Planner - Maintenance

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Cape Preston
Categories: Operations

About CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast, south of Karratha.

We’re spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

We’re looking for people at the top of their game, who want to become part of Western Australia’s iron ore future.

The Opportunity

CITIC Pacific Mining is currently looking for a Maintenance Planner/Shutdown Supervisor to provide support to the team at our Desalination Plant at Cape Preston. This role is offered on a full-time basis working an 8/6 FIFO from Perth roster.

Reporting to the Manager – Operations & Maintenance, the Maintenance Planner will play a key role in the plant preventative maintenance, with particular emphasis on Desal operations.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, review and maintain effective safe work systems and procedures associated with the area equipment
  • Develop review and implement the weekly plant operation and maintenance plan
  • Predictive and preventative maintenance scheduling
  • Perform work order repairs, inspections and adjustments
  • Equipment and repair parts data entry and management
  • Planning and coordinating maintenance jobs and projects
  • Develop review and implement of the spare parts lists
  • Review and implement the routine inspection and maintenance plans
  • Assist to develop the work scope
  • Supervise the work and the progress
  • Supervise and manage the maintenance crew or contractors in plant shutdown works  

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with Maintenance Planning and Strategy techniques
  • Experience with mechanical equipment service and maintenance knowledge
  • Experience with site supervision
  • Knowledge/understanding of business improvement practice
  • Experience with condition monitoring methods & analysis
  • Previous experience in contract management
  • Understanding of pumping and pressure system
  • Knowledge/understanding of business improvement practice
  • Experience with condition monitoring methods &  analysis
  • Exposure to Asset Management principles
  • Previous experience in contract management
  • SAP experience
  • Current WA Manual Driver’s licence 

 What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • A home-away-from-home environment
  • Career progression and training

To apply

  • Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated
  • Please note: it is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.                       
  • Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

As an employee of CPM you’ll be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff.

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit


Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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