Manager Mobile Equipment Maintenance
At BHP they support there people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.
With a global portfolio of operations, they offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. There strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where there employees feel strongly connected to their values and objectives, and where the capability of the people is key to success.
About the role
BHP Iron Ore is one of the world’s leading suppliers of iron ore. The Company’s operations currently involve an integrated system of seven inland mines, more than 1,000 kilometres of rail and two separate port facilities; Nelson Point and Finucane Island at Port Hedland as part of there Western Australian Iron Ore (WAIO) business. BHP celebrates and actively promotes diversity of thought at all levels and strictly adheres to a series of core values outlined in our Company Charter.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Manager Mobile Maintenance is an exciting opportunity for a high performing professional to be a key decision maker and have strong influence across the maintenance function on site.
Utilizing your well developed leadership skills you will guide and support the Mobile Maintenance function ensuring teams are set up for success and maintenance challenges are dealt with proactively, ensuring stable performance and facilitating a seamless safe delivery.
Other Key Accountability will include:
- Demonstrate leadership and in still an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development
- Accountability for ensuring the planned performance and integrity of the Mobile Mining Equipment (Trucks, Loaders, Dozers, Graders, Water Carts and other ancillary mobile equipment) all at the lowest practical cost
- Experience with continuous improvement methodologies
Working in a proactive business culture with a supportive management structure, and leveraging off your extensive experience, you will have the chance to promote business excellence through your team and you’ll make full use of your broad range of skills in the areas of continuous improvement, technical knowledge, financial acumen and communication.
To be successful in this role you will have a Tertiary qualification in Engineering and bring a detailed knowledge of theories and practices related to heavy duty Mobile Maintenance. You will be a seasoned professional with a passion for guiding, developing and influencing teams and individual team members through mentoring and coaching.
With exposure to asset management principles, notably overall equipment effectiveness and a strong understanding of maintenance system processes, you will be confident in working through change management in a complex environment.
They also value diversity in experience and your career history will testify to your ability to demonstrate strong critical reasoning skills and quickly grasp technical problems and complex theories and concepts. Energetic and driven, with a strong understanding of safe operations and safe behaviour fundamentals you work well under pressure bringing a high attention to detail and the consistent ability to meet multiple deadlines.
A performance and achievement orientated professional, your technical strengths will be complemented by excellent engagement and communication skills. Proactive, credible and influential, you relate well with people, communicating confidently and building strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
A Minimum of C class manual drivers license is a requirement for this role.
This is an opportunity to have a real business impact and influence the way operational decisions are made.
You will be based at our ‘Mining Area C’ mine site on a fly-in fly-out on a 5/2-4/3-9/5 roster. Mining Area C is located approximately 100kms North West of Newman, West Australia. The outstanding facilities at the FIFO village include; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, netted cricket pitch, tennis and basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis and TV. All rooms at the village have their own en-suite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.
Supporting a diverse workforce
At BHP they recognize 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.
They know there are many aspects of 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. As part of the commitment to inclusion and diversity, they offer a range of family friendly work practices, including flexible work arrangements, and a substantial parental leave policy, which now includes retirement savings / superannuation contributions during parental leave. Find out more about the benefits in each location on there People & Careers Page at there website.
Reference Number – 40048342
- Reserve the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately.
- This opportunity is currently only open to employees working within Australia. #LIWA
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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.
The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
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Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.