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Senior Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/01/2012
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The Company:
Our Client’s engineering division, has been a leader in the design of drilling facilities for offshore platforms worldwide for over 30 years. The company’s 700-strong workforce provides a range of engineering services from pre-project and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) through detail design, construction support, hook-up and commissioning.

The Role:
The Planning Engineer is responsible for the provision of proactive planning management of specific E&P Projects.
Management, interpretation and presentation of project planning data
Performance and development of the planning function within individual project environments
To assist the Senior Planning Engineer with the following categories of work as directed;
A) Ensure quality and up to date weekly/monthly planning reports are produced for specific E&P contracts for both internal and external clients
B) Conduct an internal monthly planning review with the required stakeholders for the specific contract
C) Ensure all Planning is conducted according to the E&P Planning Procedure – EP-EN-1224
D) Assist with the coaching and training of less experienced personnel within the planning team
E) Ensure smooth running of the project planning function, dealing with ad-hoc issues and day to day planning management issues and where necessary escalating to the Lead Planning Engineer
F) Management all required project Planning Reports
G) Validation of subcontractors’ and 3rd parties’ progress
H) Utilisation of the KCA Deutag E&P WMS – mPower for all planning and control
I) Provide WMS training for less experienced personnel and new starts within the cost and planning team
J) Assist Lead Planning Engineer and Senior Planning Engineer with annual appraisals/reviews for all members of team
K) Assist Lead Planning Engineer, Senior Planning Engineer and the Cost department with the development of succession plans
L) Develop and manage continuous improvement with in the Planning department
M) Interface with the other business functions to assist the planning management process
N) Travel to jobsites and client offices, as required, to interface with the client or subcontractors
O) Responsible for maintaining a project planning filing system in accordance with the project/corporate numbering system, where appropriate
P) Participate in specific planning management control audits as required by senior management and clients

Familiarise themselves with the Company Safety Policy and take all reasonable care to ensure the health and safety of themselves and persons likely to be affected by their acts or omissions, as required under the Health & Safety at work Act 1974

(a)      Ensure all detail plans and activities are set up in the WMS in accordance with the planning procedure EP-EN-1224.
(b) Run monthly check reports to ensure integrity of the data in the WMS.
(c) Liaise periodically with the required Cost Engineer to ensure the required contract rate information is maintained in the WMS

Departmental Development
(a) Involvement and part ownership of Continuous Improvement Plan
(b) Assist with the development of WMS (mPower), as required
(c) Assist with the preparation for appraisals/reviews for all team members

Systems and Processes
(a) Where required as Action Party, close out Request For Action’s (RFA’s) and Remedial Action Forms (RAF’s) in a timely manner

Establish the Interface and Communication Lines with the Client’s organisation for planning management and forecasting purposes

Ensure compliance to all relevant Company management systems and where applicable Client procedures

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree Qualified
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