Reliability Engineers

Perth, Wa
June 30, 2024
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About Us

Fortescue is an integrated green technology, energy and metals company. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives. Established in 2003, Fortescue is a proud West Australian company. Now, as we expand globally, we’re developing and acquiring the technologies our world needs to step beyond fossil fuels. To be truly innovative we must challenge the status quo. At Fortescue, we are always generating new ideas. We have accomplished what many judged as impossible: build a company from scratch to become a global leader in the mining industry. Now, we will do it again as we lead the way towards a greener mining future.

Our Opportunity

Join Our Talent Community: Reliability Engineers

Are you passionate about making a difference in the workplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your expertise in Reliability Engineering to drive organisational success?

If you would like to register for future opportunities across our Perth and Pilbara operations, please submit your application.

Work Location: We have opportunities based locally in Perth OR across Fortescue’s Pilbara locations

Roster: Monday to Friday – Perth-based OR 8D/6R or 4D/3R – FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Broome, Karratha, Port Hedland, Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra  

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support and recommendations as a subject matter expert to improve equipment reliability
  • Review and improve maintenance strategies to help improve plant reliability, throughput and costs
  • Organise and facilitate weekly and monthly OEE meetings
  • Facilitate Root Cause Analysis and drive Defect Elimination for site teams
  • Support the development and implementation of the reliability and continuous improvement framework
  • Facilitate and lead root cause analysis investigations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of accurate reports for the Engineering and Reliability department
  • Lead and implement projects to improve equipment reliability, such as Maintenance Strategies reviews and Plant Maintenance optimisation (PMO).
  • Ensure site-based Maintenance groups act on recommendations to reduce downtime and prevent premature failures
  • Ensure correct application of health & safety standards and engage with personnel to drive a Zero Harm culture

Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary Qualification in Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic or related discipline)
  • Previous experience in reliability engineering or maintenance engineering roles
  • Proven track record of implementing reliability-focused improvements
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills in a multi-discipline, team-based environment
  • Knowledge and application of relevant mining legislations and regulations
  • Previous experience with SAP, Tableau, Microsoft BI, Apollo Root Cause Analysis, FMECA, RCM, LCC, and Lean Six Sigma highly desirable

Our Commitment

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.