Maintenance & Reliability Manager - Mining

Alcoa Australia

Location: Pinjarra

Job Type: Full time


Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.

As a leader within Alcoa, you can help fulfill our purpose and realize our vision to reinvent the aluminium industry. Be part of the team that is helping shape a better workplace with a better work-life balance and the equal opportunities that help everyone thrive. You have the power to shape things and individuals to make them better.

About the Role:

Can you blend your strength in strategic leadership with your track record in maintenance and reliability to drive performance at our mine sites? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Reporting directly to the General Manager for mining, you will provide an important leadership role across our 2 mine sites, Willowdale and Huntly, within our reliability engineering and maintenance planning functions. This includes the development and implementation of location wide maintenance and reliability improvement strategies to deliver significant benefits in areas of production loss and maintenance costs.

Core activities includes:

  • Provides the functional and technical leadership in applying existing and emerging reliability improvement, equipment compliance management, asset integrity and maintenance planning processes to the location.

  • Responsible for all the reliability engineering, maintenance planning and equipment / asset programs and the associated measurement systems across both Huntly and Willowdale mines.

  • Accountable for delivering and providing guidance on hazard management, maintenance and engineering standards and systems effectiveness.

  • Provides functional leadership to the provision of engineering and maintenance systems best-practice across WA and provides input on systems strategies.

  • Responsible for providing high level direction for the reliability and maintenance functions across the Mining group, with respect to reliability systems, systems management, and reporting.

  • Ensures that technical standards are provided that meet both external and internal Engineering Standards and Statutory Regulations.

  • Plays an active role in the development of both mining locations medium and long-term business strategy, operating plans, and budgetary processes.

What’s on offer:

  • Career development opportunities to pursue your passion

  • Car allowance

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • 16 weeks paid parental leave scheme

  • Paid annual volunteer hours

  • Social and diversity focused engagement opportunities

What you can bring to the role:

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering with experience of leading diverse and inclusive teams within site based mining environments.

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and managing asset maintenance and reliability.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing all aspects of safe equipment management – asset strategies, sparing, planning & execution.

  • Drives initiatives to reduce losses from equipment downtime and reduce maintenance costs.

  • Proven experience in the creation and implementation of maintenance strategies.

  • Detail orientated, pragmatic and possess a practical mindset.

  • Passion for excellence and continuous improvement

  • Demonstrates best practice regarding EHS to maintain a safe work environment for everyone.

Whilst the position is based in our Mining Hub in Pinjarra, you will be required to travel to both our local mine sites based in the Peel Region.

Application Closing Date: Friday 6th October


About the Location

As one of the world’s largest alumina refineries, our Alcoa Pinjarra Refinery produces approximately 4.7 million metric tons each year. Located within the Shire of Murray in the Peel region of WA, just east of the Pinjarra town site. Our workplace is an inclusive and respectful environment, where we embrace change, new ideas and equal opportunity to succeed. As an Alcoan, you will have the power to shape the work, the team and the world, to make them better. Come shape your career with us!

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.   

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career! 

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better.

You’ve got this!