Project Planner

  • £16 to £17 Per: hour + Benefits: on site canteen and shops, free parking,
  • Yeovil, South West,
  • Temporary
Have you got experience of being a Planner?  If so, we'd really like to hear from you.  Our client, a prestigious helicopter manufacturer, based in Yeovil, Somerset is looking for a Project Planner to join their team on a long term temporary contract.  

A summary of your role will be to carry out the following tasks (full JD available):

  • Design and maintain the project schedule in accordance with the contract ensuring the integrity of data throughout the project life cycle, through direct liaison with all functions.
  • Prepare required reports to provide support.
  • Identify issues and work with Customer Service Management Team and directly with functions to establish corrective actions
  • Maintain and update the programme or project schedule baseline (dates and budgets) to reflect any contracted amendments. 
  • Direct the timely processing of schedule updates.
  • Monitor the accuracy of project schedules and version control changes. 
  • Identify problems and provide support to improve processes to ensure the integrity of the data.
  • Coordinate with the Key Stakeholders customer change proposals, capturing in a register and collating cost impacts for pricing.
Skills and experience required
  • Experienced in the planning and scheduling of complex tasks within an aerospace or similar industrial environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team setting and also to provide leadership when required.
  • Effective and persuasive in building a network of contacts within the company to build strong relationships across performing functional areas.
  • Proficient in the use of SAP (ideally) and Microsoft Project (as core planning tool) and other Microsoft packages.
  • Excellent analytical and planning skills with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain a clear focus on goals and priorities.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
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