Reliability Engineer (Mechanical) | WAIO | Port Hedland | Residential or FIFO | 5:2 / 4:3

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, Processing

Date published

29 November 2019

Date closing

15 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

Reporting to the Senior Reliability Engineer at Finucane Island in Port Hedland, the Reliability Engineer will identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations.  Responsibilities within this role include:

  • Tracking production losses and abnormally high maintenance cost assets and identify improvement opportunities;
  • Managing risk to the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives in the areas of environmental health and safety, asset capability, quality and production;
  • Working closely with the project engineering team to ensure adherence to the life cycle asset management process throughout the entire life cycle of new assets;
  • Supporting operation and maintenance in managing and troubleshooting for Fixed Plant Mechanical equipment.

About You

You will be an enthusiastic, driven and Degree qualified (Mechanical Engineering) Individual with highly developed written and verbal communication skills. You are a valued team player with the ability to work collaboratively with others in order to deliver key outcomes focused around safety, process optimisation, improvements and down time elimination. In addition, exposure to the following would be highly advantageous: 
  • High level understanding of RCA methodologies and their application.
  • Understanding of FMECA / FMEA and its application.
  • Understanding of bulk material handling process equipment
  • Understanding of Work Management Budget development
  • Understanding of Project management skills
  • Understanding of 6-Sigma and lean manufacturing application
  • Understanding of Delay Accounting and 1SAP work management processes and systems

Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages include; a fully equipped gym, TV lounge and games rooms. All rooms at the villages have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

Remuneration and Benefits
Join us and be rewarded with interesting, challenging work in a supportive team culture. Develop skills for life whilst enjoying access to benefits including; incentive bonus, award winning share scheme, education assistance and generous superannuation scheme. As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave.

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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