Superintendent - Planning & Improvement

Newcrest Mining

Location: Orange

Job Type: Full time


Operations near and far

Cadia Valley Operations is located in Central Western New South Wales, approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional township of Orange and a convenient three hours from the capital city of Sydney. Employees reside in varied accommodation options in and around the district of Orange with the surrounding area’s occupied by wineries, stone fruit orchards, farming and national parks.

Employees have access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector with a modern well-equipped regional hospital, excellent educational facilities, shopping, large selection of sport and recreation options, transport and other services such as childcare.

Who we’re looking for

Reporting to the Manager- Maintenance, The Superintendent – Planning & Improvement will be responsible for leading and developing the Fixed Plant Planning and Improvement department to implement the maintenance business process.

You will take an active leadership role in the development and coaching of the Planning and Improvement team to ensure they are competent and motivated to implement current systems, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities:

  • A comprehensive maintenance plan for Fixed Plant Maintenance (FPM) Operational Superintendents based on best practice philosophies and consistent with the Newcrest Work Management System
  • Zero based budget build ensuring stakeholder engagement to deliver effective maintenance of the fixed plant infrastructure.
  • Deliver improvement portfolio. Engaging with key operational stakeholders to enable asset efficiencies.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements relating to FPM Work Management System.
  • Reviewing the long-term maintenance strategies for the Fixed Plant infrastructure regularly, ensuring alignment with NML requirements and initiating stakeholder engagement where required
  • Reviewing FPM performance (Budget) on a monthly basis providing breakdown overview for Operational Superintendents.
  • Measure and review the delivery and quality of work package and approval execution (Work Management System)

You will also possess the following:

  • Qualification in relevant discipline – Fixed Plant Maintenance (Trade or Degree)
  • Demonstrated success in leading a production-orientated group of maintenance and/or production personnel.
  • Significant Experience/Knowledge in FPM infrastructure both surface and UG - Milling, Crushing and Conveying, Pumping, Ventilation
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Project Planning/Scheduling large scale shutdown activities
  • Knowledge in SAP (Zero-based budgeting)

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!