Planning Engineer – Zoeterwoude


The Planning Engineer supports the Project Management department, which is responsible for the realization of projects.


An informal and involved culture, characterized by professionalism, collegiality and enthusiasm. Our client is an ambitious employer who wants to remain in a competitive and technologically leading way. Therefore they pay a lot of attention to education and development of its employees.


The Planning Engineer plays an important role in the projects. He is responsible for setting up the project planning. The project planning is an important tool to realize a structured, feasible and manageable handling of the project obligations, within the budgeted costs and within the contracted milestones for delivery of the components.

Activities that are part of this job:

  • Drafting, monitoring and keeping the project planning up-to-date, in terms of activities, occupation and priority setting, based on supplied information
  • Aligning available man capacity / resources with the department managers
  • Identifying bottlenecks and risks with regards to lead times, over- and under-staffing and costs in an early stage.
  • Advise project transcending proposals to project and department managers, concerning priorities and availability of resources, for an optimal mutual coordination of projects.
  • Organizing and processing progress information to keep the operational planning up-to-date (catch-up trajectories, modified insights and delivery times)
  • Analyzing data planning
  • Setting up planning reports, concerning status and prognoses, for the purpose of the customer and the internal organization
  • Presenting the progress information in project consultations and / or department meetings
  • Giving directions and making proposals concerning the planning, to project team members who are involved (task force)
  • Participating during the planners meeting and creating proposals that will improve the execution of the work planning


We are looking for a candidate with knowledge at academic level, preferably with a completed HTS education, who has at least 3 years of working experience in a similar position and has knowledge of automated planning systems such as Primavera P6 and MS project. Besides that, we are looking for the following skills:

  • Critical
  • Analytical
  • Communication skills
  • Coordinate, plan and organize
  • Excellent skills in the Dutch and English language.


Milja Prince +31(0)23 – 5583723


Milja Prince +31(0)23 – 5583723