Fleet/Maintenance PlannerRichmond, AUS

You might know that our Mission is to solve our customers' most challenging problems across Space, Aeronautics and Mission critical systems to help safeguard Australia's future. What makes us really different, though, is that as part of one of the World's largest Defence organisations, we have access to capabilities and technology most can only imagine. And, here in Australia, we're growing so there are plenty of opportunities especially for those just starting out in their careers and looking for experience in a friendly, supportive and challenging environment. Here, everyone contributes and everyone matters!

Northrop Grumman Australia partners with the Royal Australian Air Force to provide through-life support for its fleet of C-27J Spartan Airlifter aircraft. The C-27J complements the Australian Defence Force's existing Air Mobility fleet and provides airlift of people, equipment and supplies to support Humanitarian Disaster Relief and crisis response in Australia and nearby regions.

Your Role:

Your primary responsibility will be to meticulously plan and coordinate maintenance activities for our diverse fleet. You'll collaborate with various departments to develop comprehensive maintenance schedules, ensuring optimal operational efficiency. This role demands a keen eye for detail as you assess maintenance needs, allocate resources, and implement strategies to minimize downtime.

As a crucial member of our team, you'll be tasked with continuously improving maintenance processes, identifying opportunities for efficiency gains and implementing best practices. Your role extends beyond routine planning; you'll also play a vital part in troubleshooting and resolving scheduling conflicts to maintain the integrity of our fleet operations.

About You:

You are a self-motivated individual with a passion for precision and a knack for independent problem-solving. Your experience in maintenance scheduling, coupled with a proven ability to develop and manage project schedules, will set you apart. The ideal candidate thrives in a dynamic environment, adapting quickly to evolving priorities while maintaining a focus on quality and accuracy.

An additional bonus will be your experience within the defence industry or the aviation sector or you may have held a similar role within, rail, transport or civil construction. Your familiarity with the unique challenges and requirements of these sectors will be an asset as you contribute to the success of our fleet maintenance planning team.

Join us and be part of a collaborative environment where your skills contribute to the reliability and longevity of our fleet.

What we Offer:

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development - further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Everyone Matters:

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. You will also need to satisfy police checks and employment screening.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.