Maintenance Planner

Posted 22 July 2024
Salary £35,000
LocationNorth Shields
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionMaintenance

Job description

The rewards and benefits on offer:

  • Good pension scheme (company matches up to 9% employee contributions)

  • Medical insurance scheme (Westfield cash plan)

  • EAP, including high street discounts, free counselling etc

  • Free fruity Tuesdays (and Wed too usually)

  • Group Life Assurance scheme (x7 death in service benefit)

MTrec’s New Opportunity

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our prestigious engineering client, based in Tyne & Wear, with their plans for growth and expansion, by recruiting a permanent Maintenance Planner to join their team. You will be joining a fast-paced, dynamic company, with an excellent team-based culture and huge opportunities to progress your career. Our client is a major international player in their specialist industry sector and supplies its quality products globally. You will be joining a very secure and expanding business, where you will enjoy a varied working environment, a great team culture and a great new career move. Please apply now for an immediate response.

The job you’ll do:

  • The Maintenance Planner (MP) has the responsibility for administrating the Company’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Utilising the CMMS system, the MP has the responsibility for the planning and execution of all site

  • wide planned maintenance and general planned maintenance activities in all areas of the site.

  • Administer the Site CMMS including any system changes and upgrades

  • Populate the CMMS with all relevant General and Planned Maintenance instructions, activities and data

  • Issue Planned Maintenance Works Orders to all relevant stakeholders in a timely manner

  • Liaising with key stakeholders onsite, raise relevant Works Orders via the CMMS system

  • Identify and purchase required spares/consumables for Planned/Corrective Maintenance tasks

  • Provide weekly/monthly department KPI trends by [all] departments / lines

  • Be actively involved in all department spends tracking (Inc. Repair Costs, Tooling, etc.)

  • Support the wider department in administrating the site Asset Management system

  • Be actively involved in managing any obsolescence and critical spares control

  • Drive continuous improvement of CMMS & PM work orders

  • Support Reliability Engineers with Contractor administration control e.g. issue daily tracker,

  • manage all documentation (permits, inductions, liability insurance, etc.)

  • Administration of site-specific inspection reports

  • Department Meetings timetable – arrange and administrate where required

  • Always comply with company EHS policy and statutory requirements.

  • Lead by example on all matters of Health & Safety.

  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in accordance with all applicable safety procedures.

  • Completion of all mandatory EHS training and refreshers as required in a timely manner.

  • Practice safe working techniques in all that you do.

  • Effective waste management control within the relevant area of responsibility, to control, reduce and eliminate waste within anything that we do.

  • Adhere to high levels of GMP and ensure 5S is always carried out.

About you:

  • Maintenance or Engineering qualification desirable (minimum Level 3 NVQ)

  • IOSH Managing Safely is desirable

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of working in a busy manufacturing maintenance department

  • High level of engineering appreciation

  • Proactive

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 

  • IT Literate

  • Organised, methodical approach to problems, able to achieve deadlines.

  • Strong and effective communication skills to all levels within the business.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own or within a team.

  • Proactive Team player who is self-motivated to continuously improve and learn in the workplace.

  • Resilient, strong character who is willing to challenge in a positive professional manner.

  • Able to work to deadlines and targets.