Works Scheduler/Planner

Building our team

We’re looking for an experienced Works Scheduler/Planner to join our Production team.

This exciting and varied role will be responsible for the scheduling and resourcing vessel construction projects. You will be responsible for analysis, modelling, forecasting, and rostering of our production resources (both material and labour), workforce planning, project schedule monitoring and strategic advice for the purpose of supporting the delivery of vessel construction, on time and within budget.

We’re fortunate to call one of the most spectacular natural environments in the world our home. If you’ve ever considered moving to Tasmania, or are seeking a lifestyle change, this might be your opportunity.

The final remuneration package for this role will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on relevant skills and experience.


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Scheduling resources (labour and material) efficiently and effectively to ensure optimal production and delivery of milestones, quality standards and safety requirements
  • Identifying, reviewing and developing resource production plans and schedules, including formulating contingency plans, to ensure the most cost effective and efficient resourcing options are considered and applied to support the delivery of vessel construction, on time and within budget
  • Undertaking assessment and mitigation activities by ensuring risks and issues are documented, reviewed, and escalated as appropriate
  • Evaluating current procedures and recommend changes to improve the efficiency of planning and scheduling and the reduction of issues due to scheduling errors
  • Evaluating performance through analysing and monitoring the execution of schedules and plans, provide accurate workforce planning to optimise available labour, and resolve potential issues in a timely manner


You’ll need to bring:

  • Proven effective consultation, facilitation, written and oral communication skills for use in a complex production or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of lean transformational strategies to drive continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment, developing effective working relationships and partnering with team members
  • An understanding of WH&S principles in a practical environment
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, project management, operational management, program management, scheduling, or planning
  • Previous experience in ship building, manufacturing and/or production environments
  • Extensive experience in production planning, scheduling, creating project and master schedules and resource plans


Culture and benefits

Our people are the heart of our business and we take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. A career with us means joining a family-owned Tasmanian company with a global focus. We’re proud and excited to continue to showcase the Tasmanian innovation, design and quality that have driven us for more than 40 years.

We are pleased to offer to all employees:

  • Flexible work options
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities – superannuation
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • Ongoing professional development
  • All uniform and PPE items provided where required
  • Free on-site parking


Diversity, equity and inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. We strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Tasmania (Australia)

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