Lead Maintenance Conversions | Autonomous Haulage | Goonyella Riverside

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Date published

29 November 2019

Date closing

08 December 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

About the Project
BHP is committed to investing in our operations, our people and communities to ensure we have the right technology, skills, and culture we need to succeed and excel in the future.  
Following the successful roll-out of our first fully autonomous haul truck fleet at Jimblebar in late 2017,
The General Manager of Goonyella Riverside Mine site recently made the decision to implement autonomous haulage.
AHA is looking for a Conversion lead to coordinate the mobile equipment conversion works at Goonyella Riverside Mine.

About the Opportunity 

Reporting to Superintendent Maintenance East Coast, this role is responsible for set up of the site infrastructure to suit the conversion works which are anticipated in late February 2020. Once the conversion works are underway you will manage all aspects of the contracts with each vendor involved and the BHP project team who directly report to you. Your team will consist of Crew supervisors, Maintenance Analysis and Improvement and Maintenance Planning. Safe execution of the works and compliance to plan will be the primary focus. It is expected you will attend all required site and project meetings relating to safety, performance and cost.  

Using your well-developed communication and engagement skills, building strong relationships and collaborating with Original Equipment Manufacturers, third party vendors and colleagues will be the key to success in this role.

You will be part of a wider autonomous haulage delivery team for Goonyella Riverside that will deliver in pit and civil infrastructure, complete training programs, site safety and health management system updates and organizational change throughout the autonomous haulage deployment onsite site. This team will be further supported from Brisbane based functional and autonomous haulage streams. This role is site based.

See a short video sharing our Jimblebar experience. Click here.

About You

We are seeking applications from highly motivated individuals with:
  • Familiarity with open cut mining operations with a background in Maintenance Execution Role, Analysis & Improvement or Reliability Engineering
  • Autonomous haulage experience within the Mobile Maintenance environments highly regarded
  • Experience building trusted relationships with Original Equipment Manufacturers in design and installations
  • Comfortable with change, and the ability to adapt in a fluid working environment
  • Demonstrated project management skills couples with experience developing effective documents, presentations and reports
  • Ability to influence and manage stakeholder in a complex environment
  • 1SAP experience advantageous

What we offer you
At BHP, we will provide you an environment to:
• be autonomous and support (you) to use initiative;
• be accountable and performance driven;
• work flexibly with a focus on outcomes, not hours;
• problem-solve collaboratively together;
• activate your improvement mindset, experimentation and agile learning;
• be part of a unique large scale fast past project that will enable you to gain expertise in Komatsu. systems;
• opportunity to develop a career within your expertise or in other area of the business such as technology, production functional roles just to name a few.

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.  #LI
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