Maintenance Planning Engineer

£33000 to £40000 per annum
16 May 2018
13 Jun 2018
Zack Gordon
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Planning Engineer
£33,000 - £40,000

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Planning Engineer to join a global speciality chemical manufacturing business, based in the West Thurrock area.

As the Maintenance Planning Engineer you will be responsible for all Planning/Scheduling of maintenance activities across the manufacturing site including facility. The right Planning Engineer will have previous experience scheduling mechanical and electrical maintenance tasks, continuous improvement planning as well as planning any maintenance projects across the site.


Your duties as the Maintenance Planning Engineer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Plan TBM (Time Based Maintenance) for shift engineers as well as determine and procure electrical and mechanical spares to reduce Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) and increase (Mean Time Between Failure)

2. Pro-actively plan/schedule & execute projects to be carried out by shift engineers. Also determine, document and complete Preventative Maintenance (PM) activities including identification and rectification of electrical and mechanical issues, including PLC/SCADA systems.

3. Day to day planning and upkeep/maintenance of the facilities as well as maintaining a safe and clean working environment. Also to Provide technical expertise for the specifications, purchase, installations/commissioning of new equipments or upgrades ensuring smooth management of change processes.

4. Proactive and reactive root cause analysis and solution finding to prevent continuous issues as well as a focus on continuous improvement of the machinery and production lines on site.

5. Use of a CMMS system to plan/schedule maintenance and run maintenance tasks and projects for multiple teams of engineers to execute.experience with Shire Piranha or Maximo is advantageous


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Maintenance Planning Engineer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Posses relevant qualification such as HNC or HND in either Electrical or Mechanical engineering related discipline.

2. Solid experience in a similar position where you are planning maintenance activities using the relevant software (CMMS)

3. A working knowledge and practical experience planning/ scheduling within high demanding manufacturing environments with little shut down time.

Key Words: Planning Engineer | Maintenance Planning | CMMS | Engineer | Planning | Maintenance Planner | Critical Management Maintenance Systems | Scheduler | Scheduling Maximo | Shire |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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