Shutdown Planner/Scheduler Boiler/GT

Rio Tinto
Yarwun, Queensland, AUS
Jun 23, 2022
Jun 27, 2022
Full Time
Major ShutdownPlanner/Scheduler - Boiler/GT
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits
  • Role based in Gladstone, Queensland

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth's mineral resources. We have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. We're committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment. It's how we grow - it's how you grow.

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 organisation and fulfilling career.

About the role

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

We are looking for a ShutdownPlanner/Scheduler - Boiler/GT to facilitate the development of our major shutdown plans in the utilities area. In this role you will be required to manage the development and integration of Major Shutdown activities into the Zero Based Budget (ZBB) and site production plan. You will also assist with providing guidance to site personnel in the Rio Tinto Work Management process and associated standards

This is a critical role to the business and as such, we require highly experienced, credible and capable person. Resilience, self-motivation and exceptional communication skills are essential for this role, as you will be required to interface with broad stakeholder groups, displaying credibility, building trust and influencing outcomes. You will be an expert problem solver, level headed thinker and most importantly committed to driving positive outcomes for the business.

Reporting to the Major Outages Superintendent - Boiler/Calcination, you will be required to:
  • Develop and maintain the Major Shutdown plan, through all phases of the work management and shutdown management process for our utilities assets (3 Boilers and 1 Gas Turbine / HRSG).
  • Enters the Major Shutdown schedule into the Integrated Site Shutdown Schedule
  • Prepare/Build and maintain the Major Shutdown Schedules
  • Maintains task lists, BOM's and critical spares for site in the case of equipment change outs and refurbishments occurring within a 12 month timeframe.
  • Maintains the zero-based-budget (ZBB) and coordinates two-year look ahead process to facilitate ZBB planning
  • Managed Gantt of Major Shutdown Activities

What you will bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Significant proven experience in maintenance planning for complex large sites
  • Trade background is preferred but not essential
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of SAP, Primavera P6, MS Excel and MS Project
  • Previous experience building and managing Zero based budgets
  • An understanding and focus on safety values and processes

It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Previous Boiler or Gas Turbine Experience/Knowledge

What we offer
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP)
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

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.

Rio Tinto Aluminium - Yarwun Operations

With production beginning in 2004 at our Yarwun alumina refinery, located approximately 10 kilometres north-west of Gladstone in Central Queensland, today the operation produces more than three million tonnes of alumina per year.

Around 700 people support the operation, with an additional 350 contractors on site each year as part of scheduled maintenance shutdown activities. Thanks to its 'Industry 4.0' focus, Yarwun is also a leader in trialling new technologies to improve operations on site, including 3D printing, robotics and drones in confined spaces, and is home to Rio Tinto's innovative Queensland Research and Development Centre (QRDC).

Along with Boyne Smelters Limited and Queensland Alumina Limited, our Yarwun Operation supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here for Gladstone.

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.

Closing date 12th June 2022

'Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.'