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Reliability Principal

LocationBrisbane, QLD
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:3 days ago
Job no: FJ7CD
Category: Operations

Rollingstock Reliability Principal

  • Take ownership of Rollingstock Reliability for our Intermodal business
  • Permanent opportunity open to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, or Brisbane locations.

About us

Pacific National (PN) is the largest private provider of diversified rail freight services in Australia. We haul a variety of freight including coal, intermodal containers, steel, and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the region’s economy, businesses and households running. We are a company built on solid foundations and we are incredibly proud of the essential role we continue to play supporting Australia’s supply chain. At Pacific National, we take great pride in delivering our best every day and have a relentless focus on customer service and place safety above all else.

We operate nationally with approximately 3,500 staff in over 90+ sites across Australia. We respect and care for the communities in which we operate and continue to evolve our community engagement and strengthen relationships through partnerships and investment. We are focused on reducing the carbon emissions of our business, while also enabling the reduction of carbon emissions in the broader supply chain to support the National targets.

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager Reliability Engineering and Train Dynamics, this position will have key accountability for the provision of Reliability Engineering support to various teams within our Intermodal business.

The purpose of the Reliability Principal is to improve reliability and availability of the rollingstock fleet, while reducing maintenance costs in line with reliability-centred maintenance principles and using condition monitoring techniques.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Technical expert in Failure Mode, Effect and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Reliability-Centred Maintenance (RCM) and Condition Monitoring
  • Provide frontline support to Maintenance Execution teams on reliability investigations
  • Key reference for leading practices in utilising condition monitoring processes to improve efficiencies and safety
  • Develop reliability improvement scopes of work and programmes for improvement to fleet performance
  • Monitor in-service incidents across the business to identify, classify, trend and report on reliability incidents

About You

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate a solid Engineering background in rail or other heavy industry.

High-level communication ability is essential, with verbal, written and interpersonal skills integral to success in this role. You will need to demonstrate proven relationship management strengths, with clear evidence of your ability to build successful stakeholder relationships. In this position you must be available to travel inter and intra state as required.

In addition, you’ll be expected to demonstrate:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical, Electrical or Condition Monitoring-related Engineering or other relevant discipline and or;
  • Proven industry experience in maintenance and reliability engineering and/or condition monitoring of equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of FMECA, RCM and Condition Monitoring; and
  • Background in heavy industry, transport, rail, avionics, or other related industries essential.

The benefits

At Pacific National we value diversity, inclusion and the contribution of each team member. Our values underpin our commitment to create an inclusive culture where everyone is accepted and valued for who they are, enabling everyone to bring their authentic selves to work.

When you join the Pacific National team, you’ll be encouraged to take ownership of your career and we’ll be there to support you with a range of exciting initiatives including:

  • Industry leading programs focussed on your growth and career development
  • Paid parental leave up to 12 weeks for primary carers after 12 months service
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements (subject to business needs)
  • A focus on your mental health and wellbeing through our PeerConnect program
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, administered by Benestar, offering confidential counselling services for employees and their eligible family members, paid for by us at no cost to you
  • Access to Unmind, a digital platform that gives you access to tools, training and exercises that will support your mental wellbeing
  • Discounted fitness and wellbeing benefits with membership to WhereFit, our wellbeing benefits partner
  • Novated leasing and discounts on selected health insurance funds, travel, retail brands, vehicles and more.

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for women, and you can visit our Work180 page Pacific National | WORK180 Endorsed Employer to find out more including a list of all of our benefits and policies. 

We are seeking applicants who share our values: Make it simple, Share More, Kindness, Gratitude, Curiosity, and Own it. These values help us achieve strong connections with everyone we work with and play an important part in motivating us all to do our best work.

Do you need reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process?

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please outline at the time of your application.

Closing date

Applications close 5th August 2024.

Next steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

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

To find out more about Pacific National, our benefits and opportunities we offer, visit our careers page: www.pacificnational.com.au/careers           

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of​ the land on which we work, live and rail.​ We pay respect to Elders past, present and future and to the​ continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices​ of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  • Published on 21 Jul 2024, 8:51 AM