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Mechanical Coordinator - Weekend

Date: 18-Nov-2021

Location: Douglas Park, NSW, AU, 2569

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About the role


We are currently looking for a Coordinator Weekend Mechanical to join the teams at the Appin Mine, reporting to the Superintendent Operations Weekend.


This position is responsible for delivering the weekend execution plan and responding to variances in the plan and works Friday through Sunday on day shift.


Role responsibilities include:


  • Being accountable for the mechanical operational performance of the mine in continuing to meet the weekend portion of the Weekly Plan, including maintenance schedule compliance
  • Being accountable for any planned major works, including the planning of maintenance day activities, as part of delivering the Weekly Plan
  • Producing and maintaining the Daily and Shift Area Maintenance Plans in support of the Weekly Plan
  • Ensuring conflicts are resolved and mine priorities enacted
  • Planning and progressing work orders through the work management system/SAP to allow for work to be scheduled and executed
  • Leading and managing the weekend maintenance team
  • Investigating and responding to events at the mine
  • Ordering materials and organising contractors to allow for work to progress and be executed; while leveraging the South32 Supply Function



About you


  • Trade Certificate or Degree or Associate Diploma in relevant Mechanical Engineering background
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the business
  • Significant experience working in underground coal mining
  • Demonstrated ability to select, develop, coach and mentor employees resulting in improved engagement, diversity and organisational capability.



This position will be based at the Appin Mine, which is in the southern coalfields of New South Wales, near the coastal city of Wollongong and approximately 75 kilometres south of Sydney.



Our benefits


  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan



About Illawarra Metallurgical Coal

Illawarra Metallurgical Coal is a long term and leading coking coal supplier which operates two underground metallurgical coal mines, two preparation plants and a logistics chain.



Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


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



Applications for this job will close on Wednesday the 1st of December.