Planner - Maintenance

OZ Minerals

Location: Bosworth

Job Type: Full time


Join Australia's most exciting new underground mining project. Carrapateena will be a large scale world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are building a modern mine site in South Australia and getting operationally ready for seamless commissioning. This role is now available and we need your help.

At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.


OZ Minerals is now proudly part of BHP, with the acquisition strengthening BHP's portfolio in copper and nickel, helping to meet the worlds increasing demand for the critical minerals needed for electric vehicles, wind turbines and solar panels, to supporting the energy transition to a cleaner and more sustainable future.

Carrapateena is a large-scale, world class modern mine operated by world class people. This exciting role is now available, and we want the very best of the best on deck to lead the team and collectively deliver exceptional results.

At Carrapateena, we believe our greatest asset is our people and we are working hard to provide a wonderful mix of age, cultural and geographical backgrounds to further enrich our inclusive workplace culture. We truly value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration, we are here to unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career to go beyond what is possible.

Location: Carrapateena, South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide / 30-minute flight from Port Augusta)
Roster: 4 days on; 3 days off
Reporting to: Superintendent - Maintenance Execution

Permanent Position

Pay & Benefits: Our employees are a valued stakeholder at BHP, we want to attract the very best talent to join our team. As such, what we offer is generous when compared to Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We are more than happy to share specifics later.

What We Value

You will ideally have:

  • Trade Qualifications/Advance Trade/Postgraduate Studies
  • Experience working in mining and resource industry.
  • Maintenance and work management experience
  • Experience using CMMS, eAM, ERP solutions.
  • SAP experience preferred, not essential.
  • Reporting and analytical skills (and associated systems)
  • High level computer skills in Microsoft suite

Knowledge and experience with

  • Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
  • PM strategy and program development
  • Forecasting and scheduling solutions
  • Material management and supplier engagement.

How You Will Create Impact

The Maintenance Planner - Scheduler position is responsible for ensuring that the following main functions within the asset management team are delivered to achieve the future business goals in alignment with the OZ Minerals Carrapateena ‘Asset Management System Framework;

  • Planning, Scheduling and Forecasting
  • Asset Maintenance Strategies and Work Management Instructions
  • Failure Analytics and Cost Analysis Reporting
  • Master Data Excellence (Data Gathering and Analysis)

Management of maintenance plans, schedules and activities for Carrapateena assets including surface processing and underground fixed plant infrastructure to ensure reliable completion of all maintenance activity. Maintain end to end preventive maintenance programs via the ERP inclusive of asset specifications, task lists, resource requirements, materials and spares lists, BOM’s, documentation requirements and strategy alignment.

Control the planning/preparation activities for all scheduled maintenance activities including the review and approval of all materials, resources, work plans, work procedures and service contracts to enable execution. Assist in analysis of reliability recommendations of corrective actions needed to reduce maintenance costs via standardised OZ Minerals reporting and analytics tools.

The role is also required to introduce new planning and scheduling technologies and solutions in conjunction with the asset management superintendent and the Carrapateena ‘AMSF’ roadmap.

OZ Minerals Carrapateena ‘Asset Management System Framework’ has been developed in close alignment to ISO 55001, and in particular the relationship between the key elements of an ISO 55000 AM system. The ISO compliant framework aims to ensure that the systematic approach to asset management delivers prudent and efficient outcomes that meet both the corporate objectives and the Asset Management objectives.

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Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life. We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better.

What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique. We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic!

We are an inclusive workplace and encourage applications from indigenous people and women. Once you have joined us, we are different than we were before, and better because of what you bring.

If you think you can make a difference, please apply below.

Applications close in two weeks.

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