Engineering Planner / Maintenance Planner (Manufacturing)

Engineering Planner / Maintenance Planner (Manufacturing)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £ Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Kelly Maddocks

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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A leading FMCG pharmaceutical manufacturer is currently recruiting for an Engineering Planner / Maintenance Planner to lead the planning and scheduling of maintenance activities on the manufacturing equipment, facilities and utility systems. This contract will be for an initial 12 month contract which could be extended beyond this period. This role reports into the Engineering Manager and will require an experienced maintenance engineer with planning experience. Pharmaceutical and working in MHRA/FDA guidelines will be deemed advantageous.

Engineering Planner/ Maintenance Planner responsibilities include:

Leverage the existing Maintenance Management System to order/ requisition necessary spares & materials or contract labour necessary to execute the activity and plan the work with affected departments so as to minimise impact on their operations.

Update the maintenance management system database as new assets are commissioned and ensure that they each have effective maintenance plans defined
Own and Drive Improvements in Overall Equipment Effectiveness
Be the Process Owner responsible for failure mode and equipment criticality assessments and the generation of appropriate maintenance plans plus Spares holding strategies.
Experience of electronic Maintenance Management Systems
Demonstrated experience of managing & controlling the work of contractors carrying out maintenance on complex Pharma and Analytical equipment
Be responsible for effective planning and scheduling of maintenance activities for a small team.
Generate work orders and job plans according to the schedule in the system & work effectively with the Maintenance Manager to schedule those works
Control and organise all aspects of spares ordering and collation of equipment required to perform scheduled maintenance tasks
Liaise with suitable contractors, and ensure that they attend site as appropriate to carry out works in accordance with the maintenance schedule
Review completed work orders for completeness, close them out in the system and file records in the relevant History Files
Set up Asset Maintenance History Files in accordance with relevant procedures to identify Critical Spares requirements and work with procurement to establish initial stock and re-ordering requirements
Work with the engineering team to identify Non- Value Adding work and raise appropriate justifications within the QMS to remove such activity under change control.

You will be a Maintenance Planner / Engineering Planner with a solid maintenance background within an FMCG manufacturing environment. Pharmaceutical and working in MHRA/FDA guidelines will be deemed advantageous. You will ideally have a BTEC / City & Guilds in Engineering or Scientific Discipline and be computer literate and familiar with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Project etc.

To apply please contact Kelly 0151 6668925

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