Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
FMCG Food Manufacturing
£35,000 per year + Excellent benefits
United Kingdom

Scantec Recruitment are working in partnership with a leading, global FMCG Packaging manufacturer near Newcastle, they supply into hundreds of leading consumer brands. We are assisting in their to search to recruit a Maintenance Planner to work within their Engineering maintenance team. The Maintenance Planner has the responsibility for administrating the Company’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

Utilising the CMMS system, the MP has the responsibility for the planning and execution of all site wide planned maintenance and general planned maintenance activities in all areas of the site.

Hours / Shifts: 

Days, Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm (flexible hours ie 7am-3pm)

Excellent Benefits:

  • Company bonus 
  • 25 days annual leave plus stats 
  • 7x death in service 
  • Company funded health cash plan 
  • Fantastic company pension scheme (9% matched by employer) 

Maintenance Planner - Summary of core responsibilities: 

  • Administer the Site CMMS including any system changes and upgrades (Super User)
  • Populate the CMMS with all relevant General and Planned Maintenance instructions, activities and data
  • Issue Planned Maintenance Works Orders to all relevant stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Liaising with key stakeholders onsite, raise relevant Works Orders via the CMMS system
  • Identify and purchase required spares/consumables for Planned/Corrective Maintenance tasks
  • Provide weekly/monthly department KPI trends by departments / lines
  • Be actively involved in all department spends tracking (Inc. Repair Costs, Tooling, etc.)
  • Support the wider department in administrating the site Asset Management system
  • Be actively involved in managing any obsolescence and critical spares control
  • Drive continuous improvement of CMMS & PM work orders
  • Support Reliability Engineers with Contractor administration control e.g. issue daily tracker, manage all documentation (permits, inductions, liability insurance, etc.)
  • Administration of site-specific inspection reports
  • Department Meetings timetable – arrange and administrate where required

Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience

We're seeking a flexible, proactive candidate who has a minimum 2 years experience within a similar manufacturing maintenance department. Ideally you'll hold a Maintenance or Engineering qualification (desirable) (minimum Level 3 NVQ) and have a good level of engineering appreciation.