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Senior Specialist - Fleet Maintenance Planning

Newcrest Mining
Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

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Accounting, Maintenance/Mechanical
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Job Details

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Mining Team at their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

The Company

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem-solving.

The Role

We are seeking a Senior Specialist in Fleet Maintenance Planning To provide leadership, support and coaching to the Mobile Fleet Maintenance Planning Team to ensure maintenance work is planned and scheduled effectively, as well as driving maintenance business processes to achieve high performing assets that are reliable and meet the business objectives.

Role Accountabilities
  • Drives and influences proactive safety behaviours within workgroups through visible leadership.
  • Plans work so that it can be conducted safely; and considers environmental conditions, nearby activities, and the people and other resources needed to complete the work.
  • Embodies the Newcrest safety values through leading by example and displaying visible leadership
  • Ensure mobile fleet maintenance planning deliver accurate schedules to achieve maintenance strategy compliance.
  • Ensure the integrity of SAP data is reflective of actual maintenance being performed through regular reviews.
  • Work closely with Reliability team to optimise maintenance plans and master data
  • Develops team members through regular feedback, coaching and formal training.
  • Creates opportunities for people to work together to enable them to contribute to the business and learn from each other.
  • Develop skills of SAP users in the maintenance execution teams
  • Ensures maintenance work is completed within approved budget and manages any variances
  • Actively seeks cost reduction opportunities.

Qualifications and technical experience include but are not limited to:
  • Trade Certificate in Diesel Fitting, Heavy Equipment Fitting or higher qualification in Engineering essential.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous
  • Experience in a maintenance planning role for mobile plant equipment in large scale mining operations.
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Extensive SAP Planning and Master Data Knowledge
  • Previous experience in delivering training and coaching desirable.
  • Excellent verbal, written & communication skills.
  • Strong planning, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training.

Aditional Requirements
  • Ability to manage a 22/20 FIFO roster in Lihir, PNG.
  • Ability to provide/obtain a valid police clearance
  • Ability to complete a pre-employment medical assessment
  • Ability to obtain PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6

The Rewards

This position gives you the opportunity to be a part of one of the world's largest and most technically challenging gold deposits across Australasia. A market-competitive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate. Newcrest offers flexible, hybrid, working arrangements.

Contact Us

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world's largest gold mining companies.

At Newcrest we’re known for our strong technical capabilities in exploration, deep underground block caving and metallurgical processing skills. We're committed to creating a work environment where everyone can go home safe and healthy every day, and where everyone actively contributes to this outcome; operating and developing mines in line with strong environmental, social and governance practices; developing a diverse workforce; and developing and maintaining strong relationships with our communities and governments.

In 2017, we joined the International Council on Mining and Metals, an international organisation that brings together 25 mining and metals companies and over 30 regional and commodities associations dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry, and serving as a catalyst for change to enhance mining’s contribution to society.

Our Code of ConductCorporate governance framework and a comprehensive suite of company policies protect against illegal and inappropriate behaviours, such as fraud, bribery, corruption, discrimination and bullying, and articulate our position on safety, health, human rights, environment, communities, security and diversity and inclusion.

Diversity and inclusion are essential parts of Newcrest’s vision, values and company culture. Our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2021-2025 to learn more about how we are building a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

Our headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia with operating mines in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea.

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Newcrest Mining

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