Planning Coordinator

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Full-time3 hours ago
  • Parental leave
  • Analysis skills
  • Data entry
Full Job Description
Company Description

Are you dedicated to excellence? So are we!

Anglo American Steelmaking Coal

Steelmaking coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world. In Australia, we operate five steelmaking coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, and have additional joint venture interests in steelmaking coal and manganese, as well as copper exploration projects underway in Northwest Queensland and Western Australia.

Our ambition is to be the most valued mining company in the eyes of our shareholders, driven by the purpose to re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives.

The Anglo American Operating Model is a framework which provides a standardised and structured way to help us meet our ambition. The Operating Model guides us to set targets and develop robust, detailed strategies and plans.

Due to the implementation of the Anglo American Operating Model we have restructured Work Management across our Underground operations and are currently seeking expressions of interest for newly created Planning Coordinator roles. Once on board, you will undergo full training on new processes and systems to ensure you have the right tools to do your work effectively.

Job Description

The Planning Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and monitoring of the production and maintenance plan for approved work to ensure that the required resources are identified prior to commencement of work to enable the right delivery of work safely and efficiently.

Key responsibilities include:
Manage the planning set up, including job templates, and any additional input from others

Specify work conditions and constraints with effective control requirements, detailing conditions/constraints, hazard controls, permits, work instructions/procedures and critical controls where appropriate

Determine the deliverable, scope of work, material, equipment, and labour requirements for approved maintenance and production approved work

With an interface to the Scheduling Specialists, specify task duration, task sequence(s), and detail the earliest start and latest start dates

Create and issue SAP Purchase orders to vendors (in reference to contract agreements) to ensure prompt delivery of parts to meet our production and blend demands.

Manage material master data changes for accurate bill of materials through the central master data team.

Identify Issues and communicate to various stakeholders and management teams

Work in partnership with the execution team; Electrical Coordinator, Mechanical Coordinator and Mining Coordinator to ensure the work is planned to approved specification

Effective engagement with stakeholders through organised management routines.


To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate experience in knowledge production planning principles and maintenance strategies to ensure work packages are planned and finalised within cost and time constraints.

Experienced in all aspects of the delivery of services and scope of works and that all planning and preparation is undertaken in the safest and most efficient manner whilst adhering to the applicable technical standards.

Strong mechanical and technical aptitude, working in machine based operations

Confident and capable with understanding engineering drawings and complex data entry

Strong SAP PM experience is a must, experience using R8/Orien is advantageous

Managing expectations of stakeholders at all levels, to ensure a consistent planning for production and maintenance strategies

Strong safety focus with a preventative/proactive approach to planning work and the ability to manage any OH&S issues to resolution

Previous experience in mining, heavy construction or EPCM environments.

Drive continuous improvement to support high performance and quality standards

Ability to pick up new systems easily and drive key projects around digital process enhancements.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Additional Information

5/2 roster.

Full-time permanent position.

Suitable for residential, DIDO and FIFO.

Subsidised accommodation available.

What we Offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity, and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Anglo American, we embrace change and promote an inclusive and diverse environment where you can bring your whole self to work, every day. We are adopting new approaches to recruitment, talent development, mentoring, parental leave, and flexible working to further support diversity across our business.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Employee referral

Do you know someone who would fit this role? Employee referrals will be accepted for this job. Refer to your local Referral Guidelines for policy conditions and amounts.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.



03 OCTOBER 2022

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Recruitment Agencies

Anglo American Metallurgical Coal does not accept unsolicited applications from Recruitment Agencies.


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