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Title:  Maintenance Planner

Req ID:  669
City:  Mackay
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4740
Department:  Maintenance
About the company

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 7,000 people and have 23 operations in the United States and Australia serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products.  Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its Australian operations.  We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Planner to join our Coppabella mine site. Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.

Reporting to the Maintenance Planning Superintendent, the scope of your role will require you to maintain and improve maintenance planning and scheduling to maximise onsite Dragline, Electric Rope Shovel and Hydraulic Excavator effectiveness. This will be achieved through focusing on developing safe, sustainable plans to ensure equipment availability and reliability.

Duties will include
  • Ensuring maintenance “best practice” techniques are implemented to ensure equipment is maintained to a high safety, productive and reliable standard
  • Planning and Scheduling activities for short and mid-term ranges including working with the Long-Term Planner to manage lead times on parts
  • Prioritisation of work and time management
  • An active role in Forecasting Costs for Field Short to Mid-Term work
  • Working with the Maintenance Execution Team to develop plans that support the Maintenance function to meet the needs of our customers
  • Developing and nurturing relationships with our internal customers as well as our key suppliers
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant statutory, legislative, OH&S standards and site policies and procedures

This position is offered on a 9 day fortnight (Monday to Friday, Monday to Thursday) roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.  Employees living residentially may have access to a $15,000 housing allowance and may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of rental payments.

About you
  • Mechanical Trade or Engineering qualification
  • 3+ Years experience as a Maintenance Planner desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP, maintenance planning and scheduling principles and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • You will also have demonstrated experience in safety systems and processes including JSEAs, risk assessments and permits
At Peabody, we:
  • Commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
  • Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Offer a reward and recognition program
  • Provide professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support employees to achieve professional accreditation

Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.

Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.

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Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval.  All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.

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