Material Logistics Officer - Nickel West - Leinster

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

01 May 2019

Date closing

29 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

  • Family friendly 7days on 7 days off roster flying in and out of Perth
  • Nickel West value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment
  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
We are currently looking for and experienced Materials Logistic Officers to join our underground mobile maintenance team at Leinster.

Reporting to Underground Mobile Maintenance Supervisor you will be responsible for supporting the Maintenance teams with spares and materials through: procurement, material and spares identification, creation of vendor orders, expediting of approved goods and services, quarantining and reclaiming of stock items required for any urgent or planned maintenance, kitting and staging materials for planned weekly schedules, management of onsite consignment stock.

Other duties include:
  • Collaborating with Planners, Supervisors and Warehouse Officers in preparing and reviewing plans to ensure timely and successful execution of material requirements
  • Participating in a continuous improvement culture within maintenance
  • Ensure planned tasks have the required parts, managing purchase orders and stock item requests
  • Managing order confirmation, receipt and receivable of goods inwards
  • Assisting in developing, analysing and reporting forecast demand for parts, components and vendor services 

About You

  • Experience working within logistics or planning environments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel advantageous
  • Demonstrated competence with computer based ordering and procurement systems
  • Effective communication skills in order to present plans and ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to implement continuous improvement concepts and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work in accordance with safety policies.
  • Current full West Australian "C" class motor vehicle license or current equivalent Australian State motor vehicle license is a requirement of this role
  • Current Forklift (LF) High Risk Work License highly 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. Nickel West Leinster is a clean shaven and non-smoking site.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognize 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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