Repairable Spares Analyst

Rio Tinto

Posted on:  2nd Apr 2024

Repairables Spares Analyst

  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Permanent full time employment based in Bell Bay, Tasmania

About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.

We are looking for a Repairable Spares Analyst to manage the rotable and repairable spares process at Bell Bay Aluminium. 

This opportunity will allow an individual with technical equipment knowledge to play a crucial role in repairing spare parts to meet the reliability standards mandated by the business.

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.

Reporting to the Lead Engineer and working in a challenging and exciting environment within the Engineering team at Bell Bay Aluminium, you will:

  • Coordinate both offsite and onsite spare part repairs effectively.
  • Develop internal technical capabilities for spare part repairs.
  • Collaborate with vendors and site personnel to define repair scopes and implement QA/QC processes.
  • Manage changes to materials, drawings, and specifications following established protocols.
  • Facilitate warranty processes for equipment failures and oversee spare parts storage and maintenance.
  • Conduct root cause analysis for reliability issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Ensure effective management of critical risk areas and champion safety improvements.
  • Streamline spare part repair scopes and identify opportunities for enhancement.

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Relevant Fitter & Turner Trade Certification, Technical or Engineering qualifications
  • Detailed knowledge of principles and concepts related to operating and maintaining assets commonly found in heavy industry
  • Experience in condition monitoring technologies and precision maintenance techniques
  • Exposure to root cause analysis (RCA) techniques
  • Experience with SAP and required transactions.
  • Demonstrated written and oral English language proficiency

What we offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • 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)
  • Possible domestic relocation assistance

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 workingBell Bay Aluminium holds a unique place in Tasmanian and Australian history as the first aluminium smelter in the southern hemisphere when it began production in 1955. Today, it produces around 190,000 of primary aluminium each year.

The smelter is situated on the Tamar River, approximately five kilometres from George Town and 45 kilometres from Launceston. We employ more than 500 Tasmanians and more than 60 full-time equivalent contractors who, on a typical day, undertake work at the smelter.

For more than 65 years Bell Bay Aluminium has played a significant role in the social and economic wellbeing of George Town and Northern Tasmania through employment, community investment, and using local goods and services. In 2019, the site also received Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certifications, assuring customers the aluminium they purchase has been produced to the highest environmental, social and governance standards.

Every Voice Matters

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 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.

Applications close on Monday the 15th April 2024. (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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