Supervisor Mobile Maintenance | Influence Productivity Through Culture

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

13 August 2019

Date closing

21 August 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

Due to an internal move, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor to lead a team of skilled Mobile Maintenance Technicians at our Newman East Operations. 

Working on a FIFO 7 days, 7 nights, 7 off roster, you will enjoy outstanding facilities at our FIFO village and will benefit from a strong leadership team and peer group around you. 

Our Newman East Operations is made up of several deposits and contributes to the overall ore production of our thriving Newman Joint Venture hub. 

You will play a key role by:
  • Displaying an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
  • Leading your team to safety complete planned maintenance for our Field Mining Equipment (Excavators, Drills & Support Vehicles)
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring employees to deliver on the plan
  • Positively influencing and shaping the team culture to ensure a safe, productive and disciplined approach to work
  • Collaborating with OEM support to ensure effective maintenance outcomes are achieved
  • Ensuring adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
  • Implementing and driving Continuous Improvement processes with your direct reports
  • Completing Field Leadership activities 
  • Provide input into the development of maintenance work strategies
  • Undertaking reviews for overall fleet performance and recommending major maintenance, upgrade or change-out standards for new equipment

About You

As the successful candidate you will possess the following:
  • Previous supervisory experience in mobile maintenance
  • Heavy Duty Mechanical trade qualification
  • Be self-motivated, adaptable and have the ability to lead change
  • Demonstrated track record of continuous improvement
  • Minimum of C class manual drivers licence

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. 

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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