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Advanced Planning Engineer

  • Location: Bristol, BS34 8SF
  • Salary: £20 - £50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Joe McDermott
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: Initially 12 Months
  • Start Date: 2022-10-03
  • Expiry Date: 20 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041606
NRL are looking to recruit an Advanced Planning Engineer to join the team of an industry leader in the nuclear industry in Bristol on an initial 12 month contract.

About the role:

The Advanced Planning Team is a small and dedicated team working within the SSE Organisation, based at the Bristol Technology Centre, Filton, Bristol.  We are responsible for identifying the work package, from a variety of data sources including the Through Life Boat Plan and the Submarine Definition Database, for forthcoming submarine maintenance periods and completing an Indicative Planning Schedule (IPS) for each maintenance period.

Under the guidance of the Advanced Planning Senior Engineer, you, as the Advanced Planning Engineer, will identify the work required for the forthcoming submarine maintenance period.  Using your engineering knowledge and experience, you will then resolve any ambiguities within these activities whilst ensuring that all work requirements are clearly defined and achievable.  This will require regular liaison with a variety of stakeholders to ensure accuracy and achievement of the required quality to satisfy our exacting customer.  Finally, you will complete an Indicative Planning Schedule (Key Date Schedule) for this work.

What you will need:

As the Advanced Planning Engineer, you will have an engineering qualification eg degree or HNC/HND or demonstrable relevant experience, at least 5 years’ experience in engineering delivery and a good knowledge of submarine or surface ship operations and maintenance activities.

Ideally, you will have experience in managing and running submarine maintenance activities and have previously qualified as a submarine Marine Engineering Department Category B or Category A watchkeeper.

What’s in it for you:
  • Industry competitive rates
  • Opportunity to work with an industry leader
About NRL:

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings.