Maintenance Planner - Power and Distribution
Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation
Oakville, ON, CA
4d ago

Mission for this Position


  • At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island;
  • one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.

    We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation.

    Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing.

    The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.

    We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

    Maintenance Planner - Power and Distribution

    Currently Baffinland is looking for an accomplished Maintenance Planner to join our team on a permanent basis. This position reports to the Power & Distribution Manager.

    The responsibilities include planning and scheduling of all maintenance activities for Power & Distribution, infrastructure and production equipment.

    Power & Distribution Manager Power & Distribution, Please note : this is a permanent position requiring a 2 week Fly - In, Fly-

    Out Rotation. This is a permanent position based at site with a 2 week Fly-In, Fly-Out rotation.

    Main Accountabilities

    Create accurate plans for the scheduling and manpower forecasting for weekly, monthly, annual and long-term maintenance schedules.

    Reviews and prioritizes maintenance work requests with other team members. Principle contact and liaison between the maintenance department and operations groups and ensuring maintenance service in a timely manner to ensure high equipment availability and performance.

    Review work request for accuracy and clarity : clear scope of work, realistic completion date, proper lead time, correct equipment identification, proper charge number (if applicable), proper authorization, and discuss details with originator of the work order.

    Actively participate in scheduling meeting with operation partners to finalize priority of work orders, optimum downtime windows, and necessary time leads.

    Continuously improve the job estimate, planning and scheduling by receiving feedback from maintenance supervisors, maintenance leads, production supervisors, engineers and production planners.

    Compile, update and distribute backlog reports and other mandated control reports. Create and continually update maintenance programs and schedules and equipment parts lists.

    Coordinate and schedule maintenance contractors. Manage computerized maintenance management system including system data quality and seek out improvements to the system.

    Develop, maintain, monitor and update the maintenance manual for the maintenance department, complete with business process flows, practices, policies & procedures and KPIs.

    Provide technical / operational input into maintenance procedures and systems to ensure operational readiness. Identify recurring maintenance issues Thoroughly understands how to fully utilize the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

    SME for the plant in SAP PM Develops PM programs, maintains the PM plans so they stay relevant Works closely with parts and purchasing team members to ensure timely delivery of key parts, can back up team members as needed

    Main Qualifications

    Must have 10 years of maintenance experience with at least 5 years in a planning role. Candidates must have a mechanical or electrical post-

    secondary education (college or university) or registered trade / journeyperson (e.g. mechanic). A specialization in maintenance would be considered Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) or similar certification would be considered an asset.

    Experience using SAP maintenance system is required :

    To assign, complete and close out PM’s & Work Orders

    Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) A Good communication, mechanical, electrical and analytical skills Arctic experience would be beneficial.

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