Supervisor - Mobile Maintenance

Posting ID : A1068450048
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Skilled Trades Artisan

Supervisor - Mobile Maintenance
A company with a world-class reputation for safety and performance
Opportunity to work for a global mining company with the latest technology and innovations
Excellent opportunity to develop your career - Boron

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximize value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, residentially based near Boron, California, to support the other maintenance supervisors and maintenance superintendent by continuing to meet department objectives.

Rio Tinto Minerals (RTM) operates globally providing borates to world markets. Recognized as a leader in the industrial minerals industry due to product quality, supply reliability and technical support; we are proud to make modern life work. From our location in Boron, California we supply refined borates which are key ingredients in fiberglass, glass, ceramics, fertilizers, wood preservatives and many other products.

What the role entails

The mobile maintenance department is responsible for maintaining production mining equipment and support equipment in the mine and light mobile equipment in the fixed plant. Our maintenance staff and supervision work a 12 hr. rotating schedule Sunday through Tuesday or Thursday through Saturday and every other Wednesday. It is a fixed schedule for dayshift or nightshift and candidates must be flexible to work either shift.

This role is a great opportunity to learn and develop your career. Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Supervisor, you will be:
Leading a team of Diesel Mechanics and Electricians to support a fleet of Heavy Mobile Equipment ranging from D-10 dozers and 16H graders to Diesel production drills, 240 ton diesel electric haul truck and electrical production mining shovels.
Demonstrating appropriate behavior supporting the direction of RTM and articulating your expectations of behavior to your team members. Considering safety of people within the team as priority when they work and complying with Rio Tinto and Statutory Safety requirements. Leading the daily communication and safety meetings and attending meetings as required by your supervisor.
Providing leadership for a team of Maintainers, and enable each person to contribute to their full potential.
Scheduling your own time to meet regular and assigned targets and consider the needs of the business when scheduling priorities.
Following-up and reporting on any action plans assigned to you and submitting a monthly report to the Senior Maintenance Supervisor.
Monitoring continually the maintenance processes and compliance with the schedule whilst, improving maintenance processes and activities, with a focus on minimizing costs.

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of experience in a related role with increasing responsibility
Prior experience in supervising a union workforce
Excellent written verbal, and presentation skills to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
Excellent computer skills, knowledge of MS Office, Excel, MS Project& SAP

If you are looking for change, a new career and would like to work for a successful global organisation, join us today.

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