Supervisor Maintenance Execution

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South Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

25 October 2019

Date closing

15 November 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.

Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7 roster with residential or FIFO options available.

About the role

This is an exciting time with Surface Maintenance, as the Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance you will be an integral part of the team and report to the Surface Auxiliary Maintenance Superintendent. In collaboration with the other supervisors you will be a key contributor in building a team Technicians that ultimately deliver maintenance activities to ensure compliance with weekly maintenance schedules, operating standards, procedures and defined processes to achieve optimal maintenance outcomes for the Surface operation.

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team
  • Identify, build and develop team capability through ongoing and regular coaching and development
  • Prioritise the execution of work based on condition of risk of equipment to prevent unplanned failures and supervise the execution of the weekly work schedule
  • Plan and schedule break in work as based on risk of equipment failure within a 7 day period
  • Identify and implement Maintenance Execution improvement initiatives with support from Maintenance Analysis & Improvement (A&I)
  • Allocate resources to achieve optimal maintenance outcomes as part of work activity planning
  • Offer continued development and mentorship to your team and ensure competency of individual maintainers in the safe performance of their duties
  • Supervise the execution of maintenance activities related to process control systems within the Operation, including the software and hardware for these systems
  • Co-ordinate commissioning activities related to modifications and small projects and those related to brown and green field projects

About You

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’
  • Tertiary or trade qualifications in relevant maintenance field(s) or engineering discipline(s)
  • Experience with local safety and statutory regulations will be advantageous, as well as Front Line Management qualifications
  • Quality focused with a drive to achieve results for the team
  • Ability to balance multiple incoming priorities and effectively deliver on customer expectations
  • Confidence to work across a range of disciplines and levels to foster mutually beneficial and cohesive relationships

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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