Fuel Supervisor

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

04 October 2019

Date closing

21 October 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. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a Supervisor within Supply’s Warehouse, Inventory and Logistics team with a primary geographical work focus at our Mt Whaleback and Jimblebar mine sites. The role can either be residential or fly in fly out (from Perth), and is on an 8 days on, six days off, 12 hours per day roster.The role is responsible for assisting in ensuring that all diesel tanks in the WA Iron Ore are safely replenished according to requirements, and so as to ensure continuity of diesel supply. The role will also be required to undertake critical control verifications for other aspects of BHP’s 3rd party logistics delivery operations at our WAIO and other Australian operations.In this role, you will be the primary point of contact in operating our Mt Whaleback diesel terminal and Jimblebar fuel-unloading spur to facilitate 24 hour diesel availability. This will include:
  • Standard ongoing operational activities such as tank dewatering, daily, weekly and monthly inspections, tank sampling, changing draw down tanks, etc;
  • Troubleshooting terminal operational issues and using SAP & liaising with Infrastructure maintainers to remedy issues;
  • Unloading diesel rail tanker cars at our Jimblebar and Mt Whaleback fuel unloading spurs;
  • Being a frontline point of contact in managing contractor deliverables within Supply’s span of control (including verifying and validating planned trucking delivery schedules);
  • Effective and accurate stock reconciliation between our various diesel recording and management systems, so as to ensure accurate and timely diesel stock allocations to plants and cost centres;
  • Complete various verifications that ensure our critical controls around transportation and specialised load/unload activities are in place and working.

About You

  • Strong problem solving skills in an operational and office based environment.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and frontline contractor management skills and experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and good experience in using the Microsoft office suite.
  • Experience in using the SAP suite.
  • Experience in hydrocarbon management and mining favoured but not essential.

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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