Team Leader Track Machine Workshop | Port Hedland | 2/2 Roster

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

27 July 2020

Date closing

10 August 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

You will be empowered by your Supervisor and encouraged to ensure your team is connected to their strategy and plan. We recognize that our talented network of Leaders, are key to our success.  Ensuring our people remain safe, engaged and empowered underpins every leadership role across the business.
 We are currently looking for a Team Leader to lead a team at our busy Track Machine Maintenance workshop based at Port Hedland. Working on an attractive 2/2 roster with FIFO or residential options available, you will be a key contributor in building a team who deliver Track Machine maintenance activities to ensure compliance with weekly maintenance schedules, operating standards and defined processes.

Reporting to the Supervisor Track Machine Workshop, you will play an integral role by:
  • Being first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team
  • Identifying, building and developing team capability through ongoing and regular coaching and development
  • Prioritizing the execution of work based on condition of risk of equipment to prevent unplanned failures and supervise the execution of the weekly work schedule 
  • Planning and scheduling break in work as based on risk of equipment failure within a 7 day period
  • Identifying and implementing Maintenance Execution improvement initiatives with support from Maintenance Analysis & Improvement (A&I)
  • Allocating resources to achieve optimal maintenance outcomes as part of work activity planning 
  • Offering continued development and mentorship to your team and ensure competency of individual maintainers in the safe performance of their duties

About You

To be successful in this role it is likely that you will offer:
  • Trade Certificate, Mechanical or Electrical
  • Previous experience working on Track Machines will be highly desirable
  • BHP work management experience will be highly desirable
  • Previous experience with Leading Teams
  • The confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’
  • An in-depth understanding of local safety and statutory regulations 
  • 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.  


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 

Reference: 174106


Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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