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Service Planning Engineer

  Sagereistrasse 33/35, Zurich

Your Role

As Service Planning Engineer you establish and negotiate schedules for maintenance and technical activities. It includes the preparation and the coordinating of all building- and data-center maintenance (preventive, corrective) and all related repairs in order to minimize ‘downtime’. You are also responsible for the optimal functioning of the maintenance process and acts as a bridge between the operations and maintenance contractors/suppliers & Customers. You will oversee:

  • Schedule all maintenance and technical activities
  • Coordinate all maintenance activities with contractors and operation according to the planning
  • Ensure that activities are scheduled efficiently, in compliance with safety, security and quality requirements
  • Prepare timely notifications to customers and internal stakeholders
  • Prepare all Work Permits related to Maintenance activities
  • Support by measurements of process and set KPI’s

What you’ll need

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in maintenance or operations coordination, including planning/scheduling and reporting
  • Good knowledge of maintenance schedules and specific maintenance guidelines in a data-center environment and industry in general.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; he/she always delivers win-win arrangements
  • Reliable team player and able to work with multiple departments at different level of the organization.
  • Strong enthusiasm for learning, with creative thinking and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to understand, write and review technical documents.
  • Ability to prioritize in complex, fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.
  • Bachelor / Master's degree level in a technical field or local equivalent.
  • Fluent in German and English, both in writing and orally
  • Experience in a critical environment is an advantage.


A bit about us

Our Operations team keeps our customers’ infrastructure running safely and securely. We get plenty of opportunities to take on a variety of tasks and develop our technical skills. From overseeing electrical power to cooling and fire suppression systems, our team plays a vital role in making sure everything in our data centers operates as it should.


A bit about our Digital team

This position is part of the Operations team and reports directly to the Facility Team Leader Mechanical & Cooling. This team is comprised of smart and forward-thinking engineers that combine their specialties to deliver the best performance. Our support for each other and overall happy and light atmosphere is one of our greatest strengths and will continue to be one our focus.


What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us. This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.

Want to know more about this position?

Get in touch with:

Nadja Lashley

Nadja Lashley


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