Specialist Site Improvement | Olympic Dam | Adelaide | Fixed Term - 6 months | Mon-Fri

Date:  14-Jan-2022
Job Posting End Date:  21-Jan-2022;10:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  South Australia
Job Location/Region:  Adelaide

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

Reporting to the Superintendent Improvements, you will contribute to delivering performance improvement projects that focus on maximising value opportunities and performance across E&NPI, through the application of analytics, operational and continuous improvement expertise.


In this role, you will:


  • Lead initiatives to deliver measurable value to the business, which includes identifying improvement opportunities to meet the 5YP. 
  • Provide continuous improvement expertise to enable the team to solve complex problems, and to support the delivery of improvement initiatives by working collaboratively within the E&NPI team and broadly across the business.
  • Analyse and determine process capability assumptions and minimise process waste and delay of operational activities by identifying key enablers.
  • Work closely with E&NPI departments to improve and unlock value for our customers.

About You

As a successful candidate you will possess the following:


Demonstrated ability to consolidate and analyse information, supported by skills to apply critical thinking, clear decision-making and have a solution-focused attitude.


  • Understand business drivers with experience in the improvement and analysing process capabilities to minimise lost opportunities.
  • Experience in managing and implementing improvement initiatives.
  • Strong logical planning, project management, communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with demonstrated practical problem-solving.
  • Well-developed analytical, interpretive and constructive thinking skills.



This Fixed Term, 6 months role ideally you are currently based in Adelaide and will be working on a Mon-Fri with a flexible working arrangement, offering a quality standard of living without the high costs of most other Australian capital cities.


Adelaide offers a Mediterranean climate, beach-side lifestyle, cosmopolitan cafés and restaurants and world-class wine regions just an hour away.  All this plus an annual international festivals and events calendar make Adelaide a vibrant, cultured, friendly environment to live, work and play in.

This role will also involve some site travel as required.

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


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. 


Reference Number – 47434


  • You may be requested to complete a video assessment as part of the initial recruitment process.
  • We reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
  • This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia.
  • Application Close Date: 21-Jan-2022