Supterintendent – Metal Products Maintenance

June 5, 2024
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Supterintendent – Metal Products Maintenance

Location: Gladstone, Queensland, AU

Category: Asset Management

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Superintendent Maintenance

  • Join an encouraging leadership group, committed to your growth and development
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion

The Role

As a Superintendent you will play an important role in providing proactive leadership to a group of committed maintenance personnel. Acting as a key support to the Maintenance Manager you will be directly responsible for ensuring planned and breakdown maintenance outcomes are realised in a safe and efficient manner whilst maintaining task completion & standards within your team that align with the BSL expectations. 

Direct accountabilities of this role include:

  • Leading a diverse team of maintenance personnel in achieving safety, environmental, and cost objectives
  • The provision of effective leadership in ensuring crew objectives / work schedules are maintained in line with production expectations
  • Taking a proactive approach to safety and where necessary participating in accident / incident investigations, hazard studies and safety issues
  • Recognising training requirements of crew members and providing training opportunities
  • Conducting Performance Reviews identifying development and improvement opportunities for crew members

What you will bring

  • A strong, safety focused and visible leadership style
  • The ability to develop productive service relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • The ability to both lead and work within a team environment
  • Well-developed problem solving skills and the ability to provide innovative solutions
  • Sound knowledge of plant and equipment and the ability to manage the balance between production and maintenance requirements
  • Leadership experience and the ability to successfully lead a diverse team
  • Trade qualified (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Good knowledge of SAP and Microsoft suite

What we offer

  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP)
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

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.

Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL)

Opened in 1982, Boyne Smelters Limited is Australia’s second largest aluminium smelter with a 1,000-person strong workforce. Located approximately 20 kilometres south east of Gladstone at Boyne Island on the Central Queensland coast, BSL produces around 500,000 tonnes of aluminium per annum. 

Activities at BSL include manufacturing carbon anodes in the carbon plant, aluminium production (smelting) in reduction lines, and casting of molten material into aluminium products ready to ship. The smelter is connected via a conveyor belt to the Queensland Alumina Limited refinery for the supply of alumina.

Along with Yarwun Operations and Queensland Alumina Limited, BSL supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here for Gladstone

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.

Closing date 19th June 2024

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.”