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Engineering Maintenance Planner

Job Reference:
Date Posted:
18 November 2019
Up to £40,000 + Package
Pension and Package + Bonus
Food, Drink
Job Function:
Job Type:
Start Date
18 November 2019
Contract Duration:
Closing Date:
25 December 2019

Job Description

New Chapter are currently supporting a much-loved global brand in the search for an Engineering Maintenance Planner. Reporting directly into the Engineering Manager you will be shaping the future of maintenance strategy and making sure that assets are looked after or optimum performance. 

Ideally you will have a understanding of maintenance plannings and knowledge of CMMS systems and SAP would be an advantage however the engineering manager is happy to take on an enthusiastic junior planner and develop them further.

This role will generate, coordinate and monitor effective planning cycles for all planned engineering activities.

Your Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for creating daily/ weekly maintenance plans across site
  • Ownership of yearly maintenance plans
  • To optimise available engineering resource to maintain and improve operational effectiveness
  • Effectively liaise with Engineering stores lead to align job kitting and lead times
  • Maintain effective communication through PMS
  • Responsible for reporting leading and lagging planning KPI’s
  • Responsible for 3rd party planning – service contracts
  • Key system user responsible for asset structure, new employee training and document control of new installs (CMMS)
  • Review of PM effectiveness in conjunction with Maintenance Excellence Manager
  • Support the site and departmental 5s programme
  • Develop maintenance improvement techniques
  • Support reliability centred maintenance/ FMECA activities relates to maintenance performance
  • Actively seek to deliver most cost-effective maintenance planning solution
  • Part of team delivering local site improvement projects to budget
  • Review planned maintenance activities and identify opportunities to improve cost effectiveness


Key skills & experience:


  • Experience in an engineering maintenance team carrying out maintenance in a FMCG environment.
  • Knowledge and experience in planning work for adherence to key legislative standards.
  • Possesses good communication and organisational skills.
  • Strong team working, problem solving and prioritisation skills.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Be flexible and be able to work on own initiative.

This is a great role in which to become part of a global business, it opens so many doors to future career progression and as such if you’re looking to make a move it should be with a view of developing a career with your next company.