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Job Purpose

The overall purpose of the role is to develop and maintain detail production schedules. Create work packs and coordinate the required resource to successfully execute the work pack from planned start to planned finish. A key role within the project, supporting the lead planner in delivering the Project Master Schedule (PMS) to time, cost and quality.

Responsibilities and Duties

Develop and maintain production schedules

Create and manage schedule activity work packs

Assigning all necessary resources to work packs, managing and coordinating their delivery to point-of-use, prior to releasing work pack to production

Participate and manage area of responsibility within the Quarterly Lookahead Process

Liaising with production to validate and discuss schedule activity progress

Timely reporting of schedule activity progress slippage to activity stakeholders for review and action to recover

Effectively communicate with project lead planner to ensure continuous production schedule alignment with overall PMS

Liaise with other functions, subcontractors, ensuring continuous production schedule alignment and accuracy

Provide inputs into Project Progress Report

Required Skills

Have excellent planning and organizational skills

Strong communication skills, good negotiator and enjoy dealing with people

Conflict management skills

Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to absorb information quickly

Be able to make decisions, meet targets, adapt to change and work under pressure

Work as part of a team and individually

Develop planning documentation / reports

Education and Experience

Preferred 10 years work experience in a construction / manufacturing / marine environment (shipbuilding would be desirable but relevant experience will be acceptable)

Preferred 5 Years working experience in a planning role.

Higher National qualification or above relevant to industry

Good Understanding of planning and scheduling principles and techniques

Proficient in Primavera P6

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint

Experience in ERP / MRP would be an advantage

Port Glasgow, Scotland, UK