Lead Maintenance Scheduler

  • Competitive
  • Scotland Scotland Aberdeen
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
Our Client, a leading international service provider, is looking for a Lead Maintenance Scheduler to join their team in Aberdeen on a Staff basis.
  • Understand and contribute to the Maintenance Team’s performance against the contract key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Proactively identify and implement ‘Best Practice’ across the Maintenance Delivery Team
  • Support the Maintenance Team to maximise the effective delivery of work scopes.
  • Take ownership of the maintenance implementation plan.
  • Support implementation of digital strategy enhancing execution efficiency.
  • Line management and lead scheduling and planning team.
  • Maintain an understanding of the client planning systems and maintain a planning process that interfaces effectively.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with client planning and maintenance personnel (onshore and offshore).
  • Ensure that offshore personnel rotas are understood and reflected in the schedule of maintenance work scopes.
  • Resource level plans in line with maintenance work scope, with pro-active scheduling aligned to operational requirements.
  • Pro-actively manage deferrals/re-scheduling.
  • Collate comprehensive packages for opportune shutdowns.
  • Mobilize 3rd party vendors.
  • Monitor and optimize maintenance performance to the KPI’s.
  • Compile KPI's for the contract and present to Contract Manager/Lead
  • Develop, maintain, and deliver maintenance reports in support of the Maintenance Delivery Team.
  • Maintain an understanding of the client maintenance management system and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in relevant Client maintenance and planning meetings/forums.
  • Actively encourage and respond to customer feedback.
  • Drive for continuous improvement over all aspects of our service and provide demonstrable proof of actual success to the clients.
  • Develop role in line with contract growth.
  • Experience within a maintenance scheduling role in an appropriate industry.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of Maintenance, Operations, Commercial, Safety and People issues within an appropriate industry.
  • Planning experience required within a maintenance role in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in use of Excel, SAP and Primavera 6.
  • Appreciation of offshore maintenance practices, procedures, and legislation
  • Good working knowledge of a maintenance management system (SAP preferable)
  • Organizational and planning expertise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective negotiating skills.
  • A strong team player.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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