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Maintenance Supervisor

Date Published:  18-Nov-2021
Employment Type:  Employee

The CBH Gup is Australia’s largest co-operative and a leader in the Australian grain industry, with operations which extend along the value chain and include grain storage, handling, transport, marketing, and processing. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment for our people, with a strong culture of developing and enhancing our employees’ capabilities. We invite you to become part of a dynamic, diverse organisation with a bright future. 

We are currently looking for a hands-on Maintenance Supervisor to join our team at our Kwinana Grain Terminal on a working Monday to Friday on a full-time, permanent basis. 


Working in a fast-paced environment, you will be responsible for leading a team of trades that  execute all maintenance work within the Kwinana Grain Terminal.  This will include, but is not limited to all Engineering activities, repair, planning, reporting and modifications. 


Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the key deliverables for the role are:  

  • Supervise & support a diverse Maintenance team consisting of fitters, fabricators, scaffolders, rope access & civil work crews. 

  • Provide direct leadership and guidance to the trades personnel, including personnel performance review and development.  

  • Work closely with the Maintenance Planner to prioritise work requests and develop the weekly maintenance schedules.  

  • Support the maintenance team and contractors to execute the schedules safely and in a disciplined manner, ensuring that maintenance activities are recorded consistently and accurately in a timely manner.  

  • Monitor and drive strict adherence to maintenance work management principles (schedule loading, percent planned work, adherence to schedule, number of breakdowns etc) 

  • Contribute to the development and improvement of preventive maintenance plans 

  • Mobilise resources to respond to equipment related plant stoppages as quickly and safely as possible with minimum impact to the weekly maintenance schedule 


Our ideal candidate is a result driven individual who has the desire to work collaboratively to achieve great outcomes, along with: 

  • Mechanical trade qualification and relevant industry experience  

  • Strong safety focus with an understanding of and health legislation and its application 

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach, mentor and develop a team.   

  • Able to demonstrate excellent time management and planning skills 

  • Ability to set maintenance work management and execution standards, and to hold teams and contractors to these standards. 

  • Experience with computer based planned maintenance systems and procedures. 

  • A understanding of budgets and cost management is advantageous 

  • SAP experience essential 

  • MSIC Clearance beneficial 

  • Experience in Civil Structural & Wharf/Marine maintenance beneficial 


What we offer 

CBH offer a range of employee focused benefits aimed at ensuring a healthy work life balance, including: 

  • A lifestyle friendly roster so that you can strike a good balance in both work and life commitments 

  • A culture that values safety, innovation, diversity and our people!   

  • Ongoing training and professional development to support your growth and achieve your goals 

  • 13-weeks paid parental leave available regardless of gender and which can be taken in a flexible way to suit unique family needs.   

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Corporate employee discounts including automotive, travel, health insurance funds and financial services  

  • Length of Service Recognition program 

  • Employee assistance program 


We’d love to hear from you 

If this opportunity excites you and you can confidently meet a number of the requirements, we encourage you to submit your application. 


Applications close Friday, 3 December. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications are received prior 


To find out more about working with CBH visit or via Linkedin Alternatively, to speak to a member of our People and Culture team, please contact (08) 9237 9589. 

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