Bengalla Mining Company (a member of New Hope Group) is a joint venture with a strong track record of achievement. Our focus is on maintaining strong safety, productivity, and profitability results. We have a very collaborative team culture and a highly professional and rewarding work environment. Operational since 1999, Bengalla is in Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley, and supplies international markets with approximately 10 Mtpa.Bengalla is an open cut coal mine offering a residential lifestyle. The development consent for the operation provides the ability to mine through to 2039. We pride ourselves on the professionalism with which we pursue our goals and our strong links into our community.The RoleBengalla Mining Company is currently seeking an experienced Senior Maintenance Planner/Scheduler for the Heavy Mobile Equipment team. This role will directly contribute to the continued success of Bengalla Mine.Lead and provide direction for the Bengalla HME Planning/scheduling team to ensure effective and efficient planning/scheduling and maintenance practices of the HME fleet are adhered toLead and provide direction for the Bengalla Equipment inspector team to ensure effective and efficient maintenance practices of the HME fleet are adhered toAccountable for short term and shutdown maintenance planning activities to meet equipment availabilities with tech services requirements.Work collaboratively with the maintenance execution teams and Asset Management /Reliability team to ensure planning and execution activities are carried out safely and efficiently through ensuring early procurement of parts and labour with an appropriate level of planning.Assist Asset Management / Reliability team with strategic/tactics review for HME FleetMonitor equipment performanceWork order management (Backlog, Forward log, Average work order age)Monitor Weekly/monthly Schedule compliance in line with BMC Strategic Asset Management PlanMonitor and manage Labour capacity planning in line with BMC Strategic Asset Management PlanDevelop and implement planning and scheduling processes using a collaborative approach and promoting consistency with CHPP and Infrastructure teams where appropriateCollaborate with other departments within the businessReporting through to the Maintenance Capital, Projects and Services Superintendent you will be working in a team comprised of Maintenance Planners/Schedulers, and Equipment Inspector technicians, you will be provided with a rare opportunity to lead a multi-facet team with hands on interaction to improve equipment reliability and performance by ensuring the team is set up for success in the inspecting , planning and scheduling space for short term planning as well as shutdown planning for the fleet of 90+ item of Heavy Mobile Equipment  currently onsite at Bengalla.Qualifications and experienceAlong with your extensive knowledge and experience in Maintenance Planning/Scheduling, you will be a self-motivated leader who will take responsibility for the team and looking to make a difference. Exhibiting yourself as a clear and innovative thinker, you will have prior knowledge of strategical maintenance to provide recommendations and facilitate continuous improvement projects to manage the equipment life cycle and eliminate unscheduled downtime. To be successful in this role, you will have the following qualifications and experience:Relevant tertiary or trade qualifications in Mechanical/Electrical heavy mobile equipment.A good understanding of the technical aspects related to Mechanical/Electrical systems in heavy mobile mining equipmentEffective use and experience with CMMSEffective written and verbal communicationPreferred minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler role in a Mining IndustryExperience leading a team of dynamic professionals and trades personsHigh computer literacy Microsoft Office applications, particularly Project, Excel, and WordExcellent Safety Awareness & Values, ability to grow Safety culture within the teamConfidence and Competence collaborating with Leadership & Management to ensure Safety, Production and Compliance outcomes are met or exceededWhat we offer    Bengalla values its people and their contribution to the operation. Our well-established employee benefits program offers choice and flexibility to enhance the lifestyle and wellbeing of our team. With benefits including subsidised health insurance, salary packaging, self-education assistance and gym memberships we make the health, safety, and well-being of our people our absolute priority.    This is a great opportunity to join the professional and friendly team at Bengalla Mining Company and opportunities such as this are few within the region. AUD Muswellbrook 2333