Autonomous Leadership role
Enjoy the spoils of coastal living
5:2 / 4:3 Roster – Residential in Karratha
About the role
Rio Tinto’s Rail Maintenance team has a new opportunity available for a Superintendent Track Machines to join the Rolling Stock Maintenance division at 7 Mile site, Dampier.
This role will be responsible for the planned and unplanned maintenance of the Rio Tinto Iron Ore track machine fleet, including tampers, flashbutt welders and mobile track equipment.
Reporting to the Manager, Rolling Stock Maintenance, this role will will be responsible for the leadership of a large team of sixty members, which includes Electricians & Mechanical Fitters based at 6 Mile & Tom Price. Your duties as part of this autonomous leadership role, will include :
Manage commercial relationships with equipment OEMs
Manage relationship with Rio Tinto track machine operations teams
Responsible for management of operational and maintenance budget
Responsible for fleet reliability and availability
Input into the defect elimination and performance improvement process
This opportunity will require a collaborative leader with previous Superintendent experience in leading teams across various sites. Your professional experience will stem from fixed plant, mobile equipment maintenance or engineering.
You will have the ability and proven experience to work autonomously and define and execute improvement initiatives. Your sound ability to collaborate and engage with a variety of stakeholders will also see you succeed in this role.
You will have sound organisation skills, with the ability to influence, coach, problem-solve and have a natural passion in leading and empowering a diverse team.
Where you will be working
You will be based at 7 Mile Dampier, a site nestled in the heart of the Pilbara. Dampier is only a short drive from the coastal, residential town of Karratha. In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world’s largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.
About Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. We have been mining for almost 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.
Every Voice Matters
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.