TA Planner – Scheduler

3-5 years
a month ago
Job Description

We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refine chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 18.000 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.

What We Offer

Major Tasks & responsibilities

  • Assist the Lead TA Planner Scheduler and TA manager in fulfilling Turnaround Objectives & works on planning and scheduling, perform job package preparation and coordinate its implementation.
  • Responsible for complete planning & scheduling of all work packages and system packages in the SAP / ROSER/ PRIMAVERA system.
  • Obtain & understand TA scope corresponding site technical standards and technical documentations, discuss details of scope items with related representative, query and/or clarify related technical issue with implementation compliance.
  • Monitor, update, and control the progress of TA event schedules during execution.
  • Analysis of required resources for TA events and balance critical resources and prepare TA event resource demand report.
  • Communicate intensively with engineering, safety, quality, operations, inspection and reliability etc. departments and contractors during and after TA job package preparation to ensure that the TA scheduler can use the prepared job package for smoothly scheduling and such that execution team are able to implement the work without questions.
  • Provide progress deviation analysis and catch up plan in TA event schedules

Value Added To The Success Of The Company

A good preparation of TA plan and schedule of the work packages and system packages is the basic for successful execution of the turn-around, regarding safe work in a brown field with many people at the same time, regarding financial optimization and regarding in time delivered work.

Work Relations

Internally within Covestro MTP:

  • Technical Ste Management Department
  • Production Plants of MTP site
  • Procurement- Logistic
  • HSEQ

Externally from Covestro MTP:

  • Vendors
  • Service company representatives
  • Global turn-around excellence
  • Contractors

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain Company Health and Safety standards/regulations to minimize the risk to themselves and other persons.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional and responsible manner and promote a good image of the company.
  • Ensure that all requests or instructions as conveyed by the management; in relation to duties, policies and procedures are completely carried out.
  • Support and actively contribute to the development of Covestro MTP initiatives such as Safe and Sound Society/Project APACT, additional assignment and special projects.
  • Comply with Covestro's Corporate Compliance program and observe its principles in daily work.
  • Support Covestro-MTP Management Systems activities such as Core processes, HSEQ system, 5S System, and Suggestion System.
  • Demonstrate and develop subordinates in Covestro leadership behavior in order to nurture the mind-set and encourage the desired leadership behavior.


  • Bachelor in Technical and Industry Engineering or similar educational level
  • At least 5 years of experience in technical job in the chemical industry
  • At least 3 years of experience in demonstrated within a Turnaround atmosphere and TA planning & execution
  • Familiar with Covestro TES, SAP and ROSER and excellent MS-Project, Primavera p6 for project planner
  • Very good understanding of maintenance and engineering disciplines like: civil, mechanical, instrumentation and electrical.
  • Knowledge of contractor management.
  • Resource and cost estimation ability
  • High sense of accountability for deliverables
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Strong spirit for teamwork.
  • Very good English communication and writing skills
  • Flexible in working conditions and accountable to complete job within timeline

What You Offer


Are you as curious, courageous and colorful as we are If so, we can offer you an exciting career opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application including a cover letter, resume/CV, and relevant certificates. Become part of our Team - apply now!

Contact Us


Covestro welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of racial or ethnic origin, skin color, nationality, religion, philosophy, gender, age, physical characteristics, marital status, disability, appearance, sexual orientation and sexual identity. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.





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