Planning Engineer

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  • Location

    Cumbria, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £45.00 - £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We have an excellent opportunity for a PLANNING ENGINEER in Cumbria.

The successful Candidate will be involved in the following:

Ensure the Integrated Plan is updated credible and reflective of the current company position

Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of the functional quality and performance of the Project Management Office (PMO) Project Controls and MI Office functions

Development, maintenance, and validation of specific integrated resource loaded plans which provide an overview of current and planned future work activity at individual resource level.

Facilitate the integration of individual facility programmes of work into the wider Business Integrated Plan and provide output data required by key Stakeholders.

Engage with Project Managers, plan owners, and key Stakeholders on a monthly basis to ensure that facility specific plans capture all resources requirements, and in line with agreed reporting milestones.

Provide weekly integrated plan updates to management representatives, coordinate communication of information, and liaise with Project Managers to address any anomalies and/or changes to planned resource utilisation plan data.

Ensure all potential client work is captured in the Business Integrated Plan, e.g. new work and opportunities.

Develop the Business Integrated Plan to provide Building/Facility and Equipment utilisation data metrics, highlighting resource pinch points, over-allocation and delivery risks and opportunities.

Support the Office Lead and Capacity Manager on the production of regular management reports summarising business performance.

Ensure the Business Integrated Plan is cost loaded and provided financial reporting.

Actively support the development of work flow across the business by identifying resource availability in weekly or monthly output reports to increase revenue generating opportunities.


3 years or more in a similar role.
Experienced in MSP and P6 Planning tools
Understanding and application of planning principles and procedures across the nuclear industry
Knowledge and experience of managing multiple workfaces and customers via on integrated plan
Experience of managing cost and cost reporting.
Experience of analysing data to identify trends, and risks and reporting on mitigation scenarios.
Experience of producing high quality reporting in line with company deadlines.

Knowledge of Microsoft Project, P6 and Excel
Good verbal and written communication
Capable of working without supervision, to provide insight and help to develop the reporting capabilities of the business
Numerate, logical, organised, flexible and a creative approach to problem solving.
Drive, determination, confidence, enthusiasm and a willingness to propose alternatives to established approaches
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise and work effectively under pressure
Strong customer focus both internal and external.
Good listening skills.
Strong team working, able to work with various internal teams to achieve objectives
Commitment to continuous improvement willing to proactively make suggestions on potential developments