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Skout Solutions ABN: 40 614 706 526

Level 8/80 Pacific Hwy
North Sydney 2060, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 9464 1000
Web Site: http://www.broadspectrum.com/

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Mechanical Planner


Job Description:

Broadspectrum are expanding the decade long partnership with Qenos to deliver services to their Altona facility.  As a result, there is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team with a focus on delivering value for our client through Continuous Improvement and Innovation.
We are now accepting applications for an experienced Casual Mechanical Planner to join our operational team at the Qenos in Altona. This role is to ensure all mechanical job requests are assessed, estimated, and prepared to maximise execution efficiency and minimise repair cost. 
Based at one of the three Qenos manufacturing sites at Altona, you will be working in a dynamic environment with a multi discipline team to efficiently and effectively solve problems, ensuring that the plant operates in a safe and robust manner while meeting the overall business objectives.


As the successful applicant, some of your core responsibilities will include;

  • Work with Schedulers to integrate repairs with weekly schedules 
  • Produce job packages with materials and repair strategies to minimise repair time and downtime of equipment
  • Scope & plan all new work in SAP (Multiple discipline) including generation of work packs for execution; 
  • Report maintenance performance resources
  • Screen all job requests for accuracy of correct functional location/designation
  • Monitor job rotating equipment backlog 
  • Scope all resource requirements and notify schedulers of work that needs to be integrated into the weekly schedule
  • Manage fixed cost spend against business plan
  • Participate in audits and SHE reviews, lead/participate/facilitate safe work reviews for maintenance activities
  • Provide assistance to Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Team Leader to rescope, replan and facilitate procurement for rotating equipment repairs


Ideally your experience will include;

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • An advanced technical capability and aptitude with strong maintenance job planning and coordination skills 
  • Minimum three years’ in a Maintenance/Planning position within a Petrochemical or related field. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of maintenance systems and work practices (CMMS systems – SAP preferred);
  • A strong understanding and commitment to SHE and Quality standards;


Talents you’ll bring;

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with stakeholders of all levels (from plant operators and maintenance to senior management);
  • Enthusiasm to generate and implement Continuous Improvement initiatives;
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills with a high attention to detail; and
  • The ability to take initiative and work effectively as a member of a team.


If the idea of being a part of a strong and established Alliance between two reputable and renowned organisations appeals to you, then we’d love to hear from you. At Broadspectrum we are committed to developing our people and will offer benefits in training, development and career opportunities available by a global company. 

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and create a high-performance business.  Broadspectrum has an ongoing commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through our Elevated Reconciliation Action Plan.  
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

Position Reference Number: 107565 


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Employment Type:

Full time


Altona, Vic, Australia


Mechanical Planner


Business Development