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Indonesia - South Kalimantan
Supervisory / Management
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Our people are central to our success.

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

Thiess has a long journey of more than 30 years in Indonesia providing mining services for various projects and clients with head office in Jakarta and support facilities in Balikpapan including workshops and training center.

About the role

We are looking for skilled Plant Manager (Indonesian/Expatriate) –  to join one of our open cut coal operations in Kalimantan, Indonesia.

  • Lead, direct, and control the day-to-day activities of a single plant or multiple plants. Monitor and control activities such as maintenance, manufacturing, quality control, engineering, supply and logistics, distribution in order to achieve the short and medium-term financial and operating objectives set by the overall corporate business plan.
  • Plan, organize and direct the asset and maintenance operations to ensure the most effective return on assets. ·
  • Initiative plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital to ensure attainment of business objectives and productions schedules while ensuring product standard that will exceed customer’s expectation.
  • Improve manpower utilization within existing departments and processes in order to ensure schedule stability that allows for maximum returns on efficiency.
  • Continually improve safety record by addressing both physical safety issue and employee safety attitudes.
  • Monitor the cost and effectiveness of maintenance activities to optimize resources, priorities spending and maintain projected cost variance within budget for equipment.
  • Set and monitor the performance of the plant against standards and targets.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement policies and procedures to ensure that the plant meets its current and future production targets and quality standards.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend investments in technology, capital, equipment, systems or other assets that will enhance the plant’s production capabilities.
  • Lead, direct, evaluate and develop a team of managers to ensure that the plant meets its established targets and standards.

About the role

  • Graduate from Tertiary Degree in Maintenance /Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years experiences in a similar role; experience in a large open cut mining operation of which at least five years in production/service supervision/ management role.
  • Mechanic experience on Thiess equipment, especially for Big Digger e.g.  Cat, Komatsu, Liebherr;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of maintenance management principles and practice
  • Computer literacy, familiar with financial reporting and concepts
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills; Strong Mentoring skills; Good analytical skills; Strong communication and negotiation skills;
  • A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement;

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always. Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included. Visit Diversity and Inclusion at Thiess for more information.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Applications close on 17 November 2019

How to apply

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