Retail & Commercial Co-ordinator - Leinster - Nickel West

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

13 May 2019

Date closing

20 May 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

About Nickel West

  Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About the role

  • Ideal business leadership role for a degree qualified professional to manage small town retail businesses
  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
  • Family friendly roster 5 days on/3 days off, 4 nights on/2 days off roster – FIFO or Residential
 Reporting to the Superintendent of Non-Process Infrastructure (NPI), this dynamic role will oversee the operations of the supermarket, tavern, bistro and cafe in the Leinster town.  The role will enable you to work with our contracting partner to ensure services suit the town needs, are professional quality and responsive to the business needs.

This role will be accountable for safety, satisfying community needs and overall profitability of the retail services. A key aspect of the role will be operating as a small business and hence maintaining budgets, financial records and business plans.

Leinster is a Nickel West owned and operated township that we manage internally and hence you will join a thriving and dynamic team at site and be a key member amongst a group that drive for best practice, simplicity and quality.

About You

  • Experience in operating within a Retail establishment, preferably in a supermarket or hospitality industry;
  • Experience in running, maintaining financials and analyzing of budgets for a Retail establishment;
  • Health and Safety management of retail operations;
  • Ability to run procurement, retail pricing and inventory management;
  • Experience in ensuring high levels of customer service and product quality; and
  • Degree qualification in business, accounting or commerce desirable.
As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.  

Nickel West Leinster

Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.  The operation sources nickel ore from the Perseverance Underground Mine and Cliffs Underground Mine before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate.  The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with all the modern conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, race-course and even an 18 hole golf course.  As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Leinster.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with competitive remuneration package, including share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks of paid parental leave, performance based bonuses and a great working environment.
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