Maintenance Planner

Date: 10-Sep-2021

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8EW

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

We are looking for a Maintenance Planner to join our team at Balliol, Balliol Business Park, Benton Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE12 8EW on a Full Time and Permanent basis.

About Greggs

We believe in growing together – as a united team and working towards the achievement of our vision which is to be a winning brand in the food-on-the-go market.  Greggs is a much loved and trusted brand with a strong traditional bakery heritage.  Our people are what makes our business successful.

We aim to provide our people with a great place to work, where they feel valued by listening, developing and rewarding them.

Here at Greggs, we love what we do, we have fun and we welcome everyone. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us!

We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.


£24,404 per annum

Shift pattern

42 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 7am to 3.30pm Friday 7am to 3pm

About you

You’ll fit right in at Greggs as a Maintenance Planner if you:

  • Are skilled in Excel / Word and experienced with Computer based planning systems (Agility / SAP)
  • Have experience with and are able to comply with SHE Management Systems, Safe Systems of Work, Risk Assessments, Isolation & Lock-out, Permits to Work, PPE
  • Ensure activities comply with agreed Food Safety standards, including adherence to Plant Release Procedures
  • Are experienced in managing PPM systems on a daily basis. You’ll be allocating jobs to engineers based on resource and equipment available
  • Experience in maintaining forward planning cycles, ensuring parts are ordered and available on time
  • Skilled in managing PPM tasks to completion, reviewing engineering feedback and raising required actions to close out
  • Have experience at managing contractors, when required for PPM tasks; planning, raising orders and completing accounts
  • Are enthusiastic and capable of driving continuous improvement of the system functionality and have a problem-solving mentality
  • Understand the importance of following company policies and procedures (including IT/Social Media)
  • You are supportive of an inclusive culture – recognising and valuing that difference is good.
  • You’re ready to work alongside some great people and have lots of fun on your Greggs journey!

What you'll do

Organise and prioritise the planned maintenance work for the site Production Engineering team. Developing detailed works plans and mange spare parts needed to enable safe and on time completion of PPM tasks. Manage the allocation of these to Engineering & external contractors where required and ensure completion.

Have an adaptive and proactive approach to adjust plans to meet business need and resource level and ensure task are completed.

Support Maintenance Manager in development of the Site PPM system and maintenance of the site layout and asset structure.

Working collaboratively within the Engineering team in a professional and efficient manner, including Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager/Supervisor, Team Members and other departments.

What we can offer

  • Our Greggs Employee discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 4.2 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible  for our profit share scheme
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to one and a half years’ salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Next steps

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way, we know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.

Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing, with your help we can made your application as quick and as smooth as possible.