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Maintenance Manager

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Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar, Aus - Brisbane
Mining Maintenance
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About us

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 today.

About the role

As the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of plant & equipment for this Thiess project in Mongolia.

In this role you will:

  • Manage the maintenance operations for UHG to ensure that Thiess business objectives are met in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
  • Ensure the mechanical and equipment availability targets are achieved within budgeted cost and in line with legislative requirements, Thiess policies and Mining systems & procedures

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Plant Superintendent or Maintenance Superintendent
  • Relevant Maintenance Engineering or Mechanical Engineering qualifications or equivalent experience or trade qualifications
  • Strong commitment to safety and exemplary safety record
  • Experience maintaining heavy mining equipment or other mobile fleets
  • Experience in maintenance workshop operations
  • Client and contract management experience, including suppliers and subcontractors
  • Planning and organising
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Negotiation and influencing skills with managers across a mine site
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • A high level of communication
  • Leadership skills
  • Influencing and negotiation skills

Project Specific Requirements for this role include:

  • Familiar with Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. JDE)
  • Competent in preparing and managing budgets and controlling costs
  • Basic accounting
  • Adaptability to changing operational situations

About us

We partner with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. For more than 80 years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments and cultures. Our team uses that insight to optimise solutions for each project and create lasting value for our clients and the communities we live and work in.

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision of everyone matters always. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. 

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How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take 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 click the ‘Apply’ button or the link below.

How to apply

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