Principal Business Improvement

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North America


US - Arizona - Tucson

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

09 July 2019

Date closing

16 July 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

Provides action and support for the improvement initiatives and business projects of Legacy Asset and identifies improvement opportunities that support business priorities and enable excellence. Development and maintenance of systems and processes to ensure our sites are well controlled and improving. Participates in the groups risk assessments activities.

This position is a grade 11 role.

In this role you will:

• Support and maintain the Legacy Asset systems and processes. 
• Supports the team through action in the end-to-end detailed analysis of process, data, organisation design and system effectiveness to identify inefficiencies in the execution of work, diagnose functional and cross-functional business problems and to identify improvement opportunities; includes using Agile methods for process improvements. 
• Provides input to 5-Year Plan objectives and budget, driving performance and implementation accordingly.
 • Guides checks to verify adherence to design intent, local operating procedures, audit & Group Level Document (GLD/OR) obligations. 
• Leads the delivery or assists in the delivery of initiatives within the portfolio. 
• Supports business continuity and recovery from process and system outages, including root cause analysis and remediation. 
• Engages multiple stakeholders in design, implementation and changes of systems and processes.   
• Ensure department had appropriate capability for effectively standardising and maintaining the Closed Sites systems and processes.
• Manages the Group wide RAA auditing process and action closeout.   

About You

• Bachelor degree in mineral Engineering, environmental or related field.
• Knowledge, background and familiarity of various sites.  
• Minimum of ten years’ experience in a role in mining specific operations, closure projects or environment
• Experience with business improvement methodology and practice

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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