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Plant support services co-ordinators are responsible for coordinating the movements of a team of engineers to undertake service visits on site at plant.


Average salaries are in the region of £25,000.00 to £34,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location / employer

Career Profile

Plant Support Services So-ordinators are responsible for coordinating the movements of a team of engineers to undertake service visits on site at plant. A good geographical understanding along with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are useful to help manage your team.

What they do

Plant Support Services So-ordinators require excellent organisational skills and a capability to plan routes both in the UK and internationally. A strong ability to multitask means that you efficiently, and cost effectively, organise your service team to allow for swift mobilisation as necessary.

Typical tasks include:

  • Co-ordinating the movements of a team of engineers throughout the UK and overseas
  • Liaising with customers to arrange site visits
  • Organising any travel and accommodation required
  • Updating reports on Excel
  • Emailing internal and external parties
  • Invoicing
  • Liaising with agents abroad

Hours & Salary:

Typically, Plant Support Services So-ordinators work around 40 hours a week, usually between 9am and 6pm. However, there may be substantial travel involved, including overseas work, which would affect working hours.

  • Newly trained plant support services co-ordinators can earn in the region of £20,000£25,000
  • Trained with experience plant support services co-ordinators can earn in the region of £25,000£34,000

Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility.


 

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Qualifications & Training

There are no formal qualifications required for becoming a plant services co-ordinator; however, you may want to complete GCSEs in Mathematics and English or their equivalents, such as the Welsh Baccalaureate or Scottish Nationals.

Traffic Office NVQ L3 or SVQ L3 could make you a more desirable candidate, as would a Site Supervisors' Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) or equivalent leadership training, along with previous experience in a supervisory role.

A Basic First Aid Certificate and Full UK Driving License (Clean) are often required, given the supervisory nature of the role. 

 

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Career trends and forecasts

1190 additional staff needed

According to the latest Construction Skills Network research, the UK construction industry will need an additional 1190 Logistics people every year (which includes Plant Support Services Co-Ordinators) between 2017 - 2021.  The highest demand will be in East England followed by North West, Greater London, Scotland and Yorkshire & Humber.

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