Specialist Conveyors

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Job Details
Permanent3 hours ago
Benefits
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
Qualifications
  • Materials handling
  • Asset management
  • Bachelor’s degree
Full Job Description
Work for a global mining organisation

Lead high value improvement projects across multiple sites

Opportunity to work across the RTIO business – Operations Centre

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Specialist Conveyors to lead a team of engineers to provide subject matter expertise to all Rio Tinto Iron Ore mines and ports operations. Working from the state-of-the-art Operations Centre in Perth, you will be supporting a fleet of more than 650 conveyors through site support on critical issues, implementation of improvement projects and providing recommendations to improve conveyor performance.

This role is a great opportunity to lead a highly skilled team of professionals and influence key business decisions to improve overall conveyor reliability across RTIO operations.

Reporting to the Principal Fixed Plant Assets, and working in challenging and exciting environment, you will be:

Leading a team of professional conveyor engineers;

Building effective networks and providing stakeholder engagement across all operating sites;

Providing subject matter expertise to assist site engineering, maintenance and operations teams;

Identifying and implementing materials handling improvement projects across multiple sites;

Using data analytics and root cause analysis techniques to identify and prioritise improvement projects.

Technical lead for major supply contracts for conveyor parts

What you’ll bring

Tertiary qualification in Bachelor of Engineering;

Industry experience in bulk materials handling engineering and operation;

Experience in conveyor modelling software such as Helix;

Effective demonstration of leading a functional engineering team;

Demonstrate experience in the application of Asset Management principles;

Strong interpersonal skills, including good oral and written skills;

An ability to convert technical knowledge into practical instructions.

It will also be beneficial if you have:
Experience in greenfield conveyor design or brownfield conveyor upgrades

What we offer

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority

A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto

A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program

Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family

Attractive share ownership plan

Company provided insurance cover

Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options

Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions

Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support

Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

Possible domestic relocation assistance

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with

a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.

Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

Our integrated iron ore network is supported by our Operations Centre (OC) in Perth, a state-of-the-art facility that enables all the autonomous trucks, trains and drills at our mines, ports and rail systems to be operated from a single location. The Centre incorporates visualisation and collaboration tools to provide real-time information across our demand chain and allows us to optimise our mining, maintenance and logistic activities across the Pilbara in a way never before possible. Located near the Perth domestic airport, the OC operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to coordinate our integrated network of mines, rail, and ports from 1,500km away.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications close on 5th of December 2022 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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