Planning Engineer

Siemens Public Limited Company
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The future of the UK's rail industry is in our hands. Join us and make it your job to see our ideas come to life. Our talented engineers are constantly developing new ways to improve the efficiency of rolling stock. You will be working with them to help the efficient planning for long and short term overhaul projects and routine maintenance plans for our Southampton and Acton depots. The challenge You will work with internal teams including production and IT to form long and short term maintenance plans in line with customer requirements. You will use data produced by our internal maintenance management systems to create tracking tools within excel, able to track maintenance and overhaul works needed to ensure effective planning across fleets. You will: - Provide planning support both medium and long term, to support both the depot production and overhaul departments, ensuring a balanced work load and resource availability, maintenance integrity and quality of data held within our internal systems. - Interrogate Maintenance Management System to ensure that documents and reports are kept up to date and all components are within certification. - Strategically plan material and resources for items due within the 180 day report. - Correct data errors in conjunction with the Maintenance Management System and Materials Team; liaison with all departments to ensure continued compliance. - Complete regular data audits to ensure component exchanges have been correctly entered into the Maintenance Management System. - Compile regular reports for Senior Management to demonstrate maintenance integrity is being managed. Establish, develop and monitor train examination star charts and associated block cards. The candidate Someone with/who: - A passion for engineering and ability to plan engineering works over long and short term periods. - A strong understanding for warranty and ability to demonstrate supplier resolutions on warranty issues. - An ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of rolling stock maintenance techniques, implementation and procedures involving IT, planning systems and railway operating systems. - Experience and a keen interest in the use of Excel and an ability to design tracking systems and spreadsheets able to preempt engineering works being required. - Thrives in an international environment and possess excellent communication and English skills both orally and in writing. - Strong communication skills able to work in collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders. About us We're Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. Our Rail Systems business is working to transform the future of rolling stock engineering within the UK. We have maintenance facilities and offices across the UK, full of talented individual's helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow. Want to join us and be a Future Maker? We're excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters. We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas ,of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact with an update on your application by Wednesday 14th September 2017. What else do I need to know? The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus. We know that not everyone's lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That's why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what's right for the world by employing the people who live in it.
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