Engineer, Planning Governance – Halifax, NS


Dovre Canada Limited is pleased to offer the following opportunity: Engineer, Planning Governance, located in Halifax, NS.

This is a permanent full-time role.


The Engineer, Planning Governance will be part of the team responsible for developing and facilitating the structures and processes that establish the Planning function’s strategic direction, professional standards, oversee the delivery of compliant and consistent outputs, monitor key risks, and report on the function’s performance. The successful candidate will govern the Planning function, which includes three departments: Master Scheduling, Production Planning, and Industrial Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the Governance team’s documentation and processes.
  • Develop tools in Microsoft Office and applications in SharePoint to support Governance documentation and processes.
  • Act as subject matter expert in the development and management of the Planning function’s processes.
  • Support leadership in strategic and improvement initiatives.
  • Coach Planning function team members and conduct training on the Governance team’s documentation, processes, tools, and applications.
  • Evaluate the Planning function’s adherence to the Governance processes.
  • Monitor quality management system metrics for the Planning function.



  • Equivalent experience in shipbuilding, manufacturing, construction or related will be considered.
  • Experience: A minimum of 4 years of professional experience.
  • Experience working on cross-functional project teams.
  • Experience managing a variety of concurrent tasks and small projects.
  • Strong applied critical thinking skills with proven ability to solve problems.
  • Strong written communication skills, with experience writing reports, guides, presentations, etc.
  • Strong oral communication skills, including experience presenting to large groups and communicating with a variety of stakeholders across all levels in an organization.
  • Embraces continual improvement and the application of best practices.
  • Competent with current industry accepted software such as Microsoft Office, SharePoint, etc.
  • Experience in quality, continual improvement, and/or process development an asset.
  • Experience with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems and auditing, or willingness to complete training within the first year of employment.


  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering.
  • P.Eng or actively engaged and interested in professional certification.


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

What We Offer:
Our client is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to: 

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan. 
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs. 
  • RRSP matching program. 
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements.
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development. 
  • Growth and progression opportunities within the company
  • Relocation costs (if eligible)


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Alanna Buckle
360 Recruiter

Jessica Ellis
360 Recruiter



Job ID: #32577