Supervisor Fixed Plant Port Maintenance (Mechanical) | Port Hedland WA

Date:  24-Jun-2022
Job Posting End Date:  05-Jun-2022;11:59:59GMT
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


  • Permanent Supervisor opportunity at BHP Port Operations
  • 8 days on 6 days off, 7 days on 7 days off roster
  • Port Hedland residential location
  • Competitive salary on offer + fantastic company benefits


We are seeking a talented Supervisor to join our Port Services Fixed Plant Maintenance team. This role will be responsible for ensuring safe, reliable, and stable fixed plant asset performance for Port operations. Supervising a diverse group of mechanical maintenance technicians, executing fixed plant planned maintenance activities.


In this key role, you have the ability to positively influence BHPs direct business outcomes, being at the end of one of the most profitable & productive supply chains across Australia. Your ability to lead by example, be proactive and prioritise safety will be critical to your success.


About You


As the successful candidate you will possess the following:


  • A mechanical trade certificate
  • Strong fixed plant equipment and processes knowledge
  • A genuine commitment to safety and proven safety leadership skills in the field is a given
  • Previous experience in leading a maintenance team in a frontline supervisory capacity
  • Strong leadership experience in leading and developing teams
  • Excellent safety leadership skills and history of field leadership participation
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Exceptional risk management skills
  • An energetic and enthusiastic approach to work, with a drive to develop and learn.


As a Supervisor at BHP, we will provide an environment where health and wellbeing are a pre-requisite for safety and productivity. You will have access to training and professional development tools which will support you in your role. You will be empowered by your Superintendent and encouraged to ensure your team are connected to their strategy and plan.


In addition, other benefits include generous allowances, the option to purchase additional annual leave, an attractive share save scheme, annual salary reviews and a short-term incentive bonus.


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


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.