Senior Planner

Rio Tinto
Tom Price, WA, AU
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Full Time
Senior Planner
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits
  • 9-day fortnight Family-friendly residential roster or FIFO option

About the role

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

As a result of a brownfield project expansion, we are seeking a Senior Planner to support our growing team in Tom Price.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate and motivated Senior Planner looking for a leadership opportunity.

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible. Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

Leading on the frontline is one of the most important jobs in our business and comes with a huge amount of responsibility. We need you to motivate, inspire and keep your people safe and well. With signature leadership training programmes, growing and developing is more than an opportunity it is something we actively plan and make happen. Every day our leaders grow, while our rosters are designed to help you live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family.

Reporting to the Fixed Plant Maintenance Superintendent and working in a challenging and exciting environment within the maintenance team, you will be:
  • Leading a mid-sized team of Planners and Schedulers
  • Optimising the planning process by reviewing our current systems and working with site operations teams
  • Working across multiple teams to manage purchasing requirements, work orders and manage invoicing.
  • Ensuring labour and shared resources are correct to safely execute SoW.
  • Working closely with the short-term planners and shut execution team, managing meetings and communicating constraints and opportunities.
  • Generating achievable Gantt's and ensuring labour is correct for shut teams to safely execute.
  • Reviewing and communicating maintenance plan changes required to planning team
  • Designing and implement personal and professional development program for your team to build and continuously improve capability, flexibility and skill set diversity.

What you'll bring
  • Demonstrated skills in planning within the resources industry
  • Experience with zero based budgeting and data analytics would be advantageous
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members and key stakeholders
  • Capable of operating in a face paced and dynamic working environment with the ability to multi-task priorities
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office including Project and Excel
  • Extensive SAP knowledge highly desirable
  • Previous experience in a similar planning position with a focus on shutdown
  • Strong experience in work management process

What we offer
  • Competitive salary package with annual performance bonus;
  • Paid parental leave up to 9 months;
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options that includes, airport parking, cars and superannuation;
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family;
  • Generous employee share plan;
  • Company provided insurance cover;
  • A broad range of employee discounts in banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more;
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters;
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority;
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your desired technical or leadership career path.

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

Tom Price is located in the central Pilbara, west of Karijini National Park and is our original Pilbara mine, currently employing residential and fly in fly out employees. It is known as one of the most attractive towns in the Pilbara with a high school, two primary schools a hospital and a high standard of recreational facilities

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.

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.

Applications close on Friday 14th May 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)