Maintenance Planner

Location:  Bolton
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  5388
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  24/06/2024
Date:  15 Jun 2024

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday


Are you an Asset Management Coordinator, Engineering or Maintenance Planner looking for your next career move?
Working as part of a highly skilled and established engineering team, you’ll maximise plant reliability and performance to ensure our high standards of quality are achieved and to meet customers’ expectations. Co-ordinating the preventative maintenance system you’ll ensure overall equipment efficiency reducing downtime and damage.



Essential Ingredients


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • IT knowledge – able to use widespread functions within relevant software inc. Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Analysing and problem-solving skills – anticipates problems before they occur, takes steps to deal with them/correctly & swiftly identifies the underlying problem & appropriate solutions, based on analysis of data.
  • H&S knowledge e.g. IOSH – able to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Communication skills – articulate/develops effective, long-term relationships with key people.

The Recipe


As our Engineering Planner you’ll ensure the delivery of effective maintenance support to the site. You’ll work collaboratively with Reliability Managers and Engineering site leads to plan and schedule all maintenance activity including backlog, spares and materials. In addition, you’ll support plant criticality reviews, review maintenance plans, establishing critical spares, and be the key user for the site SAP PM maintenance system and reporting.


You’ll ensure stock is available for planned maintenance and ensure contractors work safely in line with risk assessments.

The Role


  • Planning and scheduling of a risk-based maintenance strategy
  • Ensure data integrity within the CMMS system (SAP). 
  • Materials for work orders are anticipated and available for scheduled works
  • CI – evaluate the effectiveness of Planned performance maintenance tasks based on KPIs
  • Ensure service contracts/external supplier relationships are maintained and supplier effectiveness is reviewed. 

Extra Dough


And last, but by no means least, you'll want to know what your breads worth.


  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme with company contributions
  • Life assurance
  • Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
  • Continued investment in your personal development
  • Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service
  • Access to Help @ Hand, which includes GP appointments for you and your family plus much more


About Us


As ‘the UK’s No. 1 Bakery Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family, with the introduction of the sixth generation, supplying over 18,000 retail customers from 11 bakeries and 16 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.


We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.