Maintenance Planner / Scheduler

Babcock Australasia

Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Babcock New Zealand is looking for a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler to join our dedicated Air New Zealand team at Auckland Airport.

About the role

The Maintenance Planner / Scheduler is responsible for processing the asset management and maintenance planning and scheduling data within our computerised maintenance management systems.

Your key responsibility will be to ensure the maintenance planning and scheduling information that we produce and publish is accurate and compliant.

Role responsibilities including but not limited to

  • Provide advice, guidance and leadership for the maintenance planning and scheduling function of the Babcock Land business, to both internal Babcock teams and the client
  • Create accurate data entries within all of our computerised maintenance management systems
  • Liaise and communicate with all team members and the operations to ensure the information produced is explained and understood by all stakeholders.
  • Discuss any concerns with the relevant individuals and report any issues.
  • Forecast and load level all planned maintenance well in advance, and continually, in order to balance resource demand, operational demand and fleet availability

About you

You will have significant experience in a similar role, preferably within an engineering environment.

Key skills required

  • A high level of computer literacy especially in the use of ERP systems and Microsoft Excel
  • A fundamental level of knowledge of asset maintenance requirements including mechanical & electrical equipment and systems
  • Ability to consistently deliver a high volume of accurate data
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and manage workload effectively
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact at all levels of the business
  • An ability to interact proactively with internal and external stakeholders, management and staff at all levels of the organisation
  • Demonstrated competence in conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver

Who we are

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.

So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.

Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.

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