Senior Modeller (Simulation Modelling) – IPRO Iron Ore|Perth|5/2

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

10 May 2019

Date closing

19 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. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The IPRO Supply Chain Capability Analysis and Modelling team functions to perform “what if” scenario studies through various data gathering and simulation exercises. 
Your day to day remit as a senior modeller will include activities such as; leading and executing simulation modelling activities, engaging with internal and external stakeholders, documenting supply chain operations and simulation modelling logic and coordinating the governance process of the simulation model through validation and verification process.
You will be based in Perth, Western Australia, in the multi award winning office tower - ‘City Square’. You will have stunning river views from your modern open plan office, state of the art facilities including virtual whiteboards and video conferencing facilities, 550 bicycle racks with ample lockers, showers and change room amenities and a large outdoor terrace with barbecues.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will may possess some or all of the following:
  • A degree in the operational research, computer science, engineering, mathematics or statistics fields
  • Demonstrate expert problem solving and analytics capacities
  • Higher qualifications in analytics, as well as the ability to deliver key business insights informed by data analysis and systems modelling, will be highly beneficial
  • Prior experience with systems including, but not limited to, AnyLogic, Arena, Extendsim, Simul8, SLX or FlexSim would be highly regarded.
  • A proven background utilising object oriented programming to execute simulation modelling activities will expedite your orientation to this role and the broader objectives of the team

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 - 89465#LIWA
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