Planner - Rail Station & Yard

Rio Tinto
Labrador City, NL, CA
Nov 19, 2020
Dec 19, 2020
Full Time
Rail Station & Yard Planner
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Based in the beautiful outdoor and family-oriented community of Labrador City, NL

About the role

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

We are looking for a Rail Station & Yard Planner to plan weekly activities in order to achieve the sector's objectives, including cost reduction and improvement of the quality of services to internal and external customers, jointly with the supervisors concerned. The role is based in Labrador City, NL and working on a Monday to Friday schedule.

This is a great opportunity for an organized and innovative individual to develop their planning expertise and leadership skills.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry's best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Superintendent Rail Operations and working in an exciting and unique environment within IOC Railway & Port Operations, you will be:
  • Maximize the efficiency of the systems in place, ensure workforce planning and availability and enforce compliance.
  • Take operational measures to optimize railcar loading or unloading in terms of deadlines and costs, in collaboration with the Station Supervisor on duty.
  • Guarantee honest, compliant, quality service for all QNS&L Railway customers.
  • Be the resource person for everything concerning rate document application and compliance.
  • Supervise the customers entering the QNS&L Station site so that the internal standards and policies are respected.
  • Control the internal billing process.
  • Work in collaboration with the Engineering Department for the development of new projects and tracking of ongoing projects.
  • Carry out several parallel tasks at various planning stages, such as ordering and tracking material, deadlines, Gantt charts, workforce hiring and planning.
  • Also ensure compliance with the different government and corporate regulations.
  • Ensure that all activities are performed in a manner that meets the strictest safety standards.
  • Obtain the necessary certifications under the Transport Canada regulations related to the station's activities.

Please note: Fly-in-fly-out arrangement is not available. Relocation assistance is provided.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Diploma of College Studies in a field related to transportation and/or logistics or Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or any other occupational experience considered relevant.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in industry;
  • Proficiency in English. French language skills are an asset;
  • Knowledge of the various software of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license;
  • Ability to collaborate with others;
  • Good ability to adapt and learn, as well as ease in managing personal stress;
  • Experience in management of railway-related operating or maintenance activities is an important asset. Knowledge of railway operating or maintenance activities a major asset.
  • Personnel management and project management experience are assets.

What we offer

Be recognized 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
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts
  • 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'll be working

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets that serves customers worldwide. The company operates a mine, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-àŽles, Quebec. It also operates a 418 kilometer railroad that links the mine to the port.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 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.