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Shutdown Maintenance Planner

Full time
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Gold Fields
Mining, resources & energy
1,001-5,000 employees
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At Gold Fields, we work together as a team to deliver excellent results and take pride in what we do. We actively seek input from others and truly believe that diverse views improve the quality of our work.

We work hard, so that when the business achieves its goals, employees can share in better salary increases and bonuses, and we have more money to invest in communities and ongoing renewable energy projects.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Senior Regional Planner, you will provide comprehensive shutdown maintenance planning for your department. You will work to ensure the timely achievement of operational targets and strategic projects. You will be responsible for ensuring a disciplined approach to work management is adhered to for managing Fixed Plant assets and equipment.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture, and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.

This role is site-based, FIFO, and offered on 8 days on and 6 days off roster permanent basis.

Benefits include:

  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Employee referral program - $10,000 per successful referral!

About the role:

  • Anticipating and eliminating potential delays through the planning and coordination of labour, parts, material, and equipment
  • Develop shutdown maintenance schedules and communicate effectively with operational and technical teams
  • Assist site stakeholders in managing their responsibilities, identifying work, scoping work, and resolving planning/scheduling-related issues
  • Liaise with contractors and suppliers for the provision of equipment, materials, and services
  • Manage conflicting priorities while maintaining key stakeholder interests and relationships.
  • Interact daily with stakeholders to interpret their needs and requirements, engaging with regional support teams to ensure the resolution of any issues.
  • Undertake shutdown post review, lessons learned, and shutdown close-out reporting
  • Liaise with Supervisors, Planners, and Planned Parts personnel to optimise future shutdowns
  • Review the effectiveness of planned maintenance activities

About you:

  • Posses a Mechanical or Electrical Trade Certificate.
  • Experience in software applications, including SAP, AMT, and the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Project
  • Practical experience in processing plant equipment maintenance environment
  • Previous experience in planning and/or scheduling role
  • Strong understanding and adherence to work management practices
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Strong customer service and stakeholder management skills

Applications can be submitted via:

We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

  • Stability - solid mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options