Maintenance Planning Officer, Fixed Plant – Full Time Fly in Fly Out

Maintenance Planning Officer, Fixed Plant – Full Time Fly in Fly Out


Job Position: Maintenance Planning Officer, Fixed Plant – Full Time Fly in Fly Out

Company: Anglo American

Expected salary:

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Maintenance Planning Officer, Fixed Plant – Full Time Fly in Fly Out Job Details:


Company Description
When you join De Beers Group you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment with opportunities for learning and growth as an integral contributor to the success of Gahcho Kué Mine. We have an opportunity within the Engineering and Site Services Department at the Gahcho Kué Mine, based in the Northwest Territories. This position reports to the Plant Maintenance Supervisor the incumbent will be responsible for integrating and maintaining site services and scheduling system while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect the values of De Beers. The ideal candidate is one who is committed to safe working practices and strives for zero harm.
Rewards & Benefits:

  • Earn up to a 9% company contribution to your pension plan;
  • Quarterly operational bonus program;
  • Remote Mine Site Allowance;
  • Salary Enhancement for working in the NWT;
  • MyShare – Employee Share Plan;
  • Travel Allowance to offset the costs of getting to the nearest point of pick up;
  • Immediate participation in our 100% employer-paid extended health and dental benefits program (no waiting period);
  • Relocation support is available to anyone who wishes to move to the Northwest Territories; and
  • The Gahcho Kué Mine camp features a full-service dining room, and individual private bedrooms equipped with satellite cable television, telephones, and WiFi internet. There’s also a full-sized gymnasium, squash courts, and state-of-the-art fitness equipment.

Job Description
Primary responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal schedules in SAP for maintenance activities according to production needs and resource availability to minimize downtime or production losses;
  • Analyzing and interpreting maintenance trends and variances and initiating required corrective action;
  • Issuing work orders according to production needs and resource availability;
  • Submit warehouse stock and direct charge material requests for project works
  • Monitoring work orders to determine maintenance status and efficiently managing backlogged work;
  • Conduct weekly backlog review meetings
  • Create and update equipment, material, and functional location BOMs
  • Liaise with Site Services trades people to scope and plan upcoming work
  • Producing a monthly weekly KPI report and to communicating status updates to stakeholders;
  • Developing and implementing practices to ensure quality, safety and efficiency of procedures; and
  • Attending daily maintenance meetings to guide the supervisor in daily assignment activities.
  • Perform field assessments of work to be completed and coordinate with the trades to ensure work is completed as per planning.
  • Any other tasks as required.

The role is based within the Engineering and Site Services team this role would be working within team and is a site-based position that will be a (2) two weeks on, (2) weeks off rotation.

  • Legally permitted to work in Canada;
  • University degree or a valid Inter-provincial trade qualification certificate in a related field;
  • Certification or advanced training in maintenance planning;
  • Minimum three (3) years in a planning role and or maintenance scheduling in a mining environment;
  • Strong SAP, computer and MS Office skills including MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint;
  • Experience with project scheduling software and computer aided drafting packages would be an asset;
  • Proven commitment to Safety, Health and Environmental Standards; and
  • Experience working at a remote mining site and in a cross-cultural work environment would be beneficial but not required.

Please note: Preference will be given to Members of the Deninu Kué, Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation, North Slave Métis Alliance, Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Tlicho Government, or Yellowknives Dene First Nation, followed by non-indigenous residents of the Northwest Territories or a resident of the Northwest Territories.
Additional Information
Who We Are:
Active in Canada for over 60 years, we are part of De Beers Group, the world’s leading diamond company. Globally, we are a team of more than 20,000 people, with operations in Canada, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, and activities across the diamond value chain from exploration to diamond jewelry retail. Our unwavering focus on sustainability and Building Forever fuels our commitment to advance standards across the diamond industry, protect the natural world, partner with local communities, and accelerate economic inclusion to support diversity in our business and beyond.
In Canada, we have more than 600 employees working at offices in Calgary, Toronto and Yellowknife, actively exploring for new diamond opportunities, recovering diamonds at the joint venture Gahcho Kué mine in the Northwest Territories, and closing and rehabilitating two mines. We are also advancing the Chidliak Project to establish a technologically advanced diamond mine on Baffin Island using FutureSmart Mining™ principles.
At De Beers, we believe in the power of working in partnership with communities to create lasting, positive impacts that endure long after we recover the last diamond. Our inclusive and diverse workplace values mining with respect for the environment and nearby communities, and we seek team players who share our passion for Making Life Brilliant.
Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health, and the well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)
As a global #HeForShe Thematic Champion, De Beers is committed to promoting an equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential. Please inform us should there be any special requirements that should be considered as part of your application.
Building forever
Sustainability is at the heart of our decision-making – it is how we do business. Building Forever is key to our purpose as it represents our ambitious and holistic sustainability framework and is central to our ability to deliver long-term value to our communities and partners. This shapes how we protect our social and environmental license to operate, build a long-term legacy in our host communities and earn consumers’ trust in our diamonds that they can wear with pride.
Inclusion & Diversity
We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.
Referral incentive applicable: This opportunity is open to a paid referral incentive according to the Employee Referral Policy (HRM.AD.21.00). Referral incentives are applicable to De Beers Group internal employees only.
Background Checks
Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.
This opportunity is open to relocation support for anyone relocating to the Northwest Territories.

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