Vacancy for Engineering Scheduler

Back to Search results

Location Newcastle upon Tyne - NE1
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 08:00am and 6:00pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 37.5 hours
Pay Rate £28,000 per annum
Job Reference OP/46424/1

We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Scheduler to join an expanding team

This is an office-based role working in our Newcastle city centre office working 0800 – 1600 Monday to Friday

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will ensure that all engineering work is scheduled for the mobile engineering team working across the UK and for multiple contracts, maximising productivity by ensuring the right people arrive at the right time with the right information.

You will need to have excellent geographical awareness to ensure that travel time is kept to a minimum as well as the technical awareness to understand which trades are required to complete tasks

Experience of working with Concept evolution or a similar CAFM system is essential for this role as all contracts are managed through this platform.  


Main Duties & Responsibilities of the Role

Ensure that work is scheduled in a timely manner to meet the contractual SLA`s ensuring the system is up to dated so the sites are aware that the engineers are booked in

Manage the engineering teams’ holiday and sickness to ensure there is no adverse effects on the service delivery 

Book hotels for the engineers when required for overnight stay`s to maximise the productivity levels

Using your experience to maximise the productivity of the engineering team

Update the CAFM system so that the helpdesk and clients are kept up to date with what is happening with the jobs 

Audit the CAFM system and ensure that the Data is correct, and the system is up to date

Support the Billing team to ensure that all work is recharged to the client

To assist with Quality Assurance Monitoring ensuring that full compliance with ISO 45001.90001 and 14001.

Support the Engineering manager with the booking of works

To produce data/management reports as necessary.


What you will need to succeed in this role

Excellent communication skills, as you will need to speak to both clients and engineers to ensure the work is booked in and access is granted.

Experience of managing Health and safety compliance to ensure the engineers work safely

Good standard of general education, with numeracy and language skills

SAP – experience of working with SAP is essential

IT Qualified to an advance level.

Essential proven experience within Contract Administration

Experience working on multi-site national contracts

Experience with accounting software

Experience in working on commercial engineering contracts would be desirable

Must be able to manage own workload effectively.

Reliable and self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure.


What will you get in return?


A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply

Access to high street discounts

Access to low interest loans

Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers

Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme

Long Service Awards

Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles

Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group Ltd?


OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment