Production Technician | Port Hedland | Residential

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

04 September 2019

Date closing

18 September 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

We currently have opportunities for enthusiastic and positive individuals to join our Production Execution team at Port Production in Port Hedland. The successful individuals will report to the Production Supervisor, and will demonstrate the following: 
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development
  • Contribute to the achievement of production goals through the operation of fixed & mobile plant equipment, such as Ship Loaders, Bucketwheel Reclaimers, sample stations, water cars and skid steers
  • Build relationships across functions to support production and contribute to a positive working environment
  • Identify, report and rectify hazards across operational plant and equipment.
  • Develop quality, task-based risk assessments
  • Enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds

About You

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:
  • A proven track record of safe work practices in a high risk environment
  • Current full West Australian “C” class motor vehicle license or current equivalent Australian State motor vehicle license
  • A motivated problem solver who is dedicated to continuously improving their work environment
  • An energetic and enthusiastic approach to work, with a drive to develop and learn
  • Be able to work both on your own and in a team environment
  • Be able to obtain an MSIC license is a must (requires full police clearance). 

Lifestyle Roster

This position will work on our Lifestyle Roster, working a pattern of days and nights, with a block of days off at the end of each panel.  Employees on this roster enjoy two full weekends off out of four and will align to the following shift rotation: 2D2N5X, 2D3N4X, 3D2N5X. Shifts are 12.5 hours including handover and you will benefit from additional shift allowances, as part of your remuneration package. As an added benefit, those on a Lifestyle Roster will also enjoy an additional week of annual leave per year.


This position will be offered to successful candidates currently residing locally in Port Hedland as a residential role only.

We will provide you with subsidized rental accommodation (company housing) and utilities (power and water).

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.  

Reference – 102125

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