Mechanical / Reliability Engineer - HME

Rio Tinto
Weipa, QLD, AU
Apr 08, 2021
Apr 19, 2021
Full Time
Mechanical / Reliability Engineer - HME
  • Be part of safe, positive and close knit team
  • Relocation for you and your family to the relaxed lifestyle of beautiful Weipa
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities

About the role

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

We are looking for fixed plant Mechanical/Reliability Engineer, who will be tasked with extracting maximum value from the site HME assets through the delivery of maintenance tactics optimisation, failure analysis, performance data analysis and execution of asset performance improvement projects.

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 Specialist HME- Bauxite and working in a challenging and exciting environment within the Asset Management team, you will:
  • Manage of asset performance reporting metrics
  • Utilise data and reliability principles to identify asset performance improvement initiatives
  • Be responsible for end to end project management of identified improvement initiatives
  • Generate continual improvement of maintenance strategies and tactics
  • Provide technical assistance to maintenance Execution teams
  • Lead equipment failure investigation and management of subsequent corrective actions

What you will bring
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience leading failure investigation projects utilising recognised root cause analysis techniques
  • Demonstrated experience leading mechanical asset performance improvement projects in a heavy industrial/Mining environment
  • Demonstrated experience creating and improving maintenance strategies and tactics.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, SAP & Solid Works
  • Effective written and verbal communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of reliability engineering and defect elimination concepts

It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Experience working within Heavy Mobile Mining Equipment preferable Caterpillar Equipment
  • Reliability engineering experience. Ideally involving utilisation of Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), Life cycle cost modelling (LCCM), critical spares analysis, reliability block modelling and reliability analytics techniques
  • Working knowledge of business improvement tools (such as 6 Sigma, process improvement and change management methodologies)

What we offer
  • Domestic relocation assistance on offer
  • Weipa accommodation benefit
  • Remote area allowance
  • Remote area holiday travel assistance
  • Paid parental leave up to 9 months
  • Health cover scheme for employees and their immediate family
  • Salary sacrifice & packaging options rental, mortgage, super, vehicle
  • Rio Tinto employee share programme
  • Employee discounts banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more.

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 Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years. Over the years, it has developed into a vibrant and diverse cultural hub of the Western Cape. Weipa offers a coastal community rich in geographical beauty and cultural heritage that provides families with opportunities to participate in leisure activities, sports and community events. With a strong sense of community, the region has plenty of natural beauty to offer including the opportunities for boating, fishing, camping and exploring. Construction of the Amrun mining operation, located 40 kilometres southwest of Weipa, was completed in late 2018 expanding our bauxite operations to continue production from one of the world's premier bauxite deposits.

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.