Reliability Superintendent | Nickel West |Leinster

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

14 June 2019

Date closing

28 June 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

  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
  • 5 days on/2 days off, 4 days on/3 days off roster
  • Nickel West is positioned well to energise our future

Reporting to the Manager Engineering, the Reliability Superintendent - Mechanical contributes to ensuring compliance to applicable statutory standards and to achieve a desired level of plant integrity and reliability.
The Reliability Superintendent - Mechanical is responsible for:
  • Providing leadership to, and managing and directing the activities of a team of Mechanical Engineers and Graduates
  • Implementing statutory and company safety requirements across site
  • Developing and optimising maintenance strategies that enable plant safety, reliability and performance to be maximised
  • Ensuring Work Packs are prepared for regular maintenance and Shutdown tasks; and for the repair of maintenance items
  • Initiating, scoping and overseeing the implementation of Reliability Projects
  • Developing and maintaining Engineering Standards for site
  • Ensure the integrity of Classified Plant meets all statutory requirements
  • Ensuring RCAs for equipment failures are conducted
  • Providing engineering advice and support in a timely fashion, on request

About You

To be successful in the role the following requirements are a pre-requisite:
  • Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Previous experience in mining or heavy industry maintenance environment with demonstrated ability in reliability engineering and maintenance management.
  • In-depth understanding and working knowledge of mines regulations and Australian standards. 
  • Display evidence of a balance of practical and theoretical competency in engineering
  • Familiarity with reliability engineering and risk management techniques, including Life Cycle Costing, Reliability Centred Maintenance, FMECA and Root Cause Analysis

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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