Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance

Location: South Australia Posted Date: July 17, 2017
Employer: BHP Billiton
Employer Job Id: 40078135 CareerMine Job Id: 1367770

At BHP Billiton 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.

Join Olympic Dam a safe, reliable, globally competitive business delivered by our people. At Olympic Dam we care that everyone goes home safe to do the things they love. We believe Leadership drive culture and culture drives performance. All incidents are preventable and everyone has a role to play.

Come and be a part of this success.

Our Operations

One of Australia’s largest mines and a complex minerals processing operation, Olympic Dam, is unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam, operating on a 7/7 roster pattern roster arrangement.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Maintenance Execution, the Supervisor Maintenance Execution is responsible for leading the maintenance teams with responsibility for weekly and long term execution, as well as providing planning input to ensure the safe achievement of department objectives.

In this role you will:

  • Be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team.
  • Coordinate and direct maintenance staff and contractors to ensure safe and efficient execution of maintenance activities carried out on fixed plant throughout surface operations
  • Ensure timely resolution of safety issues, providing communication and consultation of safety related matters with work teams
  • Coordinate maintenance activities across shifts and other departments creating maximum value for Olympic Dam
  • Build relationships with other departments and employees to ensure any maintenance issues are addressed and resolved effectively in a timely manner
  • Encourage and promote continuous improvement by constantly looking for opportunities to improve work practices and procedures
  • Ensure planned materials, plant and resources are in appropriate place at the appropriate time
  • Facilitate daily pre-start meetings and make field inspections to determine appropriate scopes of work as required

About you:

  • Demonstrate the confidence to lead by example, hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in ‘Safety Leadership’
  • Minimum trade level qualifications, preferably in mechanical or electrical
  • Recent experience in a similar leadership role
  • Sound knowledge of work management processes
  • Ability to plan and schedule services to ensure completion within allocated time frames
  • Capable in influencing and mentoring others in operational discipline, as well as HSEC principles and behaviours
  • Ability to quickly and constructively work across disciplines, as well as various departments and teams

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton , 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.

How to apply

Please apply online before 5pm Sunday 13 August 2017.

Reference Number – 40078135

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.