Ref: RP174-1061

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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, a leading metalwork company is currently recruiting for a Planning Engineer for their Sharjah based office who will be responsible for production planning functions of projects including receipt of drawing packages & requisitions, organizing & updating of planning database, sections raw materials forecasting & nesting, job allocation to various fabrication bays, tracking of workflow at every stage until delivery, periodical project reporting, coordination with all stake holders to meet the management objectives and project requirements.

For this role, you will have the following responsibilities:

• To receive drawing packages & requisitions, ensuring the availability of all data required for our process.
• Organizing & updating of planning database to have the access for all concerned personnel.
• Assistance to shop monthly plan preparation based on the project forward load chart & site sequential requirement.
• Allocation of fabrication drawings among all fabrication bays based on the given weekly/monthly plan & loading pattern.
• Revision & hold control of fabrication drawings and continuous updating to production bays.
• To carry out production progress monitoring to ensure the works are done as per the given plan and to initiate the counter measure action whenever it is lacking.
• Ensuring the changes in fabrication drawings / requirements during or after production are documented through change orders for the additional claim.
• Periodical progress reporting to the projects team.
• Coordination with all concerned for the shop floor activities like drawing queries, free issue materials, erection sequence & site requirements etc.
• Assistance for the continual improvement of production planning & reporting processes.
• Adhere to all company policies, procedures, ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within each project.
• Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of project and shop objectives.
• Sections raw materials forecasting for the available drawings & arrangement in coordination with projects team to ensure sufficient raw materials are available to carry out the production.
• Preparation of sections nesting plans & materials requisitions and distribution to cnc shop & material control department to start raw materials preparation.
• Coordination with projects & design team for the shop splicing approvals.
• Maintenance of related database on raw materials receipt status, offcuts availability, cutting plan release status etc. and related documents in order.
• Preparation of raw materials reconciliation statements and consequently monitoring & controlling effective usage of raw materials to reduce scarp margin & offcuts generation.
• Responsibility for the quality of the product produced and for creating value through process improvement with a clear focus on safety, quality and production.
• Plan production schedule daily considering lead times, due dates, and resources; clarify and optimise the plan
• Submit DPR and Bi-weekly reports regularly through email and hardcopy to Top Management.
• Respond to technical clarifications from the supplier, maintain a register, and ensure project work complied with conditions set out in the scope of work.


To be considered, you need to meet the following requirements:

• At least 5 years of related experience and competency in computer software such as MS office, MS outlook, MS project must require
• Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering is required
• Well versed with Primavera P6 software.
• Must be willing to work in Sharjah

Disclaimer: Black Pearl will never ask for money or any form to charge our candidates just to process or consider their application for any of our available vacancies. If you happen to receive such request from any members of our staff or other individuals claiming to be part of Black Pearl.

About the Company

Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.

Like a rare and unique black pearl, we consider our partnership with our clients and job seekers as a fine, precious and valuable encounter that needs to be affirmed, developed and supported with a strong commitment to deliver not only the right services but the best in the industry.

Our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, strategically offering Black Pearl services that are customized to the unique requirements of our clients and job seekers alike, resulting in effectively achieving goals and all that is required in this ever evolving and competitive market.

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AED 9,500

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