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Project Scheduler/Planner

£33150 - £35100 per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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We are currently seeking an interim Project Scheduler/Planner (Engineering) to work with our global FMCG client , renowned for iconic brands such as Magnum, Ben & Jerry's, Cornetto, and Solero, to become an integral part of their fast-paced FMCG ice cream manufacturing environment.

The position is based at Barnwood, Gloucester. This is a full-time temporary role for 12 months, requiring 37.50 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Compensation for this role is competitive, paying between £33,000 - £35100 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience.

We are currently recruiting a Projects Scheduler/Planner to assist with the management and scheduling of Engineering Project activities on site. The role will require effective coordination of multiple stakeholders, such as Project Engineers, Maintenance Managers, and production personnel to ensure project plans can be defined and executed successfully. The role will be responsible for owning the overall Project Engineering Work Schedule ensuring accuracy and the management of any conflicting work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with project managers and Project Engineers to develop and manage the site project engineering scheduler.
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective scheduling management system.
  • Coordinating project timelines with internal departments and external stakeholders.
  • Monitoring project timelines and deadlines, highlighting any risks.
  • Identifying potential project schedule delays and facilitating intervention in a timeous manner.
  • Highlighting areas of conflict in project implementation and resource
  • Evaluating performance and preparing project progress reports.
  • Accommodating updates and changes to project schedules.
  • Recommending actions to keep projects within budget, and completed on time.
  • Keeping stakeholders informed of project timelines and deadlines.
  • Documenting project scheduling processes and maintaining records.
  • Managing the site capital budget cost tracker

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Excel - Intermediate/Advanced Level
  • SAP
  • MS Project - essential
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good financial awareness
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Project Scheduling on multi project sites

Gloucester working environment:

  • Ice cream manufacturing environment
  • There is an onsite restaurant available, serving breakfast and lunch
  • Uniform for manufacturing workers
  • Staff shop selling discounted products
  • Onsite parking
  • Close proximity to M5 motorway and a 20-minute drive from Cheltenham.


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Manpower UK Ltd
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CH62 4ZD

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