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  • Job reference: RMS0111057

Lead Planning Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/06/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
◦(a) The role requires a candidate who can be hands on in producing daily detailed planning deliverables and work as part of the team whilst also being able to review and plan at a strategic level to maximise schedule performance
◦(b) Liaise with the Estimating/Project Engineers/Lead Engineers/Construction Engineers/Client and others as appropriate to identify and quantify project scope.
◦(c) Prepare plans in conjunction with those responsible for their execution, for all project work in accordance with project procedures.
◦(d) Development, management and distribution of Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 project plans as required for each element of work authorised by the Client.
◦(e) Review externally produced plans to ensure they comply with the needs of the project.
◦(f) Integrate plans for individual jobs into overall project plan.
◦(g) Collate and download progress as provided by those responsible for the execution of the work.
◦(h) Progress reporting including manhour, progress & productivity reports/histograms/fully developed working plan/s-curves/forecasts.
◦(i) Identify areas where performance is at variance with the baseline plan and discuss corrective action with those responsible for the execution of the work.
◦(j) Review & monitor planning processes and procedures to maintain a continuous improvement programme.
◦(k) Control of Engineering CTR/Jobcard data.
◦(l) Support Project Engineer during regular progress meetings.
◦(m) Produce ad-hoc plans as required within the Contract.
◦Interface with cost control department to forecast final man-hour estimated expenditure.Liaise with the Estimating/Project Engineers/Lead Engineers/Construction Engineers/Client and others as appropriate to identify and quantify project scope

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦Educated to a degree or HNC level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline.
◦ Track record of continuous professional development.
◦Sound knowledge of Primavera P5/P6.
◦Ability to make decisions, meet deadlines and a track record of delivering results.
◦Accuracy and attention to detail.
◦Deliver to a challenging reporting calendar
◦Demonstrable experience in a relevant industry position where robust planning was key to the ongoing success of the business. Significant planning experience with experience in a senior / lead planning role.
◦Offshore planning experience.
◦Good communication skills to ensure correct information is being sought and received from all other departments. Team Player requirements.
◦Accepts Responsibilities, good decision making, planning, organisation and initiative
◦Proactive approach, commercial acumen / willingness to implement performance improvements.
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