Maintenace Planner

Sudbury, Canada

Job Reference 1241631

Location Sudbury, Canada

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Maintenance and Reliability

Job Type Permanent

Date Added April 11, 2024

Our client, a major mining company is looking for a Maintenance Planner. In this position, you will plan, schedule, and assist in the coordination of short to medium term maintenance for all mobile equipment on-site. Plan to standard or Original Equipment Manufacturer specifications to ensure the equipment fleet achieves maximum availability in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. 
  • Perform planning and support functions necessary to maintain major surface mining equipment.
  • Schedule, monitor and coordinate mining equipment repairs using a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Verify, order, and expedite required materials and supplies in conjunction with scheduled equipment repairs, coordinating vendors, assisting with preparation of capital justifications and expense budgets.
  • Coordinate with production and maintenance leadership to develop and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule that allows for increased equipment availability and efficient repairs.
  • Produce, review and maintain rolling monthly, quarterly and annual plans as well as equipment specifications, tires and undercarriage tracking files.
  • Maintain currency and accuracy of equipment maintenance history, work orders, job records database and technical information on processes, plant and equipment.
  • Develop weekly agreed maintenance plans using equipment strategies to facilitate maximum production while minimizing downtime and costs to meet plant availability and reliability targets.
  • Ensure that work planned is completed within allowed budget and resources by cost effective use of subcontractors to maintain and service mobile plant and ancillary equipment.
  • Identify project-based opportunities to improve equipment reliability and reduce maintenance costs to increase effectiveness and efficiency by eliminating repetitive, costly, or low-value work.
  • Review and report on planning and scheduling, equipment reliability and maintenance department performance.
  • Assist in the implementation and compliance of the Safety Health and Environmental Plans to ensure safe and sustainable mobile plant and ancillary equipment.
  • Liaise with all internal/external stakeholders to enhance coordination between the Maintenance, and Mining departments and minimize interruptions to operations by maintaining strong working relationships with relevant personnel.
  • Communicate detailed maintenance plans for scheduled maintenance to Maintenance, Mining and Technical Services departments on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate with the offsite maintenance planners to ensure best for business outcomes are achieved.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Familiar with Office 365, including strong Excel skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Authorization to work lawfully in Canada.
  • A highly organized, motivated, self-starter, who can work with minimal supervision and put an emphasize on safety in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of practices, performance, measures, scheduling tools, and techniques.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a high performing, multi-disciplined, diverse team.
  • 3-6 years in equipment planning, mining maintenance activities and/or equivalent industrial experience.
  • Prior experience with planning using a CMMS.
  • Common core and supervisor training would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in mobile equipment maintenance, preferably in an open cut environment.
  • Must be fluent in the English language.  
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.  
  • Able to live and work at high altitudes (12,000 ft. elevation) for a week at a time.  
  • Able to work in extreme winter conditions with temperatures regularly below zero degrees Fahrenheit.  
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time, walk long distances, and climb ladders.  
  • Able to work for extended 12-hour shifts.  
  • No auditory or visual impairments restricting the ability to see distances while driving and clearly discern auditory and visual alerts/alarms (not including color blindness)  
  • Quick response/reaction times  
  • Arm-hand steadiness and manual dexterity. 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Trade Certificate or Engineering qualification preferred.
  • Our client a One HSE culture and want to ensure everyone is safe everyday: employees, families and society. They are committed to our employees' health and wellness including the prevention of illness. Although optional, they have a preference that all employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 and other serious illnesses.???
  • Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 12-hour shift each day, 6am to 6pm
  • A work culture that follows our company values of integrity, accountability, and innovation, all underpinned by safety.
  • A permanent position working directly for the client, the world’s largest mining services provider
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual bonuses
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including private health insurance.
  • RRSP retirement savings benefit with employer matching contributions.
  • Career development and opportunities domestic within Canada, and potentially international
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons.


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