Standardised Work Supervisor | MEM | South Flank

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

14 August 2020

Date closing

30 August 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

Join our new South Flank Project

The South Flank Project is an expansion of BHP's existing Mining Area C hub, located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman. This project has potential to become one of the largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore.

  Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, South Flank is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance.

  This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic individual to be part of something big – to work in an innovative team, with evolving technology, and playing a pivotal role in creating a world class mine.  

About the role

Reporting to a Superintendent within our Mobile Equipment Maintenance team you will be accountable for the supervision of the workgroup team to ensure the planned performance and integrity of the assigned fleet at the lowest practical cost.  

You will lead, coach and mentor employees, contribute to building our strong team culture, ensure a safe system of work is in place for each activity, contribute to continuous improvement, reliability and quality maintenance and develop, communicate and execute the Mobile Equipment Maintenance work plan.

  As a Section 44 Appointed Person, you are required to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Mine Safety and Inspection Act and Mines Safety Inspection Regulations.

About You

Are you an inquisitive, resilient, team-spirited and outcome focused individual who is passionate about safety and have the ability to build great relationships within our team, than this is the next role for you! We are looking to find talent to support our Standardised Work team in a Supervisor capacity.

You will have significant experience with the operation and maintenance of heavy mining equipment; including Hitachi, Liebherr and Atlas Copco. A strength of yours will be your ability to communicate efficiently, ensuring the development of staff through your influencing and relationship management skills. You will be a proactive, credible and influential member of the leadership team whilst building strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

You will possess an Engineering qualification at trade, diploma or degree level and hold a current full "C" class manual driver’s license. A Diploma in Frontline Management well regarded, as well as experience in Planning and A&I.

What we offer you

 Working on our new South Flank operation, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and production. People are empowered, collaboration enabled and teams are connected to the strategy and plan. Our workforce is flexible, inclusive and diverse.

The roster will be based on a foundation of 2 week on (1 week days, 1 week nights), 1 week off, but those in pursuit of flexible work arrangements are encouraged to apply.

Supporting a diverse workforce

  At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity with a committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and 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.  We offer a number of benefits some of which include flexible working along with a buffet of roster options to choose from, a generous paid parental leave policy and other extended leave entitlements to enable your work to fit in with your life. We support flexible work at BHP, talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

  Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.
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ImportantThe safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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