NPI FIFO Logistics | Indigenous Supervisor | Perth-based

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

06 June 2019

Date closing

20 June 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

We are looking for suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people looking to continue their career in mining at BHP.  At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

Indigenous Peoples are critical partners and stakeholders in many of BHP operations both within Australia and around the world. Many of our operations are located on or near lands traditionally owned by or under the customary use of Indigenous Peoples and the long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with these Indigenous communities. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The Perth based NPI CAVs -FIFO Logistics team is responsible for managing WAIO FIFO travel and accommodation across our Mining Operations in Western Australia.  We are excited to be building an Indigenous Trainee component to our logistics team; the Supervisor will report to NPI-CAV Superintendent Aviation, Accommodation and Logistics and plays a mentoring role to the Indigenous trainees.

Key focus of the role:
Creates a robust and achievable trainee program which will enable direct reports to have a clear understanding on what development, knowledge and experience they will gain by being part of the NPI Indigenous FIFO Logistic Trainee team.
  • Closely monitors team performance by undertaking regular structured 1:1’s and provides support where required to ensure all team members stay on track and meet agreed outputs.
  • Creates individual development plans with all team members and works hard to ensure these are kept up to date and relevant to the individual’s career path.
  • Identifies any learning gaps and works to reduce this by providing relevant coaching and / or training.
  • Provides close support and training on relevant systems where and when required.
  • Ensures any tools and support that team members require to achieve outputs are provided.
  • Performance manages team if required and ensures business HR processes are followed and documented accordingly
  • Is involved in managing the resource capacity of the team
  • Engages in any Field Leadership activities and provides input if required
  • Works closely with the entire FIFO Logistics team to ensure collaboration and involvement is present and felt by all team members.
  • Ensures that a strong culture is in place with all team members a safe to speak up work environment is embedded.
  • Attend training and development programs as required or directed.
  • Identifies and executes Continuous Improvement opportunities
  • Carries out additional related tasks as directed by Superintendent from time to time.
  • Provides regular updates and reports to line leader about the team’s performance and adherence to trainee program.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have supervisory and/or mentoring experience in your current and previous roles.  Ideally, you will also have knowledge of the resource industry and some exposure to FIFO rosters.  Knowledge of SAM/ Workflow system will be highly desirable but not mandatory. However exposure to other logistics management systems within similar industries will be an advantage.

You will be a self-motivator who can drive performance and excellence from your direct reports whilst also providing a safe and collaborative work environment.

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 this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA).

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). 

These are full time positions. We are open to discussing flexible employment arrangements that suit you - including varied roster arrangements, part-time or job share alternatives.

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 also include a generous paid parental leave policy which now includes Superannuation contributions during parental leave.