Position: Planning Engineer
Salary: plus Annual Bonus
Ref: 523464_1582130988
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 19/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Peterhead Power Station, Peterhead

Salary: Competitive Package including Annual Incentive Bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full time | 37 hours with flexible working patterns available

Our Role:

At SSE we believe in making a difference. Our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We employ over 19,000 people across the UK and Ireland.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Planning Engineer to join our Engineering team at Peterhead Power Station. Located on the North East Coast of Scotland, Peterhead Power Station is unique in the UK, having been re-powered in 2000 to combine three large modern Combined Cycle Gas Turbine units with the conventionally fired Steam Turbine Unit. This presents some unique and exciting opportunities for our station Engineers.

You will provide safe, cost effective and efficient maintenance planning of the plant, this will include liaising with other multi-disciplined engineering team to optimise planning opportunities. Specifically, you will Create and maintain the routine maintenance plan including PMs and CMs in line with statutory, operational and regulatory requirements. Seek out and exploit opportunities for grouping activities to maximise availability and reliability. You will also manage and where necessary supervise small engineering projects such as Station Outages to ensure work is executed successfully to achieve optimum plant output, whilst ensuring all work is planned to be completed safely.

Skills & Experience Required:

To be successful in this role your will be educated to a minimum of HND level in an Engineering discipline and have previous experience working in a similar role in a power station or similar environment (EFW, Biomass etc). Experience of managing contractors and technicians would be essential. Due to your previous experience you will have knowledge using planning tools to plan inspections and repairs. Knowledge of CMMS or other related IT software (MS Project) is essential.

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable you to interact with colleagues at all levels of the business and across multi-disciplined teams.

Next Steps:

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This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. As a courtesy, internal candidates should please notify their line manager prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check.

Our Benefits:

We believe our people are our most important asset and we also believe in developing our staff to get the best from them, building up talent from within. You will benefit from reduced rates for phone, broadband and energy supply and will also enjoy a pension, life insurance, share plans, a generous leave entitlement (with options to purchase additional leave), plus a host of other rewards and lifestyle benefits.

Job Benefits:

plus Annual Bonus