Planning Engineer

ATA Recruitment Ltd
£25k - 30k per year
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Engineer – 6 Month Contract – Potentially a Permanent Role


£25k-£30k Pro rata salary

Planning Project from BOM’s within ERP Systems – specifically SAP

Based in Gloucestershire this company are one of the most recognisable names in their industry. With over 150 years experience in their field their products are used across a variety of industries from oil and gas to aerospace. Working in their bespoke projects department they are looking to recruit a project planner to accurately and effectively plan the manufacturing of bespoke engineering projects, some of the in excess of £2m to successful completion and shipped to the customer.

The Role:

-Taking a completed BOM and breaking it down in to two main parts: Processes and Parts

Processes include:

-Assembly of all of the sub-sections – planning those individually.

-Generating the overall plan for production when the sub-assembly plans are understood.


-Working with production and procurement to make sure that all of the parts are in the building at the right time - including high value bespoke engineered parts.

-Control systems / control panels / HMI screens / Instrumentation – all of the electrical components are bought in completed.

-Working with all internal departments to get accurate information about availability etc so a manufacturing slot can be allocated to production.

-Allocating the manufacturing slots and liaising with manufacturing and communicating with them.

-On the run up to the production liaising with procurement and potentially suppliers to make sure that the parts have either been delivered or are on time.

-This role is to be the eyes and ears of the project throughout the manufacturing process – flagging and solving issues.

-Working with other planners and communicating if there is an issue with their projects to re-jig the manufacturing processes and re-allocate slots when required.

-Working with the test cell and planning what goes in to test and when.

Communicating with the manufacturing manager

What Skills we are looking for in the Contractor:

Project planning experience.

Worked within an engineering / manufacturing environment.

Proactive – asks a lot of questions and communicates well at all levels.

Ideally experience of SAP, if not experience with other ERP systems.

What the company can offer the contractor:

  1. Opportunity for contract extensions / Permanent role.
  2. Competitive hourly rates.
  3. Challenging role.
  4. Ability to do overtime

What the company do:

For more information or to apply for this role please contact Hassan Choudhry on either. Alternatively email me your CV to .

You must be eligible to live and work within the UK.

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