|Location||London, North London|
|Career Level||Mid-Senior Level|
|Salary||£64,000 - £70,000 per year|
|Company Size||Large (1000+ employees)|
|Posted Date||May 3rd 2013|
|Closing Date||May 17th 2013 (for applications)|
A global leader within the rail industry, they develop and market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector.
They manage entire transport systems, taking in rolling stock, signalling and infrastructure. The company is a world leader in the high and very high speed train sector.
To support its growth in the UK, and in particular in the rolling stock maintenance sector, my client is recruiting a Master Planning Manager within its Rolling Stock Maintenance Division.
About The Role
To manage the master planning processes in to the business and continue developing a master planning organisation per product line / project.
To ensure that common processes supported by standard information system are managed. Target is also to drive the specifications of future technologies.
As part of the UK Organisation, the purpose of the role is to lead, manage and continuously develop the master planning department. Target is to build and follow the mid/long-term plan up to contracts end in order to forecast costs, make relevant simulations, anticipate changes, evaluate variation of Cost at Completion and support the business to take strategic decisions.
Main duties and responsibilities will include
Be responsible for UK master planning organisation.
Deploy / Improve common processes within UK to ensure consistency.
Be responsible for Life Cycle Cost management (Labour and Materials) based on business inputs.
Implement common planning tools / technics (short, mid and long term planning).
Be accountable for data capture / accuracy.
Support implementation of mobility project within UK.
Report monthly on Time / Activity Management and Material Variances analysis.
Drive associated action plan with the Operations / Engineering / Supply Chain.
Implement / Follow Milestone Plan.
Identify resourcing needs based on business opportunities / tenders.
Validate Business Cases and ensure that a loop is in place to report on actual vs. planned (including VOs).
Degree (or recognised equivalent) in Maintenance or a Diploma in Management studies
Understanding of the Rail industry preferably within a depot maintenance environment
The post holder must have proven experience working in a maintenance Depot
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