The Weir Group PLC

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2017-16475

2017-16475

Title 
Planner/Scheduler
Posted Date 
11/27/2017
Location 
CA-AB-Edmonton
Shift Schedule 
Day
Manages Others 
No
Close Date 
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More information about this job

Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.

 

As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.

 

Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.

 

Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.

 

We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

 

Business Need / Purpose of Role

The Planner/Scheduler will report directly to the Rental Manager and will provide expertise in managing all rental projects. The Planner/Scheduler will also be responsible for the timely creation and updating of schedules and reports to support the Rental Manager and both the Sales and District Management teams. The Planner/Scheduler will work closely with the District Manager and upper management to align multiple schedules with the business objectives and to provide visibility to resource availability..

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Objectives:

 

  • Develop and maintain operations schedules, including but not limited to:
      • Establishing schedule logic
      • Resource leveling
      • Updating operations schedules
      • Provide reports
      • Monitor schedule adherence
  • Create and maintain rental schedules in support of new projects
  • Monitors and facilitates the scheduling process from both the long and short term perspective to assure that capital portfolio goals are met
  • Maximizes the utilization of the rental fleet through the scheduling process
  • Provides reports, research, and problem solving skills for various groups on multiple projects
  • Provides analytical insight into project risks, risk thresholds, equipment requirements
  • Provides direct support to Rental Manager, District Operations and Sales with information obtained from customer updates and data
  • Advise Rental Manager, District Manager and Sales of schedule conflicts, resource limitations and associated risks
  • Manages scope, cost, and schedules by participating as an active project team member, developing project schedules, reviewing project cost estimates, developing project management plans, and coordinating project updates

Measurements:

  • Schedule adherence
  • Accuracy of reporting and updates

Health & Safety : Key Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Able to work in a manner that ensures the safety of themselves and others
  • Able to demonstrate compliance to company safety procedures and legal obligations
  • Recognise and report and resolve hazards identified
  • Confidence and ability to intervene on practices deemed to be unsafe
  • Engage and promote a zero harm culture
  • Be aware of physical limitations based upon job requirements

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with oilfield rental equipment, specifically frac equipment or valves a definite asset.

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business reports, technical procedures.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Mathematical:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Word, Excel, ERP system experience a plus

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

PMP certificate as asset

 

Physical Demands:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

Moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Core Competencies

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

 

Project Management - Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

 

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

 

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

 

Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.

 

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

 

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.