We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

Maintenance Superintendent

About the Unit

Yara´s knowledge, products and solutions grow farmers’, distributors’ and industrial customers’ businesses profitably and responsibly, while protecting the earth’s resources, food and environment. Our fertilizers, crop nutrition programs and technologies increase yields, improve product quality and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Our industrial and environmental solutions improve air quality by reducing emissions from industry and transportation, and serve as key ingredients in the production of a wide range of goods. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors and societies. Founded in 1905 to solve emerging famine in Europe, today, Yara has a worldwide presence, with close to 13,000 employees and sales to about 160 countries.


An opportunity exists for an experienced Maintenance Superintendent for a residential position based in Karratha, Western Australia. The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for leading a team of Engineers, Planners, Coordinators and indirectly responsibility for Technicians to execute preventative and corrective maintenance on site. The Maintenance Superintendent will support the Maintenance Manager in developing the Maintenance teams competence ensuring a fully operational and skilled team, prepared for routine operations, emergencies, start-ups, shutdowns and projects.


• Degree qualification in Engineering • Member of Institute of Engineers Australia (MIEAust) • Minimum of 10 years within a position in the chemical/petrochemical industry, preferably in an Ammonia or Methanol Plant or Fertilizer/Technical Ammonia Nitrate production environment. • Minimum 5 years demonstrated supervisory/management experience • Strong SAP skills are a distinct advantage and Intermediate/Advanced MS Office suite experience • Team player, self-motivated, adaptable and committed. • Must be fluent in English, written and oral

Additional Information

This position is residential to Karratha, housing and relocation assistance is offered. We reserve the right to close this advertisement before the closing date. Applicants must have Australian work rights Please see more information on Yara International at www.yara.com.au