Planner - Operations Services - Saraji - 5/2, 4/3

Date:  21 Jun 2024
Job Posting End Date:  31-May-2024;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin


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

Operations Services (OS) was established with the single goal of focusing on front line operators and maintainers. Completing work previously performed by service contractors, Operations Services is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 3000 employees. OS is committed to increase employment opportunities for Australian regional communities by delivering stability and sustainability that is good for our people and good for the communities.

Come and be a part of this success.


We are seeking a talented individual to take on the role of Planner within our Operations Services Maintenance team.

Reporting directly to the OS Superintendent Maintenance, this role is responsible for ensuring core business processes are implemented effectively to drive safety, utilisation, and productivity.  

Your duties will include:

  • Foster positive & productive working relationships and team culture
  • Lead planning routines including sequencing of task, labour optimization and efficiencies
  • Support, analysis and reporting on compliance to schedules and plans
  • Coordination and collaboration with other teams (supply, hosts sites MCOE etc)
  • Manage and develop maintenance plans to deliver improved safety, productivity and labour utilisation
  • Support, analysis and reporting on compliance to schedules and plans
  • Review resource allocations and optimisation of labour, tooling, Plant & Equipment.

About You

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • The ability to successfully work within a team environment and build effective working relationships
  • Experience in fixed maintenance planning or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience or a fast learner with work management software tools (e.g. 1SAP, Project & Primavera)
  • Experience in scoping and maintenance planning for multi-disciplined workgroups operating in a Fixed Plant Maintenance environment is preferred but not essential
  • Experience gained in a shutdown environment would be advantageous
  • Demonstrated computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence

About Our Process 

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 


Please note as part of this recruitment process the successful applicant will need to conduct a Queensland legislated coal mine workers’ health assessment.


From 1 April 2023, ResHealth will be mandatory for the completion of coal mine workers’ health assessments, allowing you to submit, monitor and review the progress of your health assessment in a secure online environment.

For more information please go to the ResHealth website.

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in above using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].