Analyst-Manufacturing Execution System (MES) (12months fixed term)

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time, Fixed Term

Job category

Operations, Processing, Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

12 February 2020

Date closing

25 February 2020 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. Come and be a part of this success. Olympic Dam has an advanced, integrated Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for the capture of critical production data required to measure and report production performance. Data is captured from Plant Control Systems, Laboratory Information Systems and other systems. After calculation and validation processes have occurred relevant information is then reported via custom Web reports. Your role will be to provide (MES) administration and support, as well as oversee change control and governance functions.

About the role

This position is a fixed 12 month term and offers flexibility of a base in either Adelaide, Roxby Downs or FIFO to Olympic Dam on a Monday-Friday roster. In this role you will:
  • Comply to and consistently follow the standards and procedures designed to enable you to work safely and effectively every day
  • Translate plant process methodologies and flows into key metrics (new addition)
  • Liaise with internal and external system support personnel as required 
  • Liaise with users of the PIMS to gain feedback
  • Overview testing of development work to ensure thoroughness
  • Manage changes within the systems, Tags, calculations, report modifications / new
  • Troubleshoot and resolve PIMS issues promptly
  • Monitor system performance to ensure high system availability
  • Run Validation processes for various sets of calculation
  • Budget / Forecast data uploads
  • Field system change requests and provide advice to the business
  • Build cross-functional relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

About You

  • Proven commitment to look after your own wellbeing and the confidence to speak up when others put themselves in harm’s way
  • Relevant technical tertiary qualifications preferred, but not essential
  • Basic metallurgical process understanding considered advantageous
  • Experience with SSRS (SQL server reporting service) desirable (coding/programming experience not required)
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, as well as proactive communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Honeywell MES applications operation experience preferred, but not essential
  • Historian experience across various applications (not limited to Honeywell only), preferably Honeywell or Pi
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel skills (VBA), preferred but not essential
  • Familiarity with SQL data manipulation methods
  • Comfortable working with data and highly capable of working with stakeholders, formulating meaningful business cases and influencing decisions
  • Well-developed analytical and critical assessment skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

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. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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