' service

* Employee Assistance Program

* Income protection

* Share schemes

* 15% Company discount

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful