Superintendent - Planning

Job no: 978207
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Lihir Operations - Lihir Island - PNG


We are looking for an experienced Planning Superintendent to lead the planning and Improvement teams to optimise performance in the Asset Management department.

Reporting directly to the Manager – Asset Management you will provide technical support and improvements in the maintenance function, including strategic decision making and execution.

As the Superintendent - Planning, you will also be responsible for:

  • The Site Maintenance Planning System (SAP) and associated systems, standards, and guides
  • Delivering Asset Management Std AM-STA-0001 elements AM E3 Asset Tactics, AM E8 Work Management and AM E11 Materials Management
  • Providing planning, scoping and work pack development service to the AM Dept Asset Superintendents (Crushing, Grinding, AC’s, T&T’s, E&I, Services)
  • Providing planning, scoping and work pack development service to the Shut Down Superintendents

This is a Residential position based at our world class facility at Lihir Island in Papua New Guinea. Relocation assistance will be provided for the successful candidate.


Located in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, Lihir offers both residential and fly in fly out opportunities (role dependent). Our site offers a range of facilities including a medical clinic, the international primary school for residential families and the Lihir Sports and Social Club with its varied sporting activities and popular bar and bistro.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will have significant maintenance planning experience with the ability and drive to lead a multinational team in a technically challenging environment. Along with your impeccable approach to safety, you will have sound analytical and problems solving skills with well-developed written and oral communication.

The ability to lead and inspire, along with your passion for coaching and mentoring are crucial to your success. Our ideal candidate will be tertiary qualified with experience in Asset Management and Planning roles.

Whilst not essential, leadership experience within PNG or other developing countries will be highly regarded.

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Applications close on Wednesday 31st July 2019. Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

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Applications close: West Pacific Standard Time

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