Mine Contracts Engineer/Supervisor | Olympic Dam

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South Australia

Work type

Fixed Term

Job category

Engineering, Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

06 February 2020

Date closing

17 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

Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Development Contracts this position is responsible for administering and managing the mine development and production contracts.

In this role you will:
  • First and foremost, focus on creating a culture of care and be a visible safety leader through engaging, developing and coaching the contract teams.
  • Development of contract scope of works participate in tender negotiations, evaluations and recommendations to award contracts
  • Contracts administration i.e. processing monthly claims, monthly purchase orders and accruals
  • 1SAP work flow management for contracts
  • Ensure compliance to the Contract Management Framework
  • Track contractor performance in relation to safety, production, diversity, innovation and finance
  • Conduct audits to ensure that the contract partner systems are effectively implemented
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with the Contract Partners in order to achieve business objectives

This position is initially a 12 month fixed term contract based at Olympic Dam and is offered on a 5/2 residential or 5/2/4/3 FIFO (ex-Adelaide) basis.

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. 

About You

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’
  • Confident communicator who can effectively engage and drive performance with our Contract Partners
  • Have a high level of attention to detail and strong administrative skills to enable accurate review of claims and effective management of contracts
  • Underground metalliferous mining experience is essential
  • Mining Engineering or similar tertiary qualifications are required
  • Underground mining supervisory experience is advantageous, but not essential. While this is a Supervisor position it has no BHP direct reports due to the contractor arrangements.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Experience with 1SAP will be highly regarded

This is a unique opportunity to take the next step in your career! This role would suit someone who is looking at expanding their mining engineering experience into contracts management and business functions. It would suit a person who enjoys working in an analytic role and is ready for exposure to leadership with a large contracts team.

Come and 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 drives culture and culture drives performance. 

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.  

We support flexible work at BHP. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.
Job Reference: 161745#LISA 
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