Regional Maintenance Leader

  • Job Reference: 00013921-1
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Aurizon
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  • Location: Gladstone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Location:- Gladstone – (Callemondah)

REM:- Attractive salary package plus bonus opportunity 

This role offers a unique opportunity for an experienced leader to be engage and enable their front-line team combined with assisting the Superintendent in delivering safely the planned operational performance of the locomotive facility  

Working on a Day/Night Lifestyle shift roster, your role will consist of the following key responsibilities: -

  • Engage and enable our teams in delivering safely by ensuring the plan is well resourced and our people are well informed of risks.
  • Guide and empower the frontline teams to focus on a continuous improvement & development approach of executing our work safely.
  • Lead frontline teams to achieve and surpass ambitious goals in terms of cost, quality, on time delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Identify continuous improvement ideas initiated by teams with promotion & recognition of the successful collaboration & achievement of high performing team work.
  • Ensure the Maintenance team has the right tools, resources and knowledge with clear expectations to deliver consistent, safe results in dynamic environments.
  • Build a positive and collaborative culture through the awareness of expected behavioural and performance standards whilst also identifying and rectifying less than adequate performance and/or contributing behaviours.
  • Take full responsibility for incident investigations within the area of responsibility and conduct timely, complete, detailed and factual reports with the focus to prevent re-occurrence and the elimination/control of risk.

 About you

You will be energetic in your approach to this role and eager to encourage your people to excel. You will have demonstrated experience in leading a team and fostering a positive atmosphere in the workplace. You will be technically competent and able to guide your teams with solid, informed decisions.

  • Mechanical or Electrical trade qualified – mandatory
  • At least 5 years experience in mining/heavy industry/rollingstock – mandatory
  • Demonstrated Computerised Maintenance Management Systems experience – SAP preferable
  • Well-developed interactive and engagement skills, including demonstrated leadership techniques and proven routines that foster an interactive and inclusive work environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with regards to planned work, labour to task allocation, allocation of right tools/resources with a foresight to anticipate dynamic situations by enabling teams to make informed safe choices.
  • You will have the ability to effectively establish and sustain professional relationships
  • Proven and demonstrated peer to peer relationship management skills
  • A demonstrated personal commitment to deliver through company values
  • Tertiary qualifications in Frontline Management would be well received.
  • Demonstrated experience with the execution of scheduled maintenance
  • Strong Commitment to safety and be proactive with safety systems

Ability to successfully pass pre-employment checks such as testing, references and medical is a requirement of this role.

What We Can Offer You

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a National portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities. 

Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities
  • Access mentoring programs
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About us

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 50 ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets. To learn about us and our company values visit