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Asset Planner

Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Location: 

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Purpose

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 Asset Planning function is responsible for the delivery of effective maintenance plans and schedules designed to maximize the efficiency of site maintenance teams and drive improved equipment performance. The Asset Planner will be responsible for preparing short, medium or long term maintenance plans and schedules and liaising with the site-based Work Management Coordinators to ensure timely arrival of parts and execution of work orders.


Key outcomes include:
•    Preparation of long and short-term plans and schedules to optimize costs, improve efficiency and drive equipment reliability and availability for a mine or process department
•    Clear communication with work management coordinators to support the execution of the plan 
 

Essential Duties

Safety and Health

  • Proactively demonstrates Newmont’s core values in all aspects of work 
  • Actively support Newmont’s safety standards and improvement initiatives

Manages New Work Requests

  • Manages new and backlog work notifications including checking for duplicates, ensuring enough information is included to plan the work leveraging Task Lists to ensure consistency in job planning
  • Obtains approvals for work notifications, verifies priority levels and due dates before converting them to work orders


Plans and Schedules Work Orders (WOs)

  • Prepares short, medium and long term maintenance plans (to be executed in the 2+ week range) based on site priority, focused on reducing down-time and maintenance costs
  • Plans use of resources (parts and materials, equipment, tools, and labor) for execution of maintenance plans including timely scheduling of material orders
  • Coordinates with on-site Work Management Coordinators to transition draft schedules with time, resource, and material allocations to sites 
  • Coordinates maintenance plans with Supply Chain team in order to ensure timely ordering and allocation of parts and materials 

Monitors Adherence to Plan and Identifies Improvement Areas

  • Ensures and monitors the correct use of the ERP system, including ensuring component changeouts are appropriately recorded
  • Verify that work orders are closed with required fields populated
  • Monitors planning and scheduling KPIs and targets including deviations from maintenance plan and communicates insights to Regional Planning leads
  • Assists in identifying need for Reliability Engineers to review equipment strategies or Life Cycle Cost Models
  • Develops and distributes compliance to schedule, work process metrics and backlog reports to site and central AM stakeholders 
  • Continuously identify and drive opportunities to improve planning activities and Implement best practice updates and changes 

Training & Experience

Knowledge: 

  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards
  • Thorough knowledge of the work management process
  • Thorough knowledge of planning and scheduling maintenance activities
  • General knowledge of performance measures and their interpretation

Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in asset planning
  • Minimum 5 years of equivalent combination of education and experience in a heavy industry 
  • Experience with manual and computerized maintenance planning systems
  • Completion of secondary school education

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively prioritize jobs in order of importance 
  • Demonstrated strong inter-personal relationship skills and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate both in person and virtually 
  • Ability to quickly assess information to diagnose problems and opportunities, with a track record of strong professional judgement and critical thinking
  • Ability to engage with and influence stakeholders across Newmont including central Asset Management,  operations, supply chain, and external partners 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a high performing, multi-disciplined, diverse team
     

Working Conditions

This position is remote with some travel required to site.

Work schedule is 4x3 (4 days on 3 days off)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.