Planning Engineer

Project Engineer

Minimum ? Degree in Engineering

Minimum experience of 2 to 5 years in relevant field

The tasks a Planning Engineer is expected to perform include:

Planning and directing activities for increasing operational efficiency in production

Studying work orders, availability of raw materials, production methods, production capacity, etc.

Examining plans, sketches, diagrams, blueprints, etc.

Assessing and arranging quantum of raw materials required for production

Deciding on type of machine to be used and sequence of production operations

Preparing work schedules for subordinates

Instructing and coordinating work of different section heads

Ability to decide on the most appropriate engineering techniques for each project

Knowledge of drawing plans; using specialised design software packages, etc.Efficient in planning and meeting the client?s specifications

Proficient in carrying out estimations for timescales and costs

Skilled in close supervision and providing solutions to problems

Knowledge of sequence of production operations

Knowledge of the latest developments in the field of engineering

Will be updated

Physically fit

Attention to detail

Good communication skills

Analytical skills


Team player

It is not a desk job

The candidate will supervise a team of Junior Engineers or Surveyors

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary fromcompany to company

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include physical and mental strain, stress injuries, etc. if not taken care of

For candidates with experience ? INR 14,000 to INR 34,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends and Scope of Construction and Related Industry in India

TheIndian economyhas witnessed considerable progress in the past few decades. With the present emphasis on creatingphysical infrastructure, massive investment is planned in this sector. The Planning Commission has estimated that investment requirement in infrastructure to the tune of about14,500billion or US$320 billion during the 11thFive Year Planperiod. TheCapital Goods and related Manufacturingindustry of Indiaalone is an important indicator of the development. It has contributed an estimated 6708billion to the national GDP in 2011-12 (a share of around9%). It has further created investment and employment opportunities for Planning Engineers across various related sectors such as capital goods, iron and steel, automotive, shipping and aero products manufacturing, etc.

Construction companies

Infrastructure development companies

Manufacturing units across all sectors

Aerospace products manufacturers

IT companies

Cities and towns across India