Planner – Rolling Stock
Wulkuraka Queensland, Australia
$150,000 - $170,000 Per Annum + Super
Planner – Rolling Stock

Are you a Planner looking for a new challenge, and one who likes to lead?

My client, a global, tier 1 company, is looking for a planner to join their team based in Southeast Queensland.

Based in Ipswich, this is a fulltime, permanent position to start ASAP and is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Planner to work on a wide range of projects within signalling.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, this is very much a communicative and people centric role, your main goal as Project Planner is to manage the preparation and maintenance of integrated and coordinated project programs, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables. Experience with Primavera P6 is a must to be successful in this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Planner wishing to lead and who now wants to stand up and be counted - You will be given the freedom and trust to manage your workload but must still be able to deliver in a timely and accurate manner.

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programs for signaling projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.

• Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.

• Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.

• Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.

• Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.

• Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.

• Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.

To be successful in this role you must have:

• Formal qualifications in a relevant discipline (engineering, Project Management or similar)

• Previous experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting in Rolling stock or rail.

• Experience and knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

• Ability to communicate well and build relationships at all levels.

• Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

• Full work rights within Australia or New Zealand (Sponsorship is not offered with this position).

In return for your efforts, you would be paid an attractive salary, be part of a fantastic organization that value their employees and reward them for their hard work and achievements.

If you like sound of the above and would like to know more about this fabulous opportunity, please contact Louise Palmer on or via the reply function for an in-depth discussion today!
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