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Specialist Work Management Planner


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Diverse and dynamic role for career Planner
  • 9-day fortnight working arrangement offering a good work life balance
  • Based in the beautiful South-West of WA

The Opportunity – Specialist Work Management Planner – 9-day fortnight

Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from stunning coastlines, scenic trails and the food and wine heartland of the west.

The purpose of this role is to provide and communicate the plans and schedules for an operation area in accordance with the Work Management processes, Organisational compliance to risk management processes and the Australian industry standards and procedures.

Located in the picturesque south-west and Peel regions of Western Australia, South32 Worsley Alumina is on a journey to become the world’s leading Alumina producer where our 1500 workforce value the lifestyle that Worsley Alumina has to offer.

Our integrated Bauxite Mine, Alumina Refinery and Port Operation is creating the essential products needed for a sustainable low carbon future.

This role will be offered on a Permanent basis.


This role will be based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (35 minutes) and other nearby scenic communities.

As there is no accommodation on site, you will be required to drive in, drive out on a daily basis. Employees ideally live within an hour’s drive of Collie.


Primary responsibilities are to:

  • Ensure Compliance to work management processes to enable safe work practices to minimize the risk associated with the working environment to employees and contractors, and to comply with statutory obligations.
  • Create & Plan work orders that enable effective deployment of work management resources, including personnel, service providers and materials.
  • Facilitate the periodic schedule and the resource levelling meetings to ensure alignment of all work management activities to production or other operational plans
  • Build and communicate accurate work schedules reflecting all work management activities, ensuring they are adequately resourced and aligned to the corresponding 12-week planning window.

About You

  • Mechanical Trade
  • High functionality of SAP’s Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
  • Self- reliant contributor with distinctive proficiency in the work management planning area and a minimum work-related experience of between 2 and 4 years
  • Experience planning and scheduling refinery fixed plant and mobile equipment maintenance activities

Our Benefits

As part of the Worsley Alumina team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries including Short-Term Incentive Bonus
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Company supported volunteering leave and opportunities across communities in the South-West
  • Novated lease and salary sacrifice options and flexible working arrangements
  • Exclusive employee discounts including health insurance, technology and travel.

Our Culture

At Worsley Alumina, our people are key to unlocking the potential of our operation and becoming the world’s leading Alumina producer.

If you value and care for your colleagues and families, enjoy a culture of trust and togetherness and have a desire for excellence to safely produce the products of the future, then we would love to hear from you.

As an employee, you can help shape the future of our operation through our:

  • Worsley Workforce Committee directly improving our employee experience
  • Worsley Inclusion Network leading change initiatives across Worsley Alumina to increase Inclusion and Diversity in our workplace
  • Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group working closely with our First Nations employees and community members to increase First Nations representation across Worsley Alumina.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not a requirement of employment at South32 Worsley Alumina.

Please note: This advertisement will close on the 24th March 2023