Specialist Site Planner | WAIO | Newman | Residential | 5:2

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

27 March 2020

Date closing

07 April 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Reliability Engineering, within the Mining Equipment Maintenance team the Specialist Onsite Planner is a dedicated resource tasked with managing the Maintenance work plan requirements within the +1 - +2 horizon.  This will enable Operations Execution teams to perform required Maintenance activities and meet Production targets. The Specialist Onsite planner will also facilitate Schedule lock-in with Maintenance execution teams.

Success in the role is achieved through engagement with multiple stakeholders across the Operation to ensure the integration of Maintenance and Production activities to deliver a single integrated plan, providing routine feedback to the MECoE to enable continuous improvement.

About You

You will be a performance focused and output driven individual with the following skills and experience:
  • Demonstrated experience in a Site Planning role
  • Excellent relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills
  • The ability to work under pressure with high attention to detail
  • The ability to respond positively to change and consistently meet multiple deadlines
  • Strong understanding of safe operations and safe behaviour fundamentals.
  • A Team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Coaching of execution on work management process
  • Preference to Mechanical maintenance background
  • 1SAP is essential


This role is residentially based in Newman.

You will be working at ‘Newman Operations’ mine site, which at more than five kilometres long and nearly 1.5 kilometres wide is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world. The 7,000 strong population of Newman enjoys well-established town facilities including a newly revitalised town centre and sporting facilities. As a gateway to the Karijini National Park, you will be in close proximity to spectacular gorges, water courses and stunningly unique landscapes.

Remuneration and Benefits

Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and a generous parental leave policy, which now includes Superannuation contributions during parental leave. Should you select to be residentially located in Newman, you will also be provided with subsidised rental accommodation in addition to power and water subsidies.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage.

Reference Number – 165719
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.

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