Maintenance Planner

Employer: Kimberly-Clark
Job location
Northfleet Mill
Job salary
40 000 - 50 000 GBP
Job closing date

The Role

K-C is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our future here at our Northfleet site!

Do you want to make an impact on products that consumers around the world can’t live without? Are you curious about the engineering, technology and development behind some of the world’s most loved brands such as Andrex and Kleenex? Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about innovation, collaboration, and diversity? Working hard and living well.

As one of our Maintenance Planner’s here at Northfleet, you’ll be working within the maintenance / engineering teams by planning and scheduling various maintenance activities to ensure the effectiveness of plant equipment is maintained to world class standards. Your role will also see you continuously improving asset reliability with a desire to make a proactive difference.

The primary focus of your role will be to implement and plan our scheduling process relating to maintenance activities in both TM and Converting areas across the plant. 

KC is an exciting place to be, and this role is the perfect opportunity for you to be part of our future Engineering strategy here at our Northfleet site!

This role will be primarily based on-site with some flexible working offered.


What You’ll Need

·       Ideally, you’ll be time-served in a technical discipline, ideally qualified to HNC, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent 

·       Ideally, you’ll have previous experience on working in a manufacturing operation, or in an automated or continuously operating process facility.

·       You’ll be experienced in planning and scheduling techniques and the use of tools to manage this.

·       You’ll have strong working proficiency of SAP maintenance software

·       You’ll be experienced in coordinating resources including contract / suppliers. 

·       Knowledge and experience of supervising/managing contractors. 

·       Computer literacy, SAP, MS Project, Word, Excel etc. 

·       Good communication and presentation skills.

·       We work in a culture of continuous improvement so having experience of lean methodologies and conventional plant operations would be advantageous. 

Competitive Benefits
We offer competitive pay and benefits to employees and reward excellence and performance.  Our belief in promoting a healthy work-life balance drives us to support our employees’ total well-being, offering comprehensive benefits not limited to gym memberships, private medical insurance, dental cover, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, critical illness cover, travel insurance and a market leading defined contribution pension scheme.

What is it like to work at KC?
The identity of each and every one of our employees makes us who we are and makes our global company of over 40,000-plus employees stronger because of it.  We are in the business of providing better care for a better world, for everyone, everywhere. At KC treating individuals with respect is the way we do business and the way we lead our industry and our world.  We’re building an organisation that looks and thinks like our customers around the world and are searching for talented people with different perspectives and varied backgrounds.  People like you.

At KC, original thinking also infuses everything we do; from our drive for innovation to our progressive benefits and opportunities all over the world. Original thinking is about ground-breaking innovation.  It’s also creative and problem solving.  Agile responses to change and advancing new ideas while advancing your career. Our Ways of Working – Focusing on Consumers, Playing to Win, Moving Fast and Growing Our People – drive our Culture.  

Join our manufacturing teams where you can thrive on new technologies, build skills and be part of a supportive, collaborative team that solves real problems in a clean and safe environment.


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