Senior Planner

Country/Region:  AU
City:  Perth
Job ID:  1694

About Us


Fortescue is both a proud West Australian company and a global green solutions business. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives.

Our Opportunity


Work Location: Chichester Hub – Christmas Creek; Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine is located on the traditional lands of the Nyiyaparli people.


Roster: 8D6R ex Perth


Reporting to the OPF Planning and Shutdown Superintendent, the Senior Planner will be responsible for managing Planning and Material logistic Coordinators, within duration and budget.

Responsible for performing advanced professional planning duties, including conducting advanced planning studies, research and analyses; oversees the most complex development projects, master plan and development code amendments, policy/ordinance development and project administration.

Key Responsibilities


  • Managing planning team to ensure shutdown work orders are processed and planned to a high standard.
  • Ensuring all master data meets work management standards.
  • Tracking and Reporting on Notifications, Work Orders and Completion Rates
  • Define and implement Work Management Process that best suits operating philosophy
  • Working closely with the Engineering and Execution teams to ensure Strategies are correct.
  • Strategies for our Shutdowns and Weekly
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Reviewing Purchase Requisitions
  • Strong focus on Safety is a must.
  • A strong understanding of FMG values, procedures, and processes.
  • Understand and coach planning best practices.
  • Develop ad hoc reports for leadership team

Qualifications and Experience


  • Strong Master Data change experience
  • Proven Process development and implementation experience
  • Strong understanding of Fixed Plant maintenance processes
  • Strong understanding of Work Management Processes
  • Strong SAP experience
  • Good public speaking skills
  • Managing a budget
  • Facilitate and present at meetings.

Our Commitment


Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 


Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.