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Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance I FIFO to Port Hedland

  • Full Time - Permanent
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  • Job no: 39843
  • Excellent opportunity to work for a world class organisation.
  • Seeking an experienced Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance.
  • 14:10/14:11 Days and Nights roster FIFO ex-Perth.


Roy Hill represents the next generation of integrated iron ore mine, rail and port ­­­operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Situated approximately 340 kilometres south east of Port Hedland, our world-class operation is the only independent iron ore business with West Australian majority ownership. With a defined mineralisation of more than 2.4 billion tonnes of high grade iron ore, enough to sustain a mine life of more than 20 years, Roy Hill is introducing a new wave of innovation, technology and knowledge to Australia’s iron ore industry.


‘The Real Us’

Roy Hill’s purpose built, world-class iron ore port facility at Port Hedland is capable of receiving, stockpiling, screening and exporting 55Mtpa of iron ore as lump and fines and has been designed to accommodate possible future expansion. We are currently looking to appoint a Maintenance Supervisor to our Port Operations. Reporting to the Superintendent Port Operations this position will be responsible for safe and effective execution of maintenance plans, rapid response to equipment issues and the maximisation of availability and reliability at an optimised cost. You will also:

  • Assume direct leadership and management of a maintenance crew and be accountable for ensuring that the team executes the required maintenance tasks relating to car dumpers, stackers, re claimers, conveyors, screening and the ship loader to a very high standard and in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure that maintenance activities for your section are completed as per the weekly planned maintenance schedules and all results are recorded into the systems provided.
  • Ensure processes and systems are developed to ensure assets are managed and maintained within their budgets
  • Lead the optimal resourcing of your section.
  • Contribute to the development and input into the department’s maintenance management plans.


‘The Real You’

As the ideal candidate, you will have substantial previous Supervisory experience working in a similar Port Operations role in a large-scale mining environment. You will also have:

  • A Maritime Security Identify Card (MSIC) and a current WA C Class rivers licence.
  • An Australian recognised mechanical trade qualification is essential.
  • Experience in fault finding and problem-solving with complex equipment including rotary car dumpers, conveyors and stackers.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Certificate IV Frontline Management would be desirable.


‘The Real Offer’

Our people are the driving force behind the growth of the business and our success. We are committed to attracting and retaining people who have the right mix of skills, knowledge, leadership and motivation to operate one of Australia’s largest and most innovative integrated iron ore mining, rail and port operations.

Roy Hill offers rewarding careers, generous benefits, and a unique opportunity to join a dynamic workplace where teamwork, innovation, agility and personal leadership empowers you to perform at your best.

Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australians and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.

Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.


  • Published on 27 Nov 2018, 4:56 AM

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