Location: Southampton 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • The position is responsible for the effective execution of maintenance work control processes.
  • The planner / scheduler is responsible for the planning and scheduling of resources to conduct maintenance activities which result in minimum downtime and maximum productivity to achieve completion on time and to budget.
  • To fulfil these responsibilities the planner / scheduler is empowered to manage work priority, develop job plans and engage the proper resources to develop a safe, effective and efficient work plan.
  • To effect the above the planner / scheduler has the following responsibilities:
  • Review all planned work requests for validity and accuracy of information and engage the appropriate resources to set a preliminary priority (Note: emergency work orders are not processed by the Scheduler).
  • Approach all aspects of the work being performed with safety as the highest priority.
  • Manage the status of work control and backlogs for work order submission to work order completion.
  • Work with Delivery Team leads and Supervisors to determine resource availability and work to level the workforce.
  • Develops a preliminary workforce schedule by lead craft ensuring all skill requirements and resource availability are met.
  • Actively participate in scheduling meetings with Maintenance Teams to finalise priority of work orders.
  • Finalise the Delivery Team resource schedule based on agreed plan with Maintenance Teams.
  • Communicate schedule of resources to all interested parties.
  • Produces GTG (Good To Go) & 12 week look ahead for all maintenance works.
  • Continuously improve the planning and scheduling by receiving feedback from Maintenance Delivery Teams.
  • Keep accurate metrics on the performance of planning and scheduling functions and provide timely reports to senior Management.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations    Focuses on customer need and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality, monitors and maintains quality and productivity, works in a systematic, and orderly way; consistently achieves project goals, having good commercial awareness
  • Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others; adapts to the team and builds team spirit; listens, consults others and communicates proactively; supports and cares for others; develops and openly communicates self-insight such as awareness of own strengths and weaknesses 
  • Establishes good relationships with customers and staff; builds wide and effective networks of contacts inside and outside the organization; relates well to all people at all levels; uses humour appropriately to enhance relationships with others
  • Upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity
  • Plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks; manages time effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.
  • Takes responsibility for actions, projects and people; takes initiative and works under own direction; initiates and generates activity and introduces changes into work processes; 
  • Adapts to changing circumstances; accepts new ideas and change initiatives; adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations; shows respect towards cultural and religious differences.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Indentured Apprentice
  • Experience in the Petrochemical / Power industry
  • CMMS and P6 
  • MS Office


  • ONC Engineering or equivalent.
  • IOSH Managing Safety
  • HNC Engineering


If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


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