Scheduler Shutdown

Date:  9 Jul 2024


  • 4/3 days only roster  | FIFO from Perth to Port Hedland
  • Performance, Retention and Profit Share Bonuses
  • 18 Weeks paid Parental Leave for primary caregivers
  • Company contribution towards private health cover for employees and immediate family


About the role:


The Fixed Plant Shutdown team is currently seeking a Shutdown Scheduler to join the team on a 4/3 days only roster  based at Port Hedland. Reporting to the Shutdown Execution Superintendent , you will be responsible for scheduling shutdown activities at the Port facility. The Scheduler will also work with the planning, engineering and execution teams to implement effective equipment maintenance strategies and manage the health of fixed plant assets with the objective of optimising equipment reliability.


  • Develop an executable major shutdown schedule with the assistance of the shutdown supervisors and the planning team
  • Identify Critical path sequences for each area to ensure shutdown durations meet budget
  • Identify statutory and high-risk tasks through the scheduling process to eliminate/manage risks prior to the execution phase
  • Develop and refine accurate work scopes for shutdown activities ensuring that estimates for labour, skills, materials, equipment, and external services are included
  • Conduct regular reviews with shutdown supervisors and planners between shutdowns optimising the schedule
  • Work with the shutdown labour resource scheduler building and optimising the labour service requests
  • Attend site through the shutdown execution period to live track the schedule adherence, monitor labour constraints, break in work and flag any shutdown risks
  • Conduct reviews of shutdown achievement and report as appropriate


Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive MS Project & Scheduling experience
  • Basic SAP knowledge
  • Proven experience in Shutdown execution and schedule development and management
  • Current WA Drivers Licence, Unrestricted C Class
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of materials handling equipment including large conveyor systems, car dumpers, stackers and reclaimers
  • Tertiary qualifications in an engineering or similar technical field; or an appropriate trade qualification with a demonstrated combination of training and experience


Port Hedland Facilities:

  • Modern, comfortable camp accommodation
  • Convenient walking access to South Hedland town facilities and shops
  • High quality gourmet food options (vegan, gluten free and healthy options)
  • Fully equipped fitness centre facility
  • SWIFT In-room entertainment with comprehensive content and own-device casting capability
  • Active social club with community events and activities for employees
  • Lifestyle, Learning and Recreation initiative which provide events for your family
  • Village shop and extensive supporting amenities


About the Company:


Roy Hill is a world class mining company, leading the way through innovative, integrated mining rail and port operations, to export iron ore safely and efficiently from West Australia’s Pilbara region.


We are a company where people matter. We support our team to reach their full potential by providing generous benefits and opportunities, empowering them to actively contribute to our success and that of our state and country.


We are committed to the use of new technologies that results in higher quality product, less waste, improved efficiencies and above all, a safer workplace. Our integrated next generation mine, rail and port operations enable the sustained low-cost production of iron ore at a consistent quality and grade, allowing us to respond to changing market cycles.


We are proud to collaborate and work in partnership with the communities in which we operate, supporting programs and initiatives that help achieve positive outcomes and leave a lasting legacy.

We are dedicated to minimising our environmental footprint, designing our operations to optimise the rehabilitation of the land when and where mining has been completed.


We are Roy Hill.


Equal Opportunity:


Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we proudly encourage indigenous Australians, Ex-Military personnel and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination.

We are proud of our relationships with our Traditional Owners and value the difference these partnerships make to the success of the project and to the lives of the people on whose land we operate.


How to apply:


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To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.


Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.