Maintenance and Reliability Planner

Job No: QENOS22
Location: Altona

  • Manufacturing/Industrial sector
  • Competitive salary, training and development available
  • Become part of an industry leader

Here at Qenos, we seek the industry’s strongest technical and mechanical minds and offer them the opportunity to become part of a leading plastics manufacturer.   Qenos manufactures the raw materials used in thousands of household, consumer and industrial products. We transform our natural resources into life’s essentials. As Australia’s leading plastics manufacturing company, Qenos is a value driven organisation committed to its people, safety, customers and the environment. With a reputation for excellence and innovation in the chemical sector, Qenos offers employees the opportunity to work with a world-class operation dedicated to the development and growth of its employees.


In this role as Maintenance Planner, you will work within the Maintenance & Reliability team of our Resins manufacturing plant based in Altona and be exposed to one of Australia’s most widely recognised brands. Your key responsibilities will include detailing, planning and scheduling maintenance activities for the Resins plant to enable timely, safe and cost effective execution of all required maintenance. You will deliver plant reliability through continuous improvement initiatives, strong financial controls and a wealth of technical expertise for both day-to-day and plant shutdowns.


Our top priority is to ensure you are able to demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude with a strong enthusiasm for, and commitment to safety, which is paramount to the Qenos culture. We will also require you to display the following skills and competencies:


  • Scope & plan all new work in SAP
  • Report maintenance performance measures
  • Organise supplementary labour, equipment and parts as required
  • Lead the planning and scheduling process
  • Initiate reliability improvements and maintenance strategy reviews
  • Optimising maintenance plans & schedules for efficiency
  • Manage fixed cost spend against business plan
  • Provide technical support in areas of expertise (including SAP and planning)
  • Manage the key role of SAP PM & Scheduling Software Coordinator
  • Participate in audits and SHE reviews
  • Lead/participate/facilitate safe work reviews for maintenance activities
  • Demonstrate leadership within maintenance or planning role. Previous experience will be looked upon favourably


If you believe you have what it takes to take to succeed in this role you will be rewarded with a dedicated training program, excellent remuneration and conditions, and an opportunity for significant career development within our business or other BlueStar subsidiary organisations. The role will require your undivided commitment to safety and safe work practices and your dedication to the development and adoption of sound maintenance and reliability standards and practices.


Qenos is an Equal Opportunity Employer that supports a diverse workplace culture. If you are looking for a flexible and rewarding environment where diversity is valued and encouraged, please apply today.

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About Qenos

Qenos is Australia’s exclusive manufacturer of polyethylene and a valued supplier of a diverse range of specialty polymers. These are the essential inputs that are indispensable to our local industries such as food and beverage, construction, mining and energy, agriculture and water conservation, plus many more.

These industries deliver products Australians rely on every day, thanks to the ingenious transformation of naturally occurring resources by the Qenos team.