Specialist Control Performance

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Operations, Processing, Production Mining/ Operations, Technology/IT

Date published

06 February 2020

Date closing

20 February 2020 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

Reporting to the Superintendent Control Operations Surface, you will be supporting a large team of controllers to identify, standardize and improve processing performance across the Olympic Dam operation. Your strong processing knowledge will enable you to influence best practice while implementing improvement initiatives that deliver on-going business value.

This opportunity is based at Olympic Dam on a 5/2 roster. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader with a choice of travel or residential options available. 

In this role you will:
  • Positively shape Control Operations culture in alignment with the BHPs Charter Values;
  • Conduct investigations in processing deviations and take an engineering approach to rectify root causes;
  • Identify, prioritize and support frontline continuous improvement initiatives;
  • Motivate, engage and coach the team towards achieving processing best practice;
  • Establish strong relationships with site operations to enable performance and improvement;
  • Support disciplined implementation of Control Operations rhythms and routines; and
  • Establish positive working relationships with support functions.

About You

If you are an organized, outcome focused and energetic person who is passionate about the improving processing performance and have the ability to build great relationships, then you will be an ideal candidate to be part of our team.

Ideally you will also possess a combination of the following:
  • Tertiary qualification within fields such as Engineering, Science, Metallurgical, Chemical or Mineral Processing Engineering
  • Significant operational processing experience across several sites and a demonstrated ability to solve complex challenges across the supply chain
  • Relationship management capability inclusive of successfully influencing and leading successful change in a challenging environment
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen as well as managing technical risk to implement improvement initiatives
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and proficiency in process modelling tools
This is a key role for a team member who is regarded for their technical knowledge and pro-active approach.  Committed to developing a culture driven by safety, quality and continuous improvement, your highly developed teamwork and interpersonal skills, combined with strong technical skills and an eye for continuous improvement opportunities will be central to success in the role.

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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