Shutdown Services Supervisor | WAIO | Port Hedland | FIFO / RESI | 8:6

Date:  13-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  29-May-2022;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 the Role

We are seeking someone who shows passion in their work and this is evident through their drive for team development and mentoring. The right person will supervise and mentor a designated shutdown cleaning crew to help drive improvement and efficiency in the ramp down preparation of fixed plant ready for shutdown activities.


Reporting to the Superintendent Shutdown Services, you will work in Port Hedland, which is one of the largest iron ore loading ports in the world, on a residential or FIFO arrangement, on an 8:6 roster.



Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Supervise and mentor a designated shutdown cleaning crew
  • Liaise with production and maintenance teams to ensure plant is cleaned to an acceptable standard for maintenance work
  • Work and liaise with MCoE to develop optimal pre cleaning activities for upcoming shutdowns  
  • Ensure the team contributes to the achievement of successful ramp down of plant ready for the major shutdown maintenance window
  • Drive an inclusive and diverse culture
  • Build relationships across functions and departments to achieve positive business outcomes
  • Identify, report and rectify hazards
  • Actively drive continuous improvement and embed lessons learnt from previous shutdowns
  • Strong commitment to the field leadership program and coach field leadership activities
  • Support the health and wellbeing of team members
  • Manage work load and capacity for the pre-cleaning activities for ramp down
  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development

About You


  • Strong safety leadership skills and history of field leadership participation
  • Production or maintenance background
  • Be process driven
  • Experience using 1SAP work management is desirable
  • Ability to work autonomously to meet needs of stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Exceptional risk management skills
  • An energetic and enthusiastic approach to work, with a drive to develop and learn
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Sound time management skills
  • Valid Australian ‘C’ class license
  • Eligible to obtain Statutory appointed supervisor 


To be successful in this role you will be an effective and collaborative communicator with the ability to manage multiple business priorities simultaneously. Strong interpersonal skills are essential, allowing you to influence while also enabling you to build relationships across departments.

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. 


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people, BHP requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with BHP’s Covid Policy and any relevant State health directives. If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

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


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.