South32 is a new kind of resources company built around a single idea: that in a rapidly-changing world, we have an opportunity to make a difference from the ground up. We are a globally diversified metals and mining company with a portfolio of high quality, well maintained, cash generative assets.

Illawarra Coal is a long term and leading coking coal supplier which operates two underground metallurgical coal mines, two preparation plants and a logistics chain.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Superintendent Work Management Planning, we are currently seeking an Electrical Planner to bring their knowledge and skills to join the team at Illawarra. The role of the Planner is to develop and communicate plans and schedules in accordance with the SAP Work Management processes.

What the Role Entails

Create and plans SAP work orders as per defined scope and area of responsibility that enables effective deployment of resources (personnel, service providers and materials);
Comply with the SAP Work Management processes to schedule work based on the prioritisation as determined by Production and Maintenance requirements;
Provide a 12 week schedule (weekly granularity) and a week plus 1 weekly work schedule to the Production Planning sub function on a weekly basis;
Schedule work based on the prioritisation of the task and in compliance with the SAP Work Management processes and re-schedule work based on the associated risk, and feedback from the Execution team;
Build and communicate accurate work schedules, reflecting all work management activities;
Confirm agreement by the relevant stakeholders and stakeholder sign off, of the work schedule for applicable area of scope;
Request and govern the creation and change of Work Management Master Data, based on equipment strategy reviews, failure analysis and identified quality errors, including Master Data related to modifications and small projects;
Identify and create corrective / non strategy task lists for reoccurring work to support efficient and effective planning.
About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

Electrical Trade Qualification with post trade experience in Heavy Industry, preferably the Underground Coal Mining Industry;
Sound knowledge & experience using SAP/CMMS maintenance systems;
Maintenance Planning experience in a similar role;
Experience with MS Office suite, especially MS Excel;
Be self-motivated and proactive in your approach and focused on continuous improvement.
What We Offer You

Offered as a full time opportunity working a 5 and 2 roster, you will benefit from a rewarding career path in a company that embraces diversity and collaboration. We offer an attractive remuneration package including performance-based bonus and participation in the Employee Share Plan.


Illawarra Coal operations are located in the southern coalfields of New South Wales, near the city of Wollongong and approximately 75 kilometres south and southwest of Sydney.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


  • Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering - Coal Mining
  • Mining Engineer
  • Management


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