Supervisor Site Operations - Technology

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Full Time

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Date published

12 July 2019

Date closing

22 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

We are looking for a Supervisor for our Site Operations team at our Daunia coal operations located in the Bowen basin. Offered on a 7:7 FIFO or DIDO roster, the Supervisor Site Operations you will be responsible for the care and maintenance of all site based technology and IT/OT systems such as radio networks, wireless communications, MineStar, IT networks and desktop applications.

In the role of Supervisor Site Operations you will:

  • Site Responsible Person for Technology resources on site and ensure your team works within the Safe Systems of Work, including safety, training and a changing working environment
  • Foster relationships between Technology and site operations to deliver technology service requirements and ensures the delivery of premium site support services
  • Work with infrastructure, communications, applications teams and vendors to ensure the effective management, running and maintenance of the technology environment to support business operations including: desktops, fleet management and plant process control systems, operational radio technology, wireless telemetry and videoconferencing
  • Management of all site based technology assets including deployment pool, spares, repairs and maintenance along with the required records and documentation to support compliance
  • Coordinates and manages maintenance tasks to optimise the technology environment and minimise any impacts to business continuity
  • Manages and coordinates resources available on site to ensure incidents and events can be resolved in accordance with business priorities/expectations
  • Works with the Technology Mines Principals, Project Managers and Engineering to facilitate site based project activities to ensure safe execution of work and minimal disruption to operations
  • Acts as the escalation contact for Technology site operations issues
  • Applies work management processes and ensures compliance to the departments KPI’s
  • Encourages Zero Harm philosophy
  • Upskills the team members and including themselves and supports succession planning

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • A relevant tertiary degree (Engineering, Information/ Radio Systems or related discipline) or relevant trade qualification (Electrical/Auto Electrician) is highly desirable.
  • A background in Operational Technology, preferably in Mining
  • Familiarity with mining operations technology, fleet management, digital radio and process control
  • A proven track record of Safety leadership/supervision of teams in an operational environment
  • An ability to prioritise effectively and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Proactively build relationships with customers/partners
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desirable experience with SAP Work Management
  • An ability to interpret and read maintenance plans & technical information
  • Good analytical skills for high level of problem solving and sharing of solutions within the department
  • Experience in managing costs / cost-control against budget
  • Valid Australian C class driver's license
  • Knowledge in Desktop, Windows 7 enterprise support (desirable)

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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