Indigenous Opportunities | IROC Controller | Coal

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Date published

10 January 2020

Date closing

26 January 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.

About the role

IROC – it pays to look at the bigger picture

BHP Coal Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC) is a well-established state-of-the-art control operations facility encompassing our coal asset operations located across Central Queensland and New South Wales. 

Bringing together a dynamic, driven and diverse team in the Brisbane CBD has allowed us to create an environment of inclusion, innovation and integrity in order to lead our business into the future. Working collaboratively with our mining operations we strive to contribute and continuously improve the performance and outcomes of our business.

Why join?

This is a prime opportunity to be part of a world class control centre, in return you will be rewarded with an exciting and challenging career path, an attractive remuneration package including employee share scheme, employer matched super contribution and a performance-based bonus scheme.

This role is a great opportunity for you to take advantage of our flexible work arrangements which offer work/life balance - this may include flexible working hours or job sharing arrangements.

About the Role

As a Controller you will be responsible for working with our site operation teams and ensuring the effective execution of the daily plan whilst aligning with the Charter Values.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Controlling a Fleet Management system for operations. You will constantly interact with our onsite teams and with other controllers to provide stable control to our operations;

  • Managing and optimising mining fleets whilst maintaining an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development. Responsible for day to day delivery of production targets for our asset operations;

  • Developing effective and positive relationships with site and within your team with a focus on continuous improvement. You will have the opportunity to showcase innovative ideas whilst fostering a culture of best practice amongst your team and the business. 

About You

You come from a work environment where you like taking ownership and delivering to timeframes within a workplace. You are able to prioritise and time manage multiple requests from a variety of different workgroups or areas of our operations. You are a motivated individual who likes to build relationships with others and work collaboratively to achieve desired outcomes. You have experience in following plans and processes in order to deliver results. You are adaptable and have good attention to detail. You can demonstrate strong computer skills and be open to learning new systems.

Experience in a large scale control room environment or in a mining related industry is NOT essential as we are looking to encourage individuals from all industries and backgrounds. Training will be provided to ensure you are developed and successful in these roles.

You have the capacity and ability to work rostered work patterns, and travel to site if necessary.

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 this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of these positions is intended to constitute an equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD).

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). For more information about our RAP, please visit our website.
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