Supervisor Fixed Plant Maintenance | Newman Operations | FIFO or Residential

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

11 October 2019

Date closing

25 October 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 currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor to lead a focused and experienced team of maintainers ensuring the safe execution of maintenance and production activities within the OHP, Train Loadout equipment and utilities at our Eastern Ridge site. 

Reporting to the Superintendent Fixed Plant East, this rewarding role will include:
  • Leading and coaching a diverse group of mixed trades people 
  • Completing workplace inspections and field leadership activities to ensure your team are operating safely 
  • Managing breakdowns across our fixed plant assets and responding according to priority
  • Maintaining a knowledge and understanding of the costs of maintenance.  Assisting your Superintendent with budget and cost control processes by managing the day-to-day costs within agreed levels and reporting on overruns and underruns
  • In collaboration with your Superintendent, actively reviewing the plans generated to ensure plans are logical and realistic.  Planning  and executing unscheduled work resulting from breakdowns or backlog
  • Management of leave and flight bookings 
  • Performance management to include regular 1:1s and development meetings 
  • Completing shift handovers with off going Supervisors 

About You

As the successful candidate it is likely that you will offer:
  • Trade/Engineering qualification either Operations, Mechanical or Electrical discipline 
  • A proven track record of safety management
  • Working knowledge of Mine Safety & Inspection Act & Regulations
  • Strong communication, negotiation, influencing and relationship management skills
  • Self-reliant contributor with distinctive proficiency in executing and supervising maintenance activities

What we offer you

As a Supervisor at BHP, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and productivity. You will have access to training and professional development tools which will support you in your role. You will be empowered by your Superintendent and encouraged to ensure your team are connected to their strategy and plan. 

In addition, other benefits include generous allowances, an attractive share save scheme, annual salary reviews and a short term incentive bonus. Working on a FIFO 2 weeks on, 1 week off roster, you will also benefit from a higher than usual work allowance and an extra week of annual leave per annum. 

Should you wish to live locally, BHP will support a relocation for you and your family to join the bustling community located in Newman. Company housing and other living away from home benefits, will be offered, to ensure a smooth relocation and enable you to be home every night. 

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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