Scheduler/Planner - Redditch

Ref: 682 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2024

Scheduler/Planner • Redditch • Permanent • Full Time • £25,100 per annum

If you are currently in a role where you have the responsibility of scheduling and planning the day for the engineers', why would you want to move jobs and work for our client?

Apart from the fabulous benefits they are offer, including 25 days' holiday, discount on high street retailers and many other things, they are aiming to be the UK’s most trusted & innovative business in their field.  Why wouldn't you want to work for a company who have these goals for growth?

What would the day look like as a Scheduler/Planner?

  • You will be reviewing requests that come in and allocating to the engineers' using the bespoke in-house system.
  • Scheduling engineer visits for breakdowns and planned maintenance visits.
  • You will have the ability to “think outside the box” and to be proactive when scheduling or re-scheduling engineers.
  • This will mean ensuring engineer workloads and routes are both cost and time effective for them and the business.
  • You will also be working closely with the Service Desk Team to ensure client expectations are managed and engineers have access to equipment.
  • This role will need someone who can develop a good relationship and understanding with your engineers.

What does this Scheduler/Planner need to have?

  • Ideally previous scheduling/planning experience
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Be proficient in using MS Office and willing to learn new systems.
  • A personality, you will need to make good relationships with the engineers, a bit of banter is usually necessary.
  • Be passionate about getting results and ensuring all jobs are complete 
  • Able to work under pressure and not crumble when things get a bit hectic.

Why would you want to work for this company, in this Scheduler/Planner role?

  • You will earn a salary of £25,100 per annum
  • You will be working Monday to Friday 08.30-17.00 with a 30-minute break. There will be no weekend working.
  • There is a pension scheme with contributions of 5% being matched by the company
  • You will have a health cash plan
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity is available
  • You will get discounts for certain online and high street retailers.
  • You will have 25 days holiday plus your bank holidays, and you can also buy an additional 5 days on top of that.
  • Employee reward programs, to celebrate the achievements of employees
  • Long service awards starting at 5 years


Arden Personnel is a local independent recruitment agency based in Alcester, Warwickshire. We recruit for companies based in Alcester, Evesham, Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Henley-in-Arden, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Bromsgrove, and Studley.

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