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Integrated Maintenance Planner (Otway)

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Date: 10-Jan-2022

Location: Otway VIC (OTW1), AU

Company: Beach Energy

Dynamic Energy ASX Listed Company


•    Scheduling and Planning for a Growing Asset
•    Domestic relocation support offered (based in Port Campbell)
•    Full time, Monday – Friday


Due to an internal promotion an exciting opportunity has presented for a maintenance planner and scheduler to join a motivated team at a time of planned long term growth.  Based in Port Campbell, the role is primarily responsible for the planning and scheduling of maintenance-based activities to deliver plant availability, reliability, and production across a 2-year planning cycle. The role will also support production / cost forecasting, asset optimisation processes, and de-risking activities as part of long-term business planning activities. 


The role will enjoy a broad stakeholder group including Reservoir, Drilling & Completions, Projects (Developments and Exploration and Appraisal), Operations, Logistics, Contracts and Procurement, Maintenance (incl. shutdowns), Technical Services and HSE. We are therefore looking for someone with strong stakeholder engagement skills, can prioritise time and resources, thrives in a deadline driven environment, and who can demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset. 


In return we offer great career experiences, colleagues, and employee benefits such as volunteer leave, retail and corporate discounts, and wellbeing and development initiatives.  Your work will make a difference as you impact in the delivery of key oil and gas projects within a growth organisation. For information on our Employee Benefits check out our website careers page. 


For health and safety reasons the successful candidate will live within 1 hour of the Otway Gas Plant / Port Campbell. Domestic relocation support will be considered.


Beach is committed to improving gender diversity and Indigenous participation; we encourage all applications.

About the opportunity


Your new role will report into the Otway Maintenance Superintendent and be responsible for:

•    Developing and supporting the deployment of standard tools, processes, and procedures for planning.
•    Regular planning of activities in the 2 Year period, coordinating activities with stakeholders to meet readiness and improving plan quality, consistency, and compliance. This will include coordination and assurance of a smooth interface between the 30-day and 90-day asset plans. 
•    Monitoring performance of the 2 Year Integrated Planning meeting cycle using industry best practice tools and processes and issue monthly integrated plans across 2 Years.
•    Preparing and maintaining work packs/ work order content and ordering parts, relevant to support scheduling priorities and maintenance technician needs.
•    Ensuring timely scheduling of maintenance activities via production of a weekly schedule and communicating foreseeable scheduling issues. 
•    Capturing and track actions from Integrated Planning meetings and ensure addressed in a timely manner and commensurate with risk.
•    Supporting the production forecasting and choke modelling process, by working with the relevant operated assets and the functions to develop up to date integrated plans for input to annual production forecast and quarterly re-forecasting process.
•    Improving health, safety, environment, and quality and reducing operational risks through shared Integrated Planning learning / practices.
•    Assisting in development of competencies and training information in support of Beach employees and Integrated Planning process.
•    Long term optimisation of CMMS planned maintenance for activities within the 2 Year planning horizon.
•    Developing and optimising preventative maintenance routines, standard jobs and bills of materials.
•    Ensuring non-compliant equipment, particularly safety critical equipment, is reported immediately.
•    Ensuring all Beach Energy HSE requirements, contracting conditions, and regulatory conditions are adhered to and complied with.
•    Driving continuous improvement in scheduling performance and systems.

Selection Criteria


•    Experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, refinery, or chemical processing
•    Close interactions with senior management roles
•    Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
•    Demonstrated planning and scheduling experience
•    Demonstrated risk analysis and process development
•    Strong team player with ability to coach and support
•    Can manage competing deadlines and prioritise
•    Familiar with Australian and international industry standards relating to the oil and gas industry


•    SAP experience 

About Beach


Beach Energy is a proud Australian oil and gas company with a strong pioneering history. Formed in 1961 and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1962, Beach Energy is an oil and gas exploration and production company that has grown to become Australia’s largest onshore oil producer with a major gas business having operations in South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland and New Zealand.


Our portfolio of strategically located oil and gas assets positions us for further growth. Beach Energy’s sensitive approach to the environment, commitment to supporting the communities in which we operate, and sponsorship of local organisations all point to a thriving culture. We are committed to providing a diverse, satisfying and fulfilling workplace for all of our people. We value Safety, Creativity, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork.


Further information can be found on our website:- http://www.beachenergy.com.au/ 


Please follow the link and upload your resume.


Applications close on 24 January 2022.


This is an outstanding career opportunity with a leading Oil and Gas ASX Listed Company, enjoy an exceptional work environment within a highly experienced team in a highly respected and progressive company.