Service Planner – £18,000 – £18,500

Our Client, a market-leading engineering Company are looking for an experienced Scheduler/ Service Planner with exceptional communication and strong administration skills to join their busy Customer Service department. The ideal candidate will have the ability to think on their feet, prioritising incoming work in order to successfully manage engineers’ workload and ensure the customer is happy!

A competitive starting salary of £18,000 – £18,500 will be offered (may be flexible for experienced candidates.)

The successful candidate will be required to:-

Deal with incoming calls from customers regarding breakdown and maintenance issues.

Forward plan work for engineers.

Maintain relationships between customers, engineers and Company.

Manage “live” jobs, dealing with any issues/ concerns from the customer.

Ensure that work is completed on time and SLA’s are adhered to.

Negotiate with customers and engineers in order to ensure that work is completed on time to a high standard.

Confirm service visits 24 hours prior to appointments.

Produce reports and keep customer records up to date at all times.

Liaise with supply chain ensuring parts are JIT.

Ensure opportunities for recommendations are maximised.

Attend sites in order to maintain customer relationships (ad hoc).


The ideal candidate will have:-

Previous experience within a Planning/ Scheduling role.

Experience liaising with engineers.

Strong administration skills.

Excellent communication skills with a pleasant telephone manner.

Good organisational skills.

A keen eye for detail.

Professional approach to tasks, relationships and corporate culture.

An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Good customer focus with a desire to resolve issues and ensure customers are satisfied.

Full UK driving licence.


Benefits to include:-

Competitive starting salary of £18,000 – £18,500.

Opportunity to work for a market leading Company who value their staff.

Pension scheme.

Holiday entitlement: 22 days in year 1, 24 days in year 2 and 26 days in year 3.

Working hours: 8.15am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday.

Free parking.


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