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Asset Deployment Planner

About Us

Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail providers. We handle and haul millions of tonnes of agricultural and resource commodities, retail goods, manufacturing products, construction and other materials that keep the region's economy, businesses and households running.   We employ around 4000 people in over 100 sites across Australia. Join our team as we continue to strive to become market leaders in logistic services that connect businesses and their markets across Australia.

Integrated Planning Services is Pacific National’s integrated planning function established to deliver exceptional customer value and business outcomes by:

  • Improving labour and asset utilisation
  • Better utilisation of the scale of resources to manage demand and variability
  • Removing duplication in functions and standardising process where appropriate
  • Creating common support services across the rail businesses
  • Better influencing supplier and completive markets
  • Creating the capacity to win incremental work with reduced capital requirements.
  • Implementing common processes with quality systems to redefine work across the business
  • Broader application of functional excellence
  • Creating “One PN” face to all external stakeholders

The Opportunity

Join a exciting, innovative function within Pacific National and bring your asset planning  experience to an environment where you will be able to challenge the status quo and bring your new ideas to life.

Working as part of a dynamic, collaborative team, you will play an important role in planning our assets across our operations nationally to ensure optimal performance. The key objective of this role is to maximise asset utilisation whilst delivering the best quality of service to our customers keeping safety front of mind.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fostering effective engagement with the internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure efficient allocation of assets and alignment with labour scheduling and planning
  • Assessing access constraints to ensure optimum asset deployment
  • Analysing and implementing strategies that fully optimise asset and maintenance capabilities
  • Optimising efficiencies to deliver business value for our customers

About You

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving capability will see you achieve great success in this role.
  • Good stakeholder engagement and communications skills will also assist in delivering the right outcomes.
  • You are passionate about achieving results, have a high attention to detail, you are methodical yet flexible, and a team player who can work autonomously to meet tight deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Logistics experience and asset management experience is highly desirable.

This is an exciting opportunity for a go getter who is looking for an opportunity to make an impact in the rail industry.

The Benefits

Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development along with financial and non financial benefits, such as paid parental leave, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounts on health insurance, travel and more.

We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, People & Teamwork, Customer and Performance, and live these values through open and honest communications, personal accountability and respect.

We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.

Closing Date

Applications close on 23 November 2018. 

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about careers with us, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page            

Home Safely Everyday - Our top priority is getting you home to your family safely every day.

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Closing Date

Friday 23 November 2018

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