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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Date: 20-Jul-2021

Location: Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, AU, 0885

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Join the South32 Maintenance team and make a positive difference.


About the role

The Maintenance Planner is to ensure that all activities are planned and scheduled within the company’s guidelines of Safety, Timeliness, Quality and within defined work deliverables.


Key responsibilities in your role as a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler include:

  • Plan work in a manner that determines scope and priority, build task lists, confirm work requirements, develop work packs and approve work orders
  • Facilitate scheduling meetings to utilise available resource hours, job grouping of multiple maintenance tasks for assets, systems, and locations to optimise equipment availability and increase hands on tool time.
  • Provide relevant information for the integrated operational 12 Week look ahead
  • Increase Assets availability by optimising weekly schedule work
  • Actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety systems and understand the concepts of GEMCO’s HSE systems


About you

You’re a good fit for this role if have some of the below:

  • Previous Planning and Scheduling experience in Mining or similar heavy industry.
  • Trade Certificate or recognised technical knowledge in a Mechanical, Electrical or Instrument trade
  • Computer skills in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and Project, SAP (1SAP)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to transfer own skills and knowledge to other people


Our benefits

  • You will be part of a full time, dedicated Maintenance Team
  • Competitive salary and annual bonus scheme
  • FIFO from Darwin/Cairns or Residential on Groote Eylandt
  • Family friendly roster – 7:7
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Ongoing training, education and career development
  • Excellent facilities including gym, beachside workout area, swimming pool, golf course, tennis and squash courts, sports oval and scenic walking track.



Located on the tropical Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, GEMCO is a South32 Company producing high-grade manganese ore. Groote Eylandt is home to the Anindilyakwa people, who are the traditional owners of the land and have been working alongside GEMCO since 1963.


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.

Please not this job advert will close 03/08/2021