Planning Engineer - Site Support Services

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Work type: Permanent Fulltime
Location: Various
Categories: Professional

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

We are looking for an experienced SAP Planning Engineer for our Light vehicle and Ancillary equipment, Road Maintenance and Crane Operations department at our Cape Preston Operation.  This role is offered as a permanent position, days only, FIFO from Perth on an 8/6 roster.

Reporting to the Superintendent – Site Support Services, this role provides an effective and responsive maintenance planning and Scheduling function and support to the department, by providing strategic planning direction and optimisation of resources.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Engineering degree (Mechanical or Civil Engineering)
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • SAP experience with work orders and capacity requirements
  • Significant knowledge of maintenance plans and strategies
  • An understanding of auxiliary equipment (lighting plants, generators mobile equipment cranes and road maintenance equipment) and other site support services
  • Strong interpersonal, organisation and communication skills, self-managed, be able to work to deadlines
  • A forward thinker with a keen eye for detail and continues improvement opportunities
  • Be able to follow directives, and be able to think outside the box
  • A current WA Manual Drivers licence is an essential requirement

We’re looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude.

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



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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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