Rio Tinto

Team leader - Lubrication

Rio Tinto
Gladstone, AU
Feb 13, 2021
Feb 23, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Team Leader Lubrication
  • Great opportunity to join a global mining organisation offering outstanding personal development & career opportunities
  • We offer generous compensation, paid parental leave entitlements and flexible work arrangements
  • Permanent position based in Gladstone

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader - Lubrication, to be an integral member of our Whiteside maintenance team in Gladstone.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated, safety conscious professional to join the Whiteside maintenance team servicing all lubrication maintenance across the Alumina Refinery. The role will require both leadership and technical experience in lubrication. The role will ensure compliance to maintenance KPI's as well as reporting on early life failure of equipment to ensure safe operation of maintenance equipment to meet production targets.

Reporting to the Superintendent Whiteside Maintenance, you will:
  • Be responsible for daily safety rituals like daily toolbox meeting, safety interactions and field verifications on team members;
  • Accountable for scoping secondary work, reviewing plans and executing maintenance PM's as well as secondary or breakdown work;
  • Lead the team in all 5 pillars of the business: Safety, people, cash, partnership and growth;
  • Manage the oil analysis across site ensuring reporting of results through to our health database;
  • Manage the lubrication shed and hydrocarbon management across site;
  • Working closely with maintenance team leaders in all areas of the refinery to ensure communication of equipment risks are clear;
  • Working closely with the condition monitoring team, reliability engineers and mechanical engineers in reliability improvements and also prediction of early life failure;
  • Focus on the generation and/or continual improvement of maintenance strategies and tactics.

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. Due to our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.

Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools needed to do their job.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership of maintenance teams
  • Experience in lubrication analysis field
  • Effective communication and stakeholder engagement skills, with strong ability to engage, influence and liaise with a variety of stakeholders at all levels

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • 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 personal growth and 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

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe.

Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto is a global leader in aluminium, one of the world's most widely used metals.

In the sector for more than 110 years, today we operate large-scale, high-quality bauxite mines and alumina refineries, and have the world's most modern and competitive aluminium smelter portfolio.

Our Pacific Operations sites are located along the east coast of Australia, at the tip of the Northern Territory and in New Zealand's south. With more than 6,000 employees, we operate a full value chain approachmining, refining and smelting. Our portfolio includes four bauxite mines, two refineries, four smelters and one power station, and is supported by technical experts located in our Brisbane hub, including a fully operational Operations Centre for our bauxite mines.

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.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we support you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

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