Mechanical Planning Engineer – Ras al Khair – Saudi Arabia – Randstad

Job description
Randstad MENA is seeking an experienced Saudi National for Mechanical Planning Engineer role on behalf of a major client. This is a permanent staff position based in Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia.

Reports To: Turnaround Maintenance Superintendent (GAS Stream)

Position Summary:
The position of Planning Mechanical Engineer supports the Turnaround Maintenance Group and Plant Operations in order to keep the plant operating at its optimum reliability and capacity in a cost effective and timely manner. The position is a hand-on position and handles work planning, project proposals, scheduling approved projects, contractor management, contractor tracking and budget control. Oversee alignment with the maintenance planning and scheduling initiatives.

Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering discipline.
8+ years of work experience with (4) yrs. in industrial maintenance / operating environment preferably Petrochemical or Fertilizer industry, and (2) yrs. planning preferably in large scale Fertilizer and/or Petrochemical Industry.
Preferred Candidate will have formal Project Management Training or Certification in (1) formal Primavera training
Certified in Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP)
Knowledgeable in NDE Inspections and Predictive Technologies
Experience in working with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is required

Supervisory skills, budgeting, planning, forecasting and staff development skills
Proven track record of managing and directing maintenance support personnel for other major Industrial Manufacturing organizations
Strong working knowledge of relevant engineering principles and practices in chemical, mining or relevant in engineering and maintenance fields.
Proven track record of managing time limited projects
Excellent relationship building skills (internal and external)
Strong work ethic and be able to adhere to company, policies, and standard business etiquette.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills in English required,
Self-starter with minimal supervision for routine activities.
Extensive computer skills in using Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) plus other software pertinent to the work performed would be advantageous.
Ability to work with diverse populations, and foster a cooperative team environment.
Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus
International work experience in remote camp environment.

Mechanical Planning Engineer

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