Specialist Technical Marketing

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Asia Pacific



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Full Time

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Date published

06 February 2020

Date closing

21 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

We are currently seeking a Specialist Technical Marketing who will report to the Head of Marketing Strategy.
The Specialist Technical Marketing delivers quality control of all metal products, product stewardship, sales support (including developing technical relationship), value-in-use application, plans and conducts product research and test work.

  • Demonstrates an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
  • Responsible for supporting the development of the Technical Marketing strategy of BHP’s Copper portfolio by bringing together asset forward plans and customer requirements.
  • Supports technical customer relationships to develop and retain technical insights which are commercially valuable, including supporting trials or technology development
  • Supports the metals team in the development and execution of relevant technical marketing collaborations with customers and external organisations (e.g. university collaborations).
  • Contributes to Metals and Sales & Marketing initiatives through the acceleration of best practice.
  • Ensures effective quality controls, including responsibility for Marketing’s oversight of sampling and analysis activities.
  • Supports in the development of Asset strategic quality development as part of the broader optimisation activity.
  • Provides technical input into planning, strategic, and Market Analysis and Economics activities.
  • Supports the development of the Value in Use model including providing insights into the short-term reconciliation against market pricing.
  • Executes product research and test work to deliver identified commercial benefits.
  • Monitors industry developments, customer technology changes and competitor technical initiatives.

About You


Singapore or Shanghai candidates will be considered. 

To be successful in this role, you will have a track record in technical functions in the global commodity markets. Experience and educational qualifications in Mining, Metallurgy and/or Engineering, and Mandarin language skills will be highly regarded. 

This position is most suited to an individual who is results-focused, whilst having the ability to work autonomously, flexibly and high influencing skills. You will possess strong planning, time management and interpersonal skills; along with a continuous improvement mindset.

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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