Components and Parts Strategy Planner - Mobile

Date:  Nov 7, 2023

Boddington, AU AU

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?
Technical Services provides global support to Newmont and its operating businesses across a range of specialized technical functions. Within Technical Services, the Asset Management (AM) function will be responsible for creating and implementing effective global asset strategies, delivering efficient asset planning and strategic insights to drive exceptional global asset performance across Newmont’s portfolio. It aims to ensure that Newmont’s asset management processes and capabilities are a source of sustainable and considerable competitive advantage for Newmont. This is achieved by focusing on business process standardization, proactive collaboration, competency and capability development, maintenance and reliability practices, relevant global productivity metrics and targeted value-adding asset lifecycle cost improvements. The AM function is focused on delivering value aligned with our philosophy of continuous improvement and rapid replication.
The Strategic Planning function ensures that asset strategies including maintenance plans, tasks lists, bills of materials, labor requirements, and work instructions are implemented and applied by transactional planners and site teams. The Components and Parts Strategy Planner (Fixed/Mobile) provides technical input to Supply Chain Management to ensure procurement and inventory strategies enable Newmont’s asset strategies to effectively deliver the expected asset reliability, availability and operational performance at the lowest reasonable total cost of ownership. This collaboration ensures timely and quality maintenance parts, equipment, and services are provided from external suppliers driven by proactive demand forecasting with consideration of supplier capabilities, logistics, inventory and risks.
This role draws on expertise as a strategic problem solver, project manager, communicator, technical subject matter expert, and problem solver. Key outcomes include:
•    Support Asset Planning and Supply Chain Management (SCM) to ensure component and parts procurement and inventory strategies support meeting Newmont best practice and site-specific needs.
Maintain up to date technical criteria for vendor assessment and quality assurance to support better contract negotiation and warranty management and to proactively reduce maintenance costs through upholding optimal purchase criteria.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:
Safety and Health
•    We demonstrate proactive leadership in achieving a global Newmont culture of safety and health.
•    We actively promote Newmont’s safety standards and improvement initiatives.
Liaise with Supply Chain Management 
•    We facilitate timely and transparent information flow from SC to AM regarding lead times, vendor changes, OEM strategy updates, and other critical information.
Ensure inventory availability
•    We establish an approach to determine the best option for holding inventory, held as stock and handled using SAP, VHS or consignment that can be applied by sites.
•    We classify business risk implications of spares to support inventory targets.
•    We establish site AM targets for inventory availability, with consideration of criticality to the operation, equipment reliability, planned usage, availability of parts from other sites.
•    We audit sites ability to meet preservation standard and work with site Supply Chain teams to continuously improve their ability to meet the standard.
Drive vendor assessment and quality assurance 
•    We define and document offsite repairs criteria for critical components including ensuring appropriate repair specifications are in place, warranty requirements are met and trained personnel are present during quality assurance.
•    We support vendor assessments and quality assurance by coordinating with Asset Insights, Asset Planning and Supply Chain Management to maintain up-to-date assessment criteria and specifications.
•    We facilitate regular inspections and audits of vendor facilities.
Support contract negotiation and warranty management
•    We work with SCM in negotiation of contracts and warranty terms for component rebuild strategies, and new equipment and part purchases.
•    We review outcomes of component life assessment and gap analysis and compile feedback for vendors.
The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills & experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!
•    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system experience and understanding desirable.
•    Strong understanding of planning and reliability principles.
•    5-7 years of work experience in a heavy industry, ideally including exposure to asset management, supply chain management, or quality assurance business functions.
•    Experience with supply chain management and quality assurance desirable.
•    Experience with manual and computerized maintenance planning systems desirable
Skills and Abilities:
•    Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive performance improvement initiatives in a complex and global organization.
•    Ability to quickly assess information to diagnose problems and opportunities, with a track record of strong professional judgment and critical thinking.
•    Ability to lead collaborators and tasks both in-person and virtually.
•    Ability to work flexibly to meet the frequent out of normal office hours requirements of leading a global team and project.
•    Ability to lead collaborators across Newmont including within operations, supply chain, and external partners including vendors and contractors.
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a high performing, multi-disciplined, diverse team.
•    Inter-personal relationship skills and problem-solving skills.
•    Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to effectively prioritize jobs in order of importance.

Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!
•    Position may be office based or remote.
•    Position may be required to travel domestically and internationally.
•    Flexible hours required to accommodate global nature of work.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

The salary range offered for this role is $88,080 to 104,595. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.