Maintenance Scheduler - Carbon Dept.

Rio Tinto
Kitimat, BC, CAN
Sep 23, 2022
Oct 23, 2022
Full Time
Maintenance Scheduler - Carbon Dept.
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Great opportunity to join a dynamic team and contribute to the success of BC Works
  • Permanent role, based in Kitimat, BC

About the role

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

We've expanded our team! We are looking for a Maintenance Scheduler to ensure all weekly maintenance activities are scheduled, and materials kitted and staged, to ensure the efficiency of the maintenance crew and the reliability of the equipment. The key success to this position will be the applicant's ability to manage multiple resources/requests, exercise sound decision-making, and coordinate maintenance work with all operational areas in the committed timeframes.

This is a great opportunity for an organized and team-oriented individual to advance the maturity of the maintenance team and coordinate all maintenance work for their respective area.

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 area Asset Management Technical Coordinator, and working a desirable Monday to Friday schedule, you will be responsible for:
  • Acting with humility, honesty, integrity, and a commitment to safety. Demonstrating commitment and compliance to all safety policies and procedures to ensure zero injuries or incidents
  • Prioritising work with the Supervisors, Superintendents, and external departments, utilising your considerable stakeholder and relationship building skills
  • Producing multi-discipline weekly maintenance schedules which are practical, with all obligations identified, with accurate timelines and all necessary materials and equipment available
  • Prioritizing and managing maintenance outstanding work
  • Providing KPI data showing maintenance performance to various stakeholder.
  • Facilitating the work management meetings; scheduling of outside contractors; and providing relevant job packages
  • Applying shutdown management best practices
  • Working closely with a variety of stakeholders across the organization to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities, and ensure there are effective, appropriate risk management strategies in place.

Please note: Fly-in-fly-out arrangements are not offered.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Experience with Maintenance Planning or Scheduling in an industrial setting
  • Experience using SAP CMMS system
  • A tertiary qualification in a Maintenance-related field is preferred (i.e., Journeyperson trade designation, engineering, technologist, MMP, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.)
  • Understanding of maintenance work management processes
  • Valid Driver's License

It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma
  • Microsoft Projects

What we offer

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts
  • Domestic relocation assistance

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

Rio Tinto's BC Works is a part of the Atlantic Operations of the Aluminium product group and has been operating in British Columbia for over 65 years. With industry leading new technology and four generations of employee expertise, as well as our hydropower facility at Kemano and the Nechako Reservoir, the Kitimat smelter is one of the world's most competitive aluminium smelters, producing aluminium with one of the lowest carbon footprints in the industry.

Rio Tinto is proud to operate in BC alongside our 1,000 employees, partners, community stakeholders and First Nations, and we look forward to the next 60 years.

To learn more about our Aluminium Operations, check out this video:

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 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: October 8, 2022

(Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)