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Planning Manager job availability

  • Our valued client is seeking a planning manager to plan, schedule and dispatch maintenance work orders packages in accordance with the operational maintenance plan. This role will be starting early 2019


    • Optimise maintenance activities by working with both QUU and UWS stakeholders to maximise the use of resources through:

    • Synchronisation of activities to avoid repeat visits.

    • Optimumise scheduling to reduce traveling between works.

    • Effectively enabling works to minimise non-productive time.

    • Dispatching works in a timely manner to ensure the field workforce are kept productive.

    • Managing changes in the plan to avoid standing time within the field workforce.

    • Maximising productivity through the monitoring of work in the field.

    • Prepare a Master Control Plan for maintenance work to be delivered within the Operational Program of Works by:

    • Utilising information from the Maintenance Plan and supporting documents.

    • Liaising with QUU's delegates for advanced scheduling i.e. isolations etc.

    • Liaising with Internal and external stakeholders to optimise allocation of resources for advanced work order pakaging.

    • Prepare KPI reports including progress against targets on a regular basis, as per operational requirements.

    • Manage work flow queues within your area of responsibility to ensure KPI compliance.

    • Coordinate with the client for regular progress and performance reports on client-related activities, materials, client approvals potential time and/or cost impacts.

    • Liaise with Operational Supervisors to affectively allocate resources and dispatch work orders.

    • Proactively identify, interpret and highlight risk and initiate action to prevent problems from occurring

    • Make recommendations to Management on opportunities to drive in budget savings, improved efficiencies and more effective utilisation of electrical, mechanical, civil staff, contractors and assets.

    • Coordinate delivery of customer notifications.

    • Maintain required spreadsheets and databases.

    • Work is to be carried out in a manner which is acceptable to the operating workplace, health & safety, environmental and quality improvement requirements.

    • Responsible and accountable for keeping accurate and complete records of business activities. Use of the official recordkeeping system is mandatory.


    • Planning, and dispatch experience in a high volume Maintenance environment.

    • Experience using SAP for work order and resource management.

    • Advanced Excel skills.

    • Knowledge of technical equirements for maintenance activities in the water industry.

    • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management skills to maximise productivity in the field and drive jobs to completion.

    • Demonstrated written communication and IT skills.

    • An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex service-oriented environment with multiple stakeholders.

    • Demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to Health and Safety.

    • Demonstrated track record of achieving the required cost, quality and time schedules.

    • Demonstrated management and organisational skills.

    QLD Licence- LHL-02514-D2P2F

    If this is the opportunity for you please apply below

  • Skills (required)

    • Administrative Assistant
    • Communication Skills
    • General Office Duties
    • Microsoft Office
    • Time Management

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