Engineering Planner




Engineering Planning


£44,500 to £0 Per Annum


Excellent Pension, Paid Overtime, 25 Days' Holiday + Bank Holidays & more



Contract Type:


Engineering Planner

Stoke, Staffordshire

Salary £44,500 per annum

Hours - Days Monday to Friday (No Evenings, No weekends)

One of Europe’s leading manufacturers with multiple Global Manufacturing sites and 2,000+ employees within the UK alone. They are now seeking to appoint an Engineering Planner to strengthen their team.

Duties of the role:

  • Liaise with members of the Engineering, Production, Stores and Quality departments to identify future maintenance requirements.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities through a computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Review all maintenance schedules of plant and equipment to determine the frequency of inspections and issue worksheets accordingly.
  • Coordinate contractors and review the standard of work completed by contractors and the internal engineering team, ensuring all work has been completed correctly and meets Health & Safety policies.
  • Work with the Engineering Manager and Team in identifying areas where efficiency improvements could be applied to make the Maintenance function more effective.
  • Develop and optimize maintenance schedules to improve reliability and meet OEE targets.
  • Utilise a computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) to plan maintenance, schedule PPM's, and monitor spare parts inventory.
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety, LOLER, PSSR and PUWER, conducting risk assessments to ensure statutory compliance is being met.
  • Responsibility for maintenance duties undertaken by Maintenance Engineers, ensuring priority tasks are completed within expected timeframes and plans followed.
  • Create daily and weekly plans, ensuring spare parts and other equipment is available.
  • Define and maintain maintenance KPIs across planned, preventative, and strategic maintenance approaches.
  • Work closely with Stores and Engineering to define appropriate stock levels given cost, space and order lead times.

The Person

  • Will need to hold relevant engineering qualifications and should be able to demonstrate at least 12 months experience working in a Engineering / Maintenance Planner role within a manufacturing environment. 
  • Will need strong PC literacy and be competent in the use of computerised systems for maintenance management or stores management.
  • Will understand Health & Safety legislation within an Engineering and Manufacturing environment.
  • Will be able to analyze Engineering and Maintenance challenges and apply practical solutions.

The Salary & Benefits

  • Salary £44,500 pa
  • Excellent Pension
  • Paid Overtime
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount on products
  • Gym Membership

With great road links, this role is commutable from: Staffordshire, Cheshire, Crewe, Keele, Stoke, Newcastle-under-Lyne, Stone, Leek, Biddulph, Kidsgrove, Alsager, Nantwich, Congleton, Holmes Chapel, Middlewich, Sandbach, Stafford, Uttoxeter, Audlem, Market Drayton, Burton-upon-Trent.  Job Ref: 3492.