Mobile Maintenance Planner

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Sep 20, 2022
Oct 20, 2022
Full Time
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Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

Role Purpose

The Mobile Maintenance Planner is responsible for accurate and high-quality Planning of all corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance carried out on assets in mobile maintenance. Activities will be coordinated with maintenance, supply, operational and reliability functions in order to create safety-focused work packs to deliver availability and reliability of mobile plant assets.

We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.


Maintenance Planning
  • Planning responsibility of a work order by a Maintenance Planner begins once it has been marked as Approved (APRD). At this point a Maintenance Planner will undertake the planning of the work order in line with Newcrest's Maintenance Business Process (MBP)
  • Responsible for all work marked with the designated Planner Group
  • Plan any work order to fully comply with Newcrest's Planning Guideline before it is marked as PLND to ensure it is of high quality
  • Prepare detailed work plans that include personnel, plant, equipment, and parts availability for the safe, timely and successful execution of work orders
  • Build robust work packs including Safe Work Instructions, checklists, safety documentation and any associated drawings or reference material to assist with the efficiency of the job
  • Ensure the number of work orders sitting in the APRD status with the Short-Range Planner shall be kept low at an acceptable level
  • Make sure all maintenance activities can be carried out in accordance with all applicable standards and regulations
  • Provide planning support to ensure effective maintenance

Master Data Maintenance (Recommend to Master Data Specialist)
  • Action Activity Report (AR) Notifications assigned to the Planner for the upkeep and improvement of Newcrest's CMMS Master Data
  • Actively develop and improve existing Task List's to increase master data quality and streamline the planning process
  • Development and improvement of Maintenance Plan's when required
  • Continuously monitor maintenance and operation strategies and suggest improvements where identified
  • Facilitate weekly Key Performance Indicator (KPI) review meetings to develop improvements and

    drive compliance to the MBP

  • In Newcrest planning is a leadership role within maintenance, it is expected the following qualities are demonstrated in adherence to company policies and values
  • Recognises, respects, and actively promotes diversity within the team
  • Actively demonstrates respect for cultural and diversity views
  • Driving trust with a team-based culture between employees, departments and contractors
  • Promote high quality working relationships within the team
  • Remediate any issues or conflict with a mature and respectful approach
  • Ensure that the Maintenance Business Process is adhered to by all disciplines in the work group
  • Drive development and mentor other groups in the Maintenance Business Process
  • Assist others in understanding planning functions and other systems

Other Duties
  • Actively look for and identify opportunities to improve reliability, efficiency and cost effectiveness
  • Maintain high levels of communication with team members and stakeholders
  • Understand and monitor KPI's to drive compliance and assist with budget and cost control processes
  • Provide a flexible work group in the event of an unplanned absence
  • Proficiently run meetings and get consensus and agreement to action decisions
  • Ability to communicate and execute the Newcrest Maintenance Business Processes (MBP)
  • Ability to manage SAP transactional and master data to Newcrest Asset Management guidelines

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Red Seal Trade qualification (desired)
  • 7 - 10 years of Maintenance Planning & Scheduling (desired)
  • Holder of or capability of obtaining an MMP (Maintenance Management Professional) or CMRP (Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional) designation (desired)
  • Proficient with MS Windows and Office products (essential)
  • Working knowledge of SAP PM and MM (essential)
  • Proficient with the interpretation of technical manual, blueprints, and process instrumentation drawings
  • Working experience with Caterpillar off road trucks including 793F, 793D, 785D, 777C
  • Working experience with Komatsu PC2000, PC7000 shovels and excavators
  • Working experience with Hitachi EX3600 hydraulic shovel
  • Working experience with P&H 2800 XPB electric rope shovel

Our commitment to you:

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

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 our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.