Planner / Scheduler


Role: Planner / Scheduler
Location: Cologne/Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Duration: 7 months
Start date: ASAP
Hours per week: 32-40, minimum of 3 days on location

Key words: Planning, Planner, Scheduler, EPC, Stem, Construction, Oil and Gas
Project Scheduler – Industrial and Plant Construction

About Us:

Our cliënt is a leading player in the industrial and plant construction sector, dedicated to delivering cutting-edge EPCm projects. Our commitment to innovation, sustainability, and excellence has positioned us as a trailblazer in the industry. As we embark on ambitious ventures, we are expanding our team and seeking a talented Senior Project Scheduler to contribute to our success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule Management: Spearhead the creation and maintenance of project schedules, serving as a crucial pillar for progress monitoring in our dynamic EPCm projects.
  • Analysis and Correction: Undertake Critical Path Analysis, generate insightful deviation analyses, and propose strategic corrective actions to ensure the seamless attainment of project end dates.
  • Personnel Deployment: Develop meticulous personnel deployment plans, optimizing the allocation of resources for enhanced project efficiency.
  • Change Management Support: Play a pivotal role in supporting our project management team during change management processes, ensuring adaptability to evolving project dynamics.
  • Client Representation: Leverage your wealth of experience to represent our cliënt in Schedule Challenge meetings with clients, collaborating closely with our project managers, particularly in interactions with Worley.


  • Education: Possess a completed engineering degree (university/FH).
  • Experience: Showcase a minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience as a scheduler in industrial or plant construction, with a specialized focus on multidisciplinary projects within the petrochemical and chemical industries.
  • Language Skills: Demonstrate proficiency in negotiating in both German and English, both spoken and written.
  • Technical Skills: Exhibit an excellent command of Primavera P6, along with a solid understanding of Microsoft applications. Previous experience with Progress Control and Cost Controlling in projects is highly valued.
  • Project Management: Showcase familiarity with phase-based project execution structures.
  • Software Proficiency: Display strong skills in MS-Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, alongside general MS Office proficiency.
  • Eligible to work in Germany (visa/blue card)

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