Senior Planner

Senior Planner

Ref: 3586| Posted: 15th Oct 2018

This vacancy is now closed

Senior Planner, Melksham, Wiltshire


Salary: £38,000 - £52,000/ Year

Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 16:30

Friday 8:00 – 12:30

Purpose of the position:

  • To lead the planning of company Projects, Engineering RED, Development, REW, Aftermarket, Overhead and Project task activities.



  • Planning experience utilising Primavera.
  • Knowledge of engineering disciplines.
  • Strong academic record.


  • Experience in planning and Primavera database management, leading a company planning culture.
  • Reporting, negotiation and project planning skills.
  • Managing people.
  • PC literate.
  • Strong written reporting skills.
  • Confident communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

Indicative Main Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Provide leadership and support the Project and Engineering teams through accurate project planning

in Primavera.

  • The role will provide progress reporting and analysis to ensure that all critical milestones are met and

are on target for internal and external projects.

  • Management of the RED time recording system for Customer Project Related (CPR) and Non Project

Related (NPR) hours for the Company site in Melksham.

  • Ensure that the company can maintain the sales plan, based on planned activities, and deliver internal projects

to market.

  • The Senior Planner will ensure that the time recording/accounting process is managed for all

Associated company resources.

Key Indicators:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Planning and organising, decision making.
  • Delegation, team work, develop full scale project plans.
  • Ability to influence and inspire.
  • Negotiation, conflict management, adaptability.

The C&D Group are acting as an employment agency in regards to this role