Superintendent Production/Maintenance

Job Description

Superintendent Jilalan Rail Compex (Production/Maintenance)

Location: Jilalan (Sarina)

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive salary package plus bonus

Aurizon is looking for an outstanding and influential leader, focused on delivering excellence in safety and operational performance. Based out of the Jilalan depot in Sarina, you will optimise organisational productivity, driving best practice in process improvement and supporting the development of your people. 

About you

You’re a natural collaborator with a passion for leading a diverse and technical team. When it comes to leadership, you lead by example, are intuitive and have a vested interest in development to ensure you’re getting the best out of your team. You value stakeholder engagement and collaboration and this will be key to ensure the success of the facility. Curiosity is second nature and your high level of business and commercial acumen is what allows you to connect to the bigger picture to drive high performance outcomes.

In respects o the technicalities, you’ll need

  • You will have the ability to effectively engage leaders and team members, set clear direction and provide coaching and mentoring.
  • You will be energetic in your approach to this role and eager to encourage your people to excel.
  • Well-developed safety management skills and knowledge including incident investigation, safety interactions, near miss reporting and behaviour-based safety leadership.
  • You will have experience in managing a team and fostering a positive atmosphere in the workplace.
  • You will be technically competent and able to guide your teams with quick decisions
  • Knowledge of contemporary maintenance, supply chain & reliability processes
  • Project management skills: managing resources, budgets and timelines on key business projects
  • Well-developed safety management skills and knowledge including incident investigation, safety interactions, near miss reporting and behaviour-based safety leadership.
  • Demonstrated customer relationship management skills and a strong business acumen.

About the role

  • Championing a safety culture which promotes, creates and maintains a Zero Harm approach in all aspects of the operation.
  • Planning production , developing budgets (resources and materials)  and executing the plan safely and efficiently.
  • Providing leadership and coaching to achieve customer expectations through a results driven, customer focused and commercial culture.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and collaboration.
  • Apply conceptual and analytical skills and utilise key performance indicators to optimise delivery of services on time in full to meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Manage financial and operational budgets, resources, on time performance and safety.
  • Ensure performance is measured and meets or exceeds business requirements.
  • Maintain up to date training and key competencies across all teams.
  • Build positive workplace relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Take accountability and ownership when driving your outcomes focused team

Our benefits

  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster
  • Access to an employee assistance program
  • Access to mentoring programs
  • Flexible Working Arrangements (Subject to business needs)

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 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

To learn about us and our company values, visit  Should you have any questions about position 677872, please contact Christine Harvey 07 4943 4341