Rio Tinto

Posted on:  28th Mar 2024

HME Planner/Scheduler (Shutdowns)

  • Permanent employment which includes attractive salary, annual bonuses and a huge range of additional benefits which are designed to make your life better 
  • Excellent opportunity to develop in role and drive efficiency in maintenance execution
  • Residential / FIFO from Perth operating on a 5 days on; 2 days off / 4 days on; 3 days off – flexible Fridays!

Where we’re all welcome 

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different. 

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. 

We acknowledge that all people are different and believe that our differences are our strength. The diversity of skills, life experiences and perspectives within our team enhances our way of working and our ability to achieve success together.

About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.

We are looking for an experienced HME Planner / Scheduler (Shutdowns) to our Pilbara Maintenance, Planning & Engineering team across the Pilbara. Successful candidates maintain and improve the maintenance planning and scheduling work management process to maximise resource effectiveness, increase the reliability of Heavy Mobile Equipment and minimise the interruption to the mining process, without compromising asset values so that the Heavy Mobile Equipment safely produces agreed outputs to support the mine operation.

We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills.

This role is a great opportunity to understand the full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant repair/preventive/predictive design out activities on the organisation’s Heavy Mobile Equipment. 

Reporting to the Senior Planner and working in a challenging and exciting environment, you will:

  • Identify and communicate the critical tasks in the scheduling process to ensure weekly approved works are scheduled
  • Develop short to long term maintenance plans/schedules and ensure major maintenance is conducted to Asset Management standards, to increase reliability and availability of assets
  • Prepare Shutdown schedules and capture all rescheduled work for present and future schedules
  • Report on key metrics as well as applying the 5 guiding principles of Lean for business improvement
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure there is effective communication of the plans and upcoming maintenance to ensure appropriate risk management strategies are in place

What you’ll bring 

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Respect for others and an all-inclusive mindset
  • Experience with executing, scheduling or planning HME maintenance activities
  • Proven experience working in SAP
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office including Project and Excel
  • A current Australian driver's license
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Able to be proactive, flexible and work independently 

What we offer  

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority 
  • Flexible working from home arrangements as per operational requirements 
  • 18 weeks of gender-neutral and equal paid parental leave, with continued superannuation contributions whilst employees are on unpaid or half paid parental leave 
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover 
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options 
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions 
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support 
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave) 
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more); and 
  • Local relocation packages offered for Australian residents only 

About Rio Tinto 

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. 

We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities. 

Where you’ll be working 

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700-kilometre rail network and related infrastructure – all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

We are one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of iron ore.

Applications for this role close on Thursday 11th April 2023. 

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