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Engineering Planner

  • Location: Chinley
  • Salary: £28k - 30k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Plastics
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Fraser Nibbs
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07947 342669
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 59167

The company are one of the largest manufacturers of polymer compounds and are looking for a confident Engineering Planner to join their team. The Engineering Planner will be responsible for collating and issuing a weekly maintenance plan, analysing machine and downtime KPI's and assessing suitable follow-up actions. The successful candidate will come from a Planning, CI or Data Analysis background. This a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking business who like to promote from within.

The Engineering Planner duties will include:

  • Attend daily meetings as part of the Engineering Leadership Team.
  • Collate and issue weekly maintenance plan.
  • Analyse machine downtime KPIs and following up.
  • Contribute to the engineering strategy
  • Strive to improve the machine reliability of the site's machinery.
  • Maintain a balance of PPMs and planned repairs identified from CBM inspections.
  • Coordinate PPM's/RM's in a clear and timely manner.
  • Advanced planning of schedules seven days forward.

The Engineering Planner will have:

  • Ideally, formal engineering qualification to at least City & Guilds level, NVQ level 3 or equivalent in a mechanical and/or electrical discipline with corresponding practical experience.
  • A background in planning, diarising tasks for teams.
  • A good understanding of the wider impact the engineering function has on a manufacturing business.

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.