Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planner

Thales Group | eagle farm, QLD, AU

Posted 5 days ago

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We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.

Why work for Thales Australia?

  • Work with a purpose – our Protected Vehicle Business is delivering enhanced capability to life saving Protected Vehicle Platforms

  • Competitive salary package, exclusive employee discounts (Global Gym) and excellent progressive leave policies

  • Work from our location in Eagle Farm, Brisbane – parking on-site, good coffee machines, positive work environment

  • Most importantly - be a part of a positive team culture that take pride in their work

  • About the role

    At our Maintenance Facility in Eagle Farm, we support our key products which include the Bushmaster and Hawkei through continual through-life support projects. These projects include survivability enhancement kits, engineering support services and general maintenance services.

    With an unrivalled passion for what we do, our support operations are pivotal to the ongoing success of both our Bushmaster and Hawkei platforms.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning and scheduling servicing and maintenance activities in support of Bushmaster assets, both within our Service Centre facilities and at Forward Repair Service Sites

  • Supporting the Maintenance Planning Lead in the coordination of work activities, focusing on improvements to quality and continuous improvement activity

  • Regularly reporting on key data, providing commentary and monitoring variances to provide proactive insights in relation to overall planning and scheduling tasks

  • Generating creative work solutions and troubleshooting potential issues that may impact broader business operations

  • Maintaining a high level of communication with all relevant internal and external stakeholders to develop and maintain effective working relationships

  • How about you?

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or trade background and/or demonstrated experience in a similar planning/scheduling role, ideally within a similar organisation/environment

  • Strong understanding of maintenance planning and scheduling ideally coupled with a demonstrated knowledge of Defence repair and support processes and practices

  • Well-developed Microsoft Excel skills, and working knowledge of MS Project an advantage

  • Those with previous experience in the use of MILIS will be viewed favourably

  • Good to Know
    If you are keen to join an organisation that is all about ‘building a future we can all trust’, click the ‘Apply’ button or for a confidential chat to #say hi, please contact Marita Beus via email at

    You’ll get an email acknowledgement after you’ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.

    As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit –

    International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

    Prior to offer you’ll complete a pre-employment police and medical check. Thales also complies with current public health orders in place and as such you may be requested to provide your COVID-19 vaccination record.

    Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

    We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more on how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: .

    Wellbeing matters at Thales, and where possible we encourage flexible working.