Engineering Planner/Scheduler - (T-089)

Engineering Planner/Scheduler - (T-089)

22 Apr
DS Smith

22 Apr

DS Smith


Our story began in the 1940’s when the Smith Family started their box making business in East London. Since then, our reputation has grown for quality engineering and dedication to our customers. 

As a leading supplier of corrugated packaging and a FTSE 100 business, we operate across 37 countries and employ around 32,000 people. We believe in empowering our people; driving a culture of engagement and continuous improvement to deliver results. So, when you join us, you’ll not be surprised to be given the opportunity to create, learn and innovate.

Our vision is very clear – to become the leading supplier of sustainable packaging solutions.

We’re actively recruiting for an Engineering Planner/Scheduler at our site in Launceston, Cornwall. The focus of this role is to deliver a world-class service in a fast-paced environment to delight our customers and grow our business. The Engineering function is key to the success and continued improvement of our site operations.

In this role you’ll use your knowledge and expertise to prepare and co-ordinate structured preventive, predictive and planned remedial work in order to optimise equipment availability and safety by minimising downtime. You’ll also have responsibility for maintaining historical equipment data within our SAP-PM business system to prepare and coordinate scheduled maintenance work and assist management colleagues in making informed and prioritised decisions.

Other key responsibilities include applying EHS standards and principles in the framework of the maintenance program, management of the Asset care program including engineering breakdowns and reporting on the effectiveness of the team. You’ll also coach individuals in the Work Management processes. The Planner/Scheduler will work closely with the Reliability Engineer to constantly evaluate the asset tactics for all equipment and produce a short-term maintenance schedule of planned work for the assigned equipment to meet business needs and labour capacity.

About you   

Minimum requirements: 

- Working knowledge of SAP systems

- Experience of working within a manufacturing environment

- Proven knowledge of using continuous improvement tools and techniques

- Previous experience of planning and co-ordinating maintenance work

- Able to make decisions in a time pressured environment

- Demonstrable experience of performing to a high level in a fast paced customer focused environment

- Strong commercial awareness of the financial impact of decisions

- Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

Preferred requirements: 

- Experience of leading a team/people management

- Experience of a pro-active approach to change management is highly desirable

- Preferably to A level or hold an equivalent relevant technical professional qualification


- Competitive Salary

- Pension Scheme

- Group Life Assurance Scheme

- 25 days holiday plus standard Bank Holidays

- Income Protection

- Employee Discounts Programme

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- EAP Programme

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