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Maintenance Superintendent

Peabody Energy - Moranbah, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


About the role:
We are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Superintendent at our Coppabella Moorvale Joint Venture. Our Coppabella Moorvale JV 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 & Engineering Manager, you will work back to back with an alternate Maintenance Superintendent and will be responsible for managing all field and mobile maintenance activities across the complex. This role oversees 5 Supervisors and has approximately 65 indirect reports.

Duties will include:

  • Demonstrate proactive safe leadership to all employees and contractors by promoting and enforcing use of JSEA’s, SOP’s, permits, work instructions and OEM manuals to conduct tasks
  • Lead by example, lead with energy and display behaviours in line with Peabody Values
  • Work with the Planning Department to drive compliance with the Maintenance Work Management System and set clear direction for the Execution team
  • Drive the capture of accurate data within the SAP CMMS including the use of Notifications, WKFI, Component Change Out forms and Room Codes
  • Communication and consultation across business departments e.g. planning requirements with operational departments, engineering delays and incident outcomes
  • Proactively manage available labour resources against forecasted workload and engage Contractors where required to meet the business needs
  • Identify and implement continuous (CI) improvement strategies targeting safety, reliability and cost saving
  • Manage the Maintenance costs and capital spends for all workshop equipment and be actively engaged in the development of the Annual Budget and monthly forecast
  • Lead the development, review and update of Maintenance documentation that improves the department and assists to manage risks associated with the tasks being completed e.g. safe work procedures, Position descriptions
  • Deliver equipment performance that meets the needs of the business by prioritising work based on criticality and liaising with the customer to determine opportunities to complete
  • Clearly set expectations with crew members, monitor outputs and give proactive feedback on completion of tasks
  • Ensure machine health monitoring and assessment information is actioned to deliver machine and component life

The lifestyle:
This position is offered on an 8/6 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:
We are looking for a maintenance professional with strong leadership and technical skills teamed with a positive, can-do attitude, who can coach and mentor existing Supervisors, set and maintain standards and engage the team to help them reach their potential. There is an opportunity for this person to have a positive impact on the site and make a difference.

  • Graduate Certificate or Diploma in Maintenance Management preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role within open cut mining
  • Establish, develop and maintain relationships with Key Stakeholders (Peers) across all departments
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and ability to foster and maintain a positive safety culture
  • Demonstrated technical skills including maintenance strategy development and optimisation, Maintenance Work Management implementation, RCA / 5 Why’s
  • Experience in the use of SAP as a Maintenance management tool (CMMS)

About Peabody:
Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be a leading pure-play coal company 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 employs over 4,000 people and have 18 operations in the United States and Australia. Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

EEO Disclaimer
Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 operations. We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.

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