Scheduler – Cellhouse Project-Fixed Term (30 months)

Location: Hobart

Nyrstar Australia value adds to Australia’s minerals producing refined zinc, lead, copper and other precious metals used in  the manufacture of products that are critical to everyday life. They’ve been doing it for 130 years and with investment in new technology their contribution is will continue for generations to come.

About the Role:

Nyrstar Australia’s Hobart zinc smelter is one of the world’s largest zinc smelters in terms of production volume, focusing on high-value added products. This modern and automated Cellhouse uses global best practice technology to replace the existing Electrolysis Plant to support continued, sustainable and safe production. This is a fantastic opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Project Scheduler for the length of the project. This position reports to the Project Control Lead and is responsible for the preparation and management of the integrated master schedule including schedule control and progress measurement reporting.

Skills & Experience:

  • Management of a large schedule with numerous interdependencies including contractors, vendors, site production and stakeholders.
  • Management of the critical path to optimise project duration and cost.
  • Establishing reliable and consistent processes to obtain timely and accurate feedback from contractors and stakeholders.
  • Financial understanding with knowledge of cost management, especially with project scheduling tools  and spreadsheets.
  • Extensive experience in project controls and time/schedule management with a high level of competency in MS Project and Primevera P6.
  • Experience in engineering and construction with a preference for heavy industrial sector experience.
  • High-level written communication skills including creating reports and general correspondence.  
  • Ability to build productive relationships with a range of stakeholders. 
  • Be practical and have a hands on and action oriented approach.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a self-directed manner and have the ability to be flexible and deal effectively with change.

Working at Nyrstar: 

The Nyrstar Australia story is about 1,300 people who work with ingenuity and passion across our sites in Hobart and Port Pirie in South Australia to produce and supply metals including Lead, Zinc, Silver and Copper.

The team in Hobart has a special relationship with the city and state and for generations they have been part of the development of high-quality products that have been critical to the manufacture of products across the world. Right now, the products produced are important to the world’s transition to a low carbon future.

Nyrstar’s global expertise together with its local experience helps it to continuously improve its performance and secure leading health, safety and environmental outcomes for their communities and people.

Nyrstar is committed to creating a healthy and safe work environment and building a culture that inspires their employees to work respectfully together as a team. They aim to be responsible, reliable and consistent in performance and offer employees opportunities for growth, development and career advancement.

How to Apply:

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Nyrstar respects and values the diversity of their people and believes our differences strengthen our business. Nyrstar Hobart is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a culturally diverse and gender equal workplace, where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

Nyrstar Hobart has a ‘Clean Shave’ Policy. Most facial hair is not permitted on site. Regular health screening, including blood tests, is part of their commitment to keeping the workforce safe and is a condition of employment.

All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically excluded from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Please note, you must be eligible to work in Australia without restriction.