Technical Area Planner

10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Detailed description: Leonardo Helicopters part of the multi-national Leonardo Group is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of helicopters. We have a great heritage and pride ourselves both on our reputation for excellence and for providing opportunities for our people. Here is your chance to become part of the success story. We are looking for a talented Technical Area Planner to join our UK team based at our Yeovil site in the South West of England. Your main activities will include: A Technical Area Planner is sought to focus on UK Electrical and Avionic Technical Areas: • Support the Electrical & Avionics Technical Areas in the planning of tasks (schedule and cost), ensuring application of the planning methodology defined by Engineering Planning & Control Department (e.g. Process, Tools, Skill, Standard metrics, Quality, Interdependency). • Support Avionics Technical Area during monthly schedule progress update, forecast and baseline change control. • Participate to the Technical Area budgeting process, supporting department in the definition of their activities/costs • Prepare and analyse all the necessary data in order to support progress review : reporting, performance indicators trend, capacity and critical path analysis, variance analysis (cost and schedule, corrective action plan). ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE • MS Project 2016 (client/server) planner expert/proficient (essential). • SAP Project Planning and Dassian interface tool experience (desirable). • Budget Change Request/project configuration control techniques (desirable). • Knowledge in the planning of technical programmes and deriving EVMS/KPI metrics (desirable). • Experience and knowledge of planning practices, budget distribution, cost collection systems in a technical environment. • Good relationship, communicating and negotiating capability, familiar with problem solving and team working. Employment benefits include a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme, the opportunity to join an award winning pension scheme, free car parking, employee discount scheme, an on-site Occupational Health Service, flexible working, flexi -leave scheme and a generous relocation package. Please note that applications will only be accepted if you are eligible to live and work in the UK. We are not a Tier 2 Visa sponsoring Company. This role may also require the successful candidate to hold full UK MoD Security Clearance. Interested? Please submit your CV and send with a covering letter to detailing why you believe your skills and experience match the above specifications. If you have any specific queries please call our Resourcing Team on 01935 704049. This job was originally posted as