Maintenance Planner

Bis Industries

Bis is seeking a qualified Maintenance Planner to join our Karara operation. Immediate start - permanent role!

  • Join an evolving, reputable international mining services company
  • You'll enjoy a high level of influence and autonomy
  • FIFO - 8/6 roster (ex Perth)
At Bis we support and encourage everyone to think differently, get involved and create solutions that deliver exceptional results every day. We offer many benefits to our employees and support them to learn, grow and to reach our shared goals. Our progress is made through the efforts, contributions and development of our people working in a high performing and agile culture.

Bis is seeking a qualified Maintenance Planner to join our Karara operation to oversee the workshop crew and to ensure that a preventative maintenance schedule is developed, implemented and adhered to.
The role is based at our Karara operation (about 2 hours east of Geraldton), based on an 8 and 6 FIFO roster, reporting to the Site Manager.
We’re looking for reliable people with a solid commitment to working safely, are driven to achieve and enjoy contributing to our team’s success.

In this role, you will: 
  • Plan and schedule corrective and preventive maintenance activities by task and priority through work orders on the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS);
  • Prepare work packages for all planned maintenance activities inclusive of repetitive maintenance;
  • Manage work orders, documentation, parts consumed and asset history within the CMMS;
  • Obtain parts quotes, raise requisitions and update site registers;
  • Manage spare parts and the alignment between the maintenance team and stock on site;
  • Raise BOM’s for regular maintenance works;
  • Coordinate daily as well as weekly planning meetings related with maintenance;
  • Create schedules and Gantt charts for planned shutdowns;
  • Coordinate plant-wide shutdowns;
  • Record and report on availability, downtime and performance on the fixed and mobile equipment;
  • Obtain Supplier quotes for services and schedule site works;
  • Manage (in conjunction with Perth Assets) repairs to machinery and components off site;
  • Provide technical assistance for supporting entire on-site maintenance activities; and
  • Train employees on how to use the CMMS.
Benefits at Bis
We want to support your career development. We provide job security with long-term (and long standing) existing customer contracts.

Employee benefits which include:
  • Novated lease of Motor Vehicles;
  • Paid parental leave;
  • Bupa private health insurance corporate discounts;
  • Discounts on travel and accommodation (via Crown and Garuda Air);
  • Corporate discounts on motor vehicle purchases with Toyota (Osborne Park, WA);
  • Corporate discounts with Hertz Australia for car rental;
  • Education assistance;
  • Employee referral programs (up to $2500); and
  • Exceptional delivery awards and service recognition awards.
About You
  • Solid experience in fixed plant repair and maintenance;
  • Up to date mechanical knowledge with fixed plant equipment;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage people in a workshop environment;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of a CMMS;
  • Knowledge of WH&S regulations;
  • Ability to prioritise workload to minimise downtime of equipment;
  • Significant experience with JDE is advantageous;
  • Positive, proactive approach to safety;
  • Commitment to working as part of a team; and
  • Strong work ethic and a commitment to customer service.
Applicants will also be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol screening.
We’re looking for people who are ready to get to work and share our company values of: Zero Harm. Unity, Passion, Excellence and Relationships. 
Who is Bis?
Bis has been operating for over 100 years delivering logistics, materials handling, specialised equipment and consulting services to resource companies across Australia and Indonesia.  We also develop some pretty cool assets like Rexx, Razor and Auto-Mate. For more information, go to
At Bis we find the best solutions and inventive ways to improve while looking after the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, the communities we operate in and our environment. Our strong team focus enables us to solve problems for our customers while also providing a unique culture that is built on the valued contribution our people make, every day.    

We believe that the unique contributions of our people are the key to our success. To ensure we deliver the best possible solutions for our customers and our employees, we don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, or disability status.