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Engineering Maintenance Planner




£35000 - £40000/annum £35,000-£40,000


Posted: 24/01/2023

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Engineering Maintenance Planner - Peterborough
We are Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, supplying comprehensive rolling stock and infrastructure solutions for the global rail industry and setting the standard for excellence.
We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Planner based at Electro-Motive Diesel Limited (EMDL) facility in Peterborough. As a Maintenance Planner, you will be accountable for planning all short and long term scheduled maintenance, defects and loco failures week to week whilst providing a first line contact within the customers office.
Are you fast thinking and dynamic? Do you have sound knowledge of class 66 or freight locomotives in general? Do you enjoy problem-solving? Do you have a good grasp of Excel? This role would be ideal for a candidate with good knowledge of rolling-stock and looking to enhance their skill sets in a customer-facing role.
The Role:
* Primarily, plan all short and long term scheduled maintenance, defects and loco failures week to week at our three maintenance depots and across the UK for our field team using various documents that track our maintenance periodicities.
* Work with the Customer, Fleet Manager, Depots and Field Service Team to agree the weekly maintenance plan, ensuring its achievable and loco down time is being utilised efficiently to avoid locos returning to depots unnecessarily.
* Use past freight loco experience to help make decisions on how best to react to defects raised by the customer, prioritising those that need attendance first to avoid potential service failures.
* Have loco availability at the forefront of your mind when making decision and look beyond the day to day to help us achieve contractual KPIs.
* Work as the sole EMD representative within the customer site and have an ability to react to information disclosed in the correct manner with company values in mind at all times.
* Facilitate daily meetings with depots and customers to obtain information allowing us to forecast accurate prediction to aid the customers diagram planning.
* Maintain repair plans for all raised defects ensuring all are captured in field maintenance or when locos visit depots next.
What we would love you to bring to the role:
Strong work ethics, a methodical and pro-active approach to task completion and the ability to translate technical information into decisions are key to be successful in this role. You will need to demonstrate excellent inter-personal skills and an appetite to learn new skills and progress the company forward. You will bring a good knowledge of rolling-stock, solid excel skills, and see problems as a challenge.
Ideal Qualifications & Experience
* English and Math at GCSE, or equivalent, desirable.
* Higher or Advanced Diploma or equivalent.
* Hold relevant City and Guilds, Awarding Body Consortium (ABC), EMTA Awards Ltd, SVQs, Technical Certificates or equivalent
Weekly Hours:11 hour-shift including 2 weekends in 4 / 4 on 5 off - 5 on 4 off - 5 on 5 off
We can offer you: Salary: £35000-£40000 plus benefits including Enhanced holiday entitlement, Enhanced pension contributions; life assurance, Company sick pay & a Medical benefit salary sacrifice scheme, Employee assistance program, Retail discounts, A friendly work environment
To Apply: Please press the 'Apply' button, and candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted within 28 days. Thank you for your interest in the role.
You may have experience of the following: Locomotive, Engineering, Shift Engineer, Mechanical, Electrical, Lead Engineer, Senior Engineer, Senior Maintenance Technician, Engineering Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering Manager, Maintenance Planner, Multi Skilled, MultiSkilled, Engineering Coordinator, Rail Industry Railway Peterborough

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