Superintendent Carbon Maintenance

Rio Tinto
Nov 20, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Superintendent Carbon Maintenance
  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Permanent role based in Invercargill, New Zealand

About the role

We are looking for a Superintendent Carbon Maintenance to lead and develop an operational team that are accountable for the Carbon Products Department plant at our New Zealand Aluminium Smelter.

This role is a great opportunity for a strong leader who has the ability to coach, support and mentor the Carbon Maintenance team. Key focus areas include; safety, reliability, cost management and improving plant performance.

Working day shift, Monday to Friday and reporting through to the Manager Carbon you will be:
  • Mentoring and developing a diverse team accountable for achieving safety, environmental and maintenance objectives;
  • Contributing to updating maintenance tactics and strategies in conjunction with reliability engineering;
  • Planning and scheduling major maintenance work on site and collaborating with all stakeholders to ensure everybody is aligned;
  • Supporting the NZAS Management team in achieving the effective execution of all maintenance functions with a continuous improvement mindset;
  • Governance of the department annual maintenance budget planning processes and reporting;
  • Managing the coordination of capital projects;
  • Responsible for delivering and meeting the KPI metrics that have been set for the Carbon plant;

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Frontline Management and Leadership experience
  • Engineering or equivalent trade qualification
  • Demonstrated experience managing maintenance teams & budgets
  • Ability to engage stakeholders across multiple departments

It would also be beneficial if you have:
  • Experience in leading maintenance planning and scheduling teams beneficial but not essential
  • Experience with improvement processes, such as Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), Life cycle cost modelling (LCCM) and spares analysis
  • Working knowledge of business improvement tools (such as 6 Sigma, process improvement and change management methodologies)
  • Working knowledge of SAP

Where you will be working

New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited (NZAS) is Rio Tinto's only New Zealand site. We are pioneers in producing low carbon, high purity aluminium essential to human progress.

We pride ourselves on being a world leader in quality aluminium products, founded on our deep commitment to safety and operational excellence which we believe is created by the best people in the industry.

NZAS offers a supportive team environment, and an attractive remuneration package including a generous superannuation scheme and shift allowance, along with a number of other employee benefits. At NZAS, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary along with many other employee benefits. Working within a dynamic and friendly culture, in an organisation renowned for its world class safety standards and high quality product, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

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

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