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Scheduler - Service calls/Log jobs/Engineer/Plan/Microsoft

Job Title: Scheduler - Service calls/Log jobs/Engineer/Plan/Microsoft
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/S/P/RG_1499790438
Contact Name: Richard Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Scheduler - Service calls/Log jobs/Engineer/Plan/Microsoft

Recruiting immediately and on a permanent basis, for a client near Farnborough, who are looking for a Scheduler, that has previous experience of working with engineers and logging/scheduling jobs.

Due to the nature of the role, ideal candidates will come from a Utilities or Telecoms background.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To allocate service calls and call out requests to Engineers within targeted timescales, taking into account priority, location and skill factor required. If necessary take decision to reschedule planned service work.
  • Liaise with Service coordinators on workload requirements and problem sites to enable additional work to be completed during planned maintenance visits.
  • To create a job card on in house system from customer request/call, this will include invoice and site addresses, order numbers, value of works, contact details, description of works and ensure credit check procedures are followed.
  • Log jobs to be scheduled on the planner, referencing each job and the value of the job to enable billing predictions to be updated. Ensure all Billing predictions are sent to the Scheduling Manager Thursday morning of each week, including predictions for a further 2 months, any variation must be notified daily at period end.
  • To input the engineers works on the appropriate PDA system to ensure that the engineers are fully aware of the task that they have to undertake, this will include creating activities for each Site/Workshop Engineer, Rental Engineers.
  • Ensure all material requests are sent to the procurement team, making note of delivery time scales when advised. Ensure all parts are available prior to scheduling the customer job.
  • Review returned data from the PDA, checking for accuracy of comments, times, parts used and create job cards for additional work for processing by the Quotation Coordinator.
  • Monitor open orders on in house system (STEEB) to ensure that all jobs have been closed down.
  • Deal with customer queries and raise credit authorisations where appropriate for approval and signature by the Scheduling Manager.
  • Generate new monthly service visit list and re-run backlog service list. Analyse data to determine initial plan of weekly maintenance. Receive call-out requests from Services and allocate Engineer.
  • Ensure Engineers contact the office on completion of day's work, to enable additional work to be actioned if required.
  • You may be required to be part of a Duty Manager out of hour's rota system as currently operated, or any alternative system that may be introduced to cope with changing business needs in the future.

In order to apply for the role, please email your most recent CV to and your CV will be reviewed and if suitable, you will be called back in due course.

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