Project Team Lead

  • Site: Tom Price

  • 8:6 roster

  • Ongoing Role

About the Company

Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking a Project Team Leader to act as maintenance support for the plant maintenance team with Rio Tinto on a 8:6 roster.

The key focus of this role is to provide direct support to the Plant Maintenance Planners in turn delivering effective and efficient materials consolidation to Rio Tinto's Pilbara mining operations. The focus is on providing a high level of operational support to customers in a zero-harm culture

The purpose of this role is to participate in the daily consolidation of scheduled planned maintenance for Rio Tinto Iron Ore operations at Tom Price. The specific focus is to support the maintenance planning and execution functions to ensure efficient and effective coordination of parts consolidation for Planned and Scheduled Maintenance. The Officer Maintenance Support is accountable for timely delivery of correct parts to maintainers in order to undertake scheduled work (designated as PM01 and PM02 type (Work Orders in SAP).

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Engagement with maintenance Planners and Schedulers: o Participate in planning and scheduling meetings;

  • Assist maintenance team in general application of efficient maintenance planning methodologies;

  • Analyse parts requirements for planned work;

  • Ensure timely consolidation of parts through the coordination with Maintenance Planners, Schedulers, Warehouse Officers and freight providers, RTP Buy team and vendors;

  • Timely notification to maintenance Planners and Schedulers of any parts supply issues which may impact planned or scheduled work;

  • Consolidate materials (ready for delivery) in accordance with scheduled Work Orders;

  • Coordinate the return of stock to the warehouse in accordance with the RTIV process for the credit, vendor credit or disposal.

  • Actively engage in warehouse operations

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in the maintenance and repair of plant and equipment as utilised within Bulk Ore Mining Operations.

  • Warehouse and distribution operations experience

  • High level of knowledge to extract information from SAP on purchasing, maintenance and supply systems

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

About the Company

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

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Reference Code: TMPRIJ202268283

At WorkPac, we recognise 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

Job title: Project Team Lead
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Construction & Architecture Project Management
Job expiry: 2022-01-27
Reference: TMPRIJ202268283


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