Maintenance Administrator

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Sims Group Limited

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Maintenance Administrator

Job ID: 13209
Job Views: 19
Location: Port Hedland
Post Code: 6721
Category: Administration & Office Support, Trades & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 05/07/2024


Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

Job Requirements:

Your new role

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced administrator to work for the WA Maintenance team, based in Port Hedland.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will facilitate the running of preventative and breakdown maintenance systems, as well as purchase order management.

You will be rewarded with ongoing mentoring opportunities, working for a sustainable growing business in a supportive and friendly team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the State Engineer and Maintenance Supervisor both onsite and across WA when required.
  • Raise purchase orders to maintain stores stock/parts levels and ensure required orders are purchased in a timely and cost – effective manner.
  • Ensure accurate maintenance records for various plant servicing. requirements are maintained by collating and entering the data into MEX and the appropriate excel files.
  • Ensure all legislative requirements are fulfilled in relation to plant and equipment, by organizing and recording inspections and results, and following up on any action required.
  • Generate and maintain preventative maintenance schedules and standard jobs for fixed and mobile plant/equipment.
  • Assist the Engineer with maintaining and organizing training sessions for all Maintenance staff.
  • Manage and monitor maintenance software for all Port Hedland site.

Essential Criteria:

  • High administration skills,
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, in a medium to large-scale team.
  • Ability to build rapport, with a high customer service ethos.
  • A self-motivated approach, you will enjoy influencing positive outcomes in a fast-paced environment.

Desirable criteria:

  • Previous experience with SAP and MEX
  • Previous experience in a maintenance/ scrap metal recycling industry

Why Sims? 

  • Join an environmentally conscious company recognized as the most sustainable corporation in 2024 on Corporate Knights' Global 100 index. We are dedicated to ecologically sound practices, minimizing waste, and protecting the environment.
  • BUPA Discounts: Access exclusive health insurance discounts for you and your loved ones.
  • Parental Leave: Gain the opportunity to dedicate time and receive comprehensive support for both primary and secondary caregivers.
  • Access exclusive superannuation sessions tailored to enhance your understanding and management of superannuation benefits, providing valuable insights and support for your financial well-being.
  • Novated Lease: Enjoy tax-effective vehicle leasing, providing both convenience and savings.
  • Prioritise your mental and emotional well-being with confidential counselling and support services through our tailored EAP program.

How to Apply:


Click "Apply" and upload your cover letter and resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications Close

Thursday 18th July , 11:00pm AWST


“At Sims Metal Management together we are a diverse group of employees who are supported by our Equal Opportunity Policy, which values the benefits of our talented workforce. Working together we achieve our goals and contribute to our core values of Safety, Integrity, Respect, Transparency, Excellence and Social Responsibility”


"Sims Metal acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live and gives respect to their Elders both past, present, and emerging."