Manager or Leadership Opportunities - WA

Date:  17 Nov 2023
Job Posting End Date:  20-Oct-2023;09:59:59GMT
Job Country: 


Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Pilbara


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 Operations Services

BHP Operations Services (OS) delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.

About the Role

Reporting to the General Manager, you will lead one of our Operations Services workforces to oversee the safe delivery of maintenance activities and optimise overall performance. Being passionate about people and their development, one of your key responsibilities will be to build the culture, diversity and capability of the workforce. You will guide your leaders and teams to embed continuous improvement into everyday work, create accountability and ensure that all work is aligned with the business strategy. In this role, you will cultivate strong relationships through effective communication and consultation, positively influencing the whole workforce to contribute to shaping the culture of a safe, productive inclusive,  and sustainable approach to work.

You will successfully lead the team in:


  • Ensuring a safe system of work to protect the health and safety of people and the environment in accordance with Statutory BHP requirements
  • Building an engaged, inclusive and diverse team and culture, where everyone is motivated and given the opportunity to reach their full potential
  • Setting and managing performance targets and plans
  • Improving the productivity and disciplined application of the OS Operating Model, and its standards, processes and systems.

About You

You are innovative, and forward-thinking with a strong focus on safety, inclusion and diversity, productivity and maximising the benefit of technology. Your solid understanding of operating practices will be supported by relevant qualifications and experience in delivering outstanding results in either asset management, projects/engineering, business improvement or a similar discipline. You have a passion for building diverse and high performing teams that enable people to excel in their development and careers. Previous experience in leading and mentoring multi-disciplinary diverse teams coupled with strong operational discipline will strongly assist in the success of this role.

As a performance and achievement orientated professional, your mentorship and technical strengths will be complemented by your excellent engagement and communication skills, enabling you to manage effectively and help us to level-up in a complex environment.

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].