Specialist Line Engineer | Operations Services | Bowen Basin QLD | 8/6

Date:  24-Nov-2021
Job Posting End Date:  17-Dec-2021;08:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Queensland
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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
Operations Services is providing permanent employment to a growing team of more than 3800 employees. OS is committed to increase employment opportunities for Australian regional communities by delivering stability and sustainability that is good for our people and good for the communities.

Operation Services (OS) employees work in an environment where safety is central to role and support is always at hand. You will work as part of a smaller team so you can expect to build good connections with your supervisors and peers. OS has a high performing culture and encourages continuous improvement and development.

About the Role
to the Superintendent Standardised work, you will maximise our already strong process of standardised work within our Mining Operations. You will also look to uplift production by focusing on the equipment and the performance of our people. This role will see you identify and coordinate continuous improvement initiatives with the opportunity to add real value in safety and productivity to our Production crews. Your key accountabilities include:


  • Demonstrate safety leadership by supporting the Field Leadership program to continuously improve safety performance;
  • Monitor and analyse OS production and operational performance to identify improvement opportunities;
  • Apply problem-solving techniques and root-cause analysis to enable continuous improvement by eliminating waste, hazards and variability;
  • Analysing the Production team's performance, establishing benchmarks and identify and implement improvement initiatives supporting business priorities;
  • Coach site Production Leaders and frontline employees in the application of all Standardised Work and improvement practices;
  • Diagnose, plan, develop and deliver Standardised Work packages for our Production operations. Monitor, report and perform lessons learnt post implementation.


About You
As a strong candidate, you will ideally have experience in a similar position where you are able to demonstrate your comprehensive analytical and business improvement skills that have led to bottom line improvements. You will have at least 5 years' experience in open cut mining operations with 2 years' in a leadership role. Your strong written communication skills are founded by experienced analytical and presentation abilities allowing you to effectively communicate with your peers. You will have an overriding commitment to working safely and ensuring everyone goes home safe every day.

Experience with business improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing, and use of data management and analysis tools such as Spotfire or Corvus, would be highly beneficial.  Relevant tertiary qualifications would be highly valued.


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.

BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information, please see our website (LINK).


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.