Planning Assistant

Severn Trent Water
£21000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role objective
To work along side the other Planning Assistant, planners and dispatchers within the Shropshire non infra planning team to assist with the smooth running of Planning Support. Liaise directly with the planning & ops teams offering support with tasks using SAP.

Key accountabilities
In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have: * Reactively prioritise work including quick and effective response time of all emergency/high priority work such as ordering chemicals and job specific pumps/equipment * Provide effective and efficient Planning Support to the Planning Team * Continually liaise with Planners, Dispatchers & Operational Staff, updating standby rotas, payment of invoices, stores requests, etc, in a timely manner * Raising orders to cover site M&E and RCM service contracts * Raising orders to ensure payment of invoices are dealt with on time * Ensure time admin such as 1:1s, training, medicals and team meetings are timed out in SAP & Click for the Operational Team * Ordering treatment chemicals for Operational sites & processes * Owning the site spares process, requesting quotes from suppliers & placing orders * Liaise with external companies and the Planning Team to ensure chemical orders are planned in for delivery effectively * Collating and submitting chemical stocks on a monthly basis for Finance * Supporting the team when annual leave or sickness occur * Cover for other planning assistant when on leave

In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have: * Excellent Computer skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Customer service experience * Problem solving skills desirable * An understanding of software systems SAP & Click desirable * Awareness of company Health & Safety policies and procedures

In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have: * The role holder will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills for regular interaction with internal staff such as the Operational Team, External Companies & Contractors * The ability to effectively plan and organise your own work is essential * The role holder will be self motivated, flexible and enthusiastic team player with a positive can do attitude * The flexibility to travel to different sites when required

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