Facilities Maintenance Planner

  • Newmarket Rd, Cambridge, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost.

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support. 

Within land systems, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

Manage the planning of the day to day maintenance activities for the business. Effectively scheduling and coordinating the maintenance work in line with the Asset and Estates requirements.

To be successful in this role the requirements include

Creating appropriate maintenance plans which are integrated into business area operational plans and schedules, facilitating appropriate delivery windows which optimise resources and help the maintenance delivery teams meet the maintenance plan and business needs

Successful resolution to potential conflicts such as resource, equipment, spares & plant availability to meet maintenance and business needs ensuring compliance of the Maintenance plan against agreed KPIs

 Developing and maintaining relevant relationships and awareness with key stakeholders by organising and chairing local Scheduling meetings ensuring participation by all relevant stakeholders

Be accountable for task management of staff (where appropriate).

The role require a high degree of organisation and prioritisation skill along with previous experience using asset management and planning systems, which is essential. Daily tasks will include operating a plan to review and track progress, promote adherence to plan and drive improvement by taking ownership of planning resources, equipment readiness and the CMMS. To ensure that maintenance work meets the legislation, standards and local needs. The role relies heavily on good communication with multiple groups and working in line with other operations planning functions to reduce business outages. The role is busy and varied and is pivotal to the success of all business MRO.


  • Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Relevant Engineering qualifications; E.g Trade Apprenticeship, ONC or Higher (Desirable)

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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