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Principal - Maintenance Excellence Implementation Lead

Rio Tinto - Australia,

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Full Job Description
Challenging role that will broaden your understanding of maintenance processes
Help shape the future of maintenance across a broad portfolio of assets and operations
Permanent opportunity which includes a huge range of additional benefits - Perth based with regular travel to site

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We have an excellent opportunity for a highly self-motivated Principal to join our Maintenance Excellence team in Perth.

Within the Asset Management and Engineering Services (AMES) division, our Maintenance Excellence team is leading business wide transformational improvement programs designed to deliver a step change in Maintenance performance. As implementation lead you will play a pivotal role in partnering with stakeholders to assist with deploying and embedding these important initiatives and ensure to enable continuous improvement. Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance Excellence you will:

Support the implementation of business wide maintenance improvement initiatives
Use your operational knowledge to develop and apply continuous improvement of the RTIO Maintenance systems and processes
Design, build and deploy solutions to improve quality and efficiency.
Coach and mentor large networks of professions

What you’ll bring

Ideal candidates will be highly self-motivated, able to work autonomously to a schedule, have excellent stakeholder engagement, presentation and networking skills and have a drive to always be better than yesterday. The ability to host workshops, present solutions and influence groups of all levels will be extremely important. A “can do” attitude and positive outlook are essential.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will allow you to work collaboratively with various internal and external partners and you will be excited by the opportunity to work with a diverse and extensive organisational group across all levels.

Analytically minded, you will have the ability to review current processes and provide valuable insight and recommendations for improved performance. Project management skills and prior experience in the leading programs of work with multiple stakeholders will also be well regarded.

Strong computer skills are a must, in particular Microsoft applications such as PowerPoint, excel, word, project and Visio will be required.

A deep understanding of Maintenance will be highly regarded but isn’t essential as long as you are willing to go the extra mile to learn.

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Attractive share ownership plan
Company provided insurance cover
Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
Possible domestic relocation assistance

Where you’ll be working

Working Monday to Friday, you will be based at the Central Park building, located in Perth CBD with regular travel to the iron ore operations in the Pilbara to support implementation.

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure -all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand. We are one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of iron ore.

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers -generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress. Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium -the world’s first to be certified “responsible” -helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

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.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome -they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications close on the 5th of May 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)