Senior Planner

Rio Tinto
Paraburdoo, AU
May 14, 2022
May 17, 2022
Full Time
Senior Planner
  • Fantastic opportunity to draw on your people leadership skills and technical knowledge
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits
  • Family-friendly rosters FIFO from Perth to Paraburdoo

About the role

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

We are looking for an engaging, safety focused Senior Planner to lead a team accountable for safely maintaining our Heavy Mobile Equipment assets through effective preparation and delivery of maintenance planning and scheduling.

This role presents a fantastic opportunity to draw on your people leadership skills and technical knowledge. Positively develop and support your team; enabling operational, quality and budget requirements to be met, whilst driving safety excellence and positive team culture.

We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programmes that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills

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.

Your demonstrated ability to engage, connect and positively influence will prove valuable to the effectiveness of this role. You will partner with operational and other key stakeholders to provide efficient maintenance planning and productivity solutions and ensuring best practice work management processes are understood and adhered to. Working in a challenging and exciting environment within the Asset Management & Engineering Services and Paraburdoo Operations teams, you will bring:
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Leadership experience and confidence in leading, developing, and coaching team members
  • Demonstrated ability in meeting targets and bringing the team on a journey of continuous development
  • Well-developed stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities to deliver solutions across an operation
  • Experience in preparing annual budgets and weekly cost management / forecasting
  • Knowledge of CAPEX systems and process's
  • Experience and understanding of mobile maintenance planning & scheduling (desirable)
  • A current WA Driver's license

What we offer
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • Get ahead financially and enjoy housing subsidy benefits
  • Remote Area Holiday Travel Assistance
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with Annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options
  • Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, 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'll be working

Located 80km southwest of Tom Price, Paraburdoo is a town nestled in some of the most scenic landscape in Western Australia. Paraburdoo is recognised for its beautiful scenery, wildlife diversity and proximity to Karijini National Park. Paraburdoo prides itself on being a safe and friendly community; ideal for young families.

The picturesque town provides residents with a range of leisure facilities and local amenities including a domestic airport, hospital, community centre, childcare centre, primary school, parks, and a variety of sporting facilities. The recently built Paraburdoo Sports, Fitness and Community Complex offers state of the art facilities including an Olympic-size swimming pool, indoor basketball court and gym.

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 the 27th of May 2022 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)