Maintenance Superintendent

Maintenance Superintendent About our team

GFG Alliance has an agile, entrepreneurial culture with high energy, strong levels of ambition, and sustainable growth plans. This brings opportunities for GFG’s people and businesses to flourish and develop. We work with our people to determine how we can grow our business and our future. We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer centricity and diversity. Wherever they are in the world, our people are our greatest asset.

Liberty Primary Steel, a member of GFG Alliance, operates integrated steelworks which include ironmaking, steel making, and rolling-mill facilities located in coastal Whyalla, approximately 400km from Adelaide.

About Whyalla

Located on the Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla has over 100 sports codes and activities ranging from wind surfing and kite boarding, paddle boarding and kayaking, sailing, and diving, and a thriving team sport community.

Whyalla is the region’s biggest city for retail shopping and offers a range of health care services through the local hospital, well equipped medical centres and three modern pharmacies. Whyalla is well served with educational facilities, most notable is the non - Adelaide based university campus in South Australia. Students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.

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About the role

Reporting to the Cokemaking Plant Manager, you will contribute to the business success of Liberty Primary Steel through leading the planning and execution of all maintenance activities across the plant.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and developing a capable cokemaking maintenance team
  • Ongoing review and oversight of maintenance budget and expenditure
  • Coordinating technical investigations and root cause analysis of key maintenance issues
  • Development and implementation of continuous improvement strategies, policies, and procedures
  • Improving maintenance work management practices
  • Increasing plant reliability through provision of quality maintenance services and defect elimination
About your experience

You are an experienced Maintenance Superintendent who is safety focused, collaborative and confident in your approach. You are a quick problem solver and can work through plant problems under pressure while providing timely and cost-effective solutions.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Engineering / Trade based qualification with relevant operational experience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and coach others including peers and direct reports
  • Background in a similar processing manufacturing, mining, or heavy industry fixed plant environment
  • Strong leadership skills, enthusiasm, and drive
Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

Apply today.