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April

Planner - Casula

WesTrac - Sydney, NSW

Manufacturing & Industrial
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JOB DESCRIPTION

For more than 30 years WesTrac has set the benchmark in equipment management solutions, providing customers across Western Australia, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. As one of the largest authorised Cat equipment dealers in the world, WesTrac provides customers with a wide range of machinery and construction equipment as well as comprehensive whole-of-life management solutions. With more than 3,300 staff and 190 apprentices, WesTrac is dedicated to creating and delivering outstanding value for our employees. Let’s do the Work.


PLANNER – Casula

About the role

Reporting directly to the Branch Manager, in this Planner - Field Service role, you will use proactive methods of data collection, analysis and tracking to schedule and plan workload in line with resources and agreed time lines.

This is a critical position for maintaining effective communication with internal and external stakeholders regarding job requirements, parts requirements, job and technician productivity, and seeking feedback and providing follow-up post completion of job.

You will support the Branch Manager and relevant Supervisors through scheduling and demand planning reports to ensure peaks and troughs can be managed effectively. This role will facilitate better velocity and reduced cost, while having a positive impact on customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maximise the efficiency of the branch by scheduling all available manpower and resources
  • Effective Work in Progress (WIP) management through turning WIP both in parts and service
  • Customer communication and visibility through work order management to job completion and invoice
  • Ensure parts availability for planned repairs
  • Liaise with supervisors and technicians on job progression and discuss reschedules
  • Drive continuous improvement to assist in the effective and efficient operation of the business

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Trade qualifications in a Mechanical background with proven experience working with mobile equipment environment in a planning role
  • Demonstrate knowledge in working and understanding Equipment Maintenance and planning concepts
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Practical experience in mobile equipment maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Sound computer skills and experience using Microsoft office products
  • Proven ability to relate well and build productive working relationships with people at all levels
  • Excellent organisation, planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills

Desirable:

  • Caterpillar Experience will be highly regarded
  • Supervisory experience and managing teams

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits scheme
  • Company funded income protection
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Purchased leave
  • Discounted private health plan
  • Fitness passport
  • On-boarding and welcome day at our head office in Newcastle

Apply Now

If you believe you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration via the link.

For further information regarding this role, please contact our Recruitment team on 1300 797 028. Job number: 878675.

Successful applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory National Criminal History Check as part of the recruitment process.

At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success. WesTrac is a member of the Diversity Council of Australia and recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace and are committed to continue to build our workplace culture.