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Engineering Project Planner



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
  • Demonstrable project planning experience in a related field
  • Awareness of budget and financial management
  • Strong communication skills (able to present in a variety of formats and styles)
  • A balanced and considered approach to problem resolution
  • Highly IT literate - MS Office and/or Google Suite, planning software (e.g. MS Project)
  • Commercially aware and consider cost impacts on decisions and proposals
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • 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.

  • Contact: Paul Leyshon

This position is now closed.

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