Maintenance Manager - Repair Centre - Operations Services

Date:  12 Jun 2024
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Job State/Province:  Queensland
Job Location/Region:  Bowen Basin


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

BHP Operations Services (OS) delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance, mobile maintenance and off-site Repair Centre services.

BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. We know our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity, underpinned by an inclusive culture that values diversity. With the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.

Due to a period of sustained growth, an exciting opportunity has become available to join the OS Growth Operations Leadership Team and lead our Mackay Repair Centre. Reporting to the General Manager, you will oversee the safe execution of Repair Centre product and service offerings, lead the growth of new products and services and optimise overall performance.

Being passionate about people and their development, one of your key responsibilities will be to continue to build the culture, diversity and capability of the team. You will guide your teams to embed improvement into the way we work - every day, empower ownership across all organisational levels and ensure that work is aligned to business-critical success factors and value delivery.

In this role, you will cultivate strong relationships through effective communication and consultation, and shape the culture to ensure a safe, productive, quality, innovative and disciplined approach to work. 

The Manager Repair Centre will successfully achieve the following:


  • Ensure a safe system of work to protect the health and safety of people and the environment in accordance with Statutory and BHP requirements.
  • Build an engaged, inclusive and diverse team and culture, where everyone is motivated to perform and given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
  • Lead Repair Centre operational growth through the efficient and effective volume delivery of component, module and equipment overhauls and rebuilds.  
  • Continuously strive to innovate and improve productivity through embedding the standards, processes and systems of the BHP Operating System.
  • Collaboratively work with Operations, Materials Management, Warehousing and Logistics to ensure system level improvement, waste elimination and optimised utilisation of BHP owned rotable inventory.


About You


With an entrepreneurial and growth mindset your deep understanding of operating practices will be supported by relevant qualifications, and experience in delivering outstanding results leading and mentoring multi-disciplinary diverse teams. You will be motivated by continuously seeking opportunities to improve our safety, culture and performance to sustainably grow the Repair Centre value creation for BHP.


A performance and achievement orientated professional, your leadership and technical strengths, and experience working within large complex organisations will be complemented by excellent engagement and communication skills. An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment, and sustainable development of our people and culture is essential.


Your experience and knowledge of maintenance systems and the broader equipment management industry will be highly regarded to maximise the unique advantages the OS Repair Centres brings to BHP.


About Our Process 

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 


Please note as part of this recruitment process the successful applicant will need to conduct a Queensland legislated coal mine workers’ health assessment.


From 1 April 2023, ResHealth will be mandatory for the completion of coal mine workers’ health assessments, allowing you to submit, monitor and review the progress of your health assessment in a secure online environment.

For more information please go to the ResHealth website.

If you are already employed directly by BHP, please log in above using your BHP email address or apply via our internal jobs portal. 


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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.  


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].