Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Newcrest Mining

Location: Orange

Job Type: Full time


Operations near and far

Close to the city of Orange in NSW, Cadia is one of Australia’s largest gold mining operations. We offer a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career all whilst living in a major regional centre only three hours away from Sydney, NSW.

Who we are looking for

We are searching for an enthusiastic Maintenance Planner/Scheduler with electrical aptitude, to join our top-performing Maintenance Planning & Improvement team. Your main focus will be to provide secure and effective work packages for both surface and underground fixed-plant operations.

Reporting to the Planning Specialist, the ideal candidate will possess a strong attention to detail and take a proactive approach to their work. With a drive for continuously improving the Maintenance Business Process, this candidate will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with all stakeholders, fostering positive and productive relationships.

Key deliverables of this role include, but not limited to:

  • Undertake detailed job planning that incorporates, materials, labour and documentation that supports safe and efficient execution (SWI’s, Confined Space & OCCC’s)
  • Facilitate Weekly Planning Meetings ensuring that pre meeting preparation is undertaken to maximise the value of the meeting.
  • Shutdowns – Facilitate shutdown tracking and post shutdown review meetings in line with the MOS process.
  • Engage with the execution teams to develop high quality work orders and detailed schedules that align with how the work is intended to be executed.
  • Engage with the execution teams to identify and execute improvements in maintenance efficiency.
  • Work closely with the execution team to plan & schedule work tasks in a safe and executable manner that identifies and manages Major Hazards and Critical Controls
  • Engagement with execution through job planning & scheduling to ensure the schedule is representative of how the execution team intend to execute the work.
  • Contribute to the monitoring and optimisation of plant performance and the maintenance function. (Continuous Improvement)
  • Improve /implement / support proactive, reliability-based maintenance systems to achieve continued improvement trend regarding MTBF.

In addition, you will also ideally have:

  • Trade Certificate or Engineering Diploma or higher (Electrical discipline highly regarded)
  • Minimum 5yrs Maintenance experience
  • Minimum 3 years planning/scheduling experience within a Mining or FMCG environment
  • Sound understanding of Work Management Fundamentals and CMMS Systems
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Planning & Scheduling in SAP
  • Sound fixed plant knowledge to allow for detailed job planning & scheduling.
  • High level proficiency in MS Project, Excel, Word

Please note: This is a fulltime permanent residential role based in Orange, NSW and will work on a Monday to Friday roster.

Electrical Maintenance Planner/Schedulers are encouraged to apply.

Our commitment to you

Our people bring our organisation to life. With us, you’ll find experience all around you. Our leaders are visible and approachable, leading and supporting the organisation through transformation. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a belief in making an impact.

Look around and you’ll discover opportunities to explore different pathways. Supported by development programs and guided by our leaders, you’ll learn and grow in your time with us.

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.

You’ve got this!