Environmental Manager

Alcoa Australia

Location: Wagerup

Job Type: Full time


Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.

As a leader within Alcoa, you can help fulfill our purpose and realize our vision to reinvent the aluminium industry. Be part of the team that is helping shape a better workplace with a better work-life balance and the equal opportunities that help everyone thrive. You have the power to shape things and individuals to make them better.

About the Role:

This is a unique opportunity for a professional Environmental leader to join our Wagerup Alumina Refinery, and an organisation with extremely high global Environmental standards.

You will be part of a collaborative leadership team and support access to Environmental systems, processes, requirements, and technical advice necessary to meet the business needs.

This role is focused on the environmental management of the main Refinery and Residue Storage Areas and also includes the environmental management of ancillary sites including Bunbury Port and Farmlands operations.

Key activities include;

  • Assisting the operations to identify its environmental strategic risks and align the Environmental functional support to meet and address these needs, including maintaining the statutory environmental licences required to meet legal requirements and performing environmental monitoring.

  • Manage key relationships with government agencies to ensure future legal and other requirements are managed.

  • Actively manage our Social Risk Management Program through open engagement with our local communities

  • Actively manage our Indigenous cultural heritage sites and seeking guidance when needed

  • Participate in the wider business environmental forum to share information and best practice and gain alignment with the wider organisation.

  • Support, mentor and provide leadership to the environmental team to achieve a high standard of environmental performance and culture.

What’s on offer:

  • Career development opportunities to pursue your passion

  • Car allowance

  • Benefits allowance

  • Performance related bonus (variable)

  • 16 weeks paid parental leave scheme

  • Paid annual volunteer hours

  • Social and diversity focused engagement opportunities

What you can bring to the role:

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • A degree qualification in Environmental Science or a similar field, working within the resources or heavy industrial sector

  • Prior experience in a senior environmental position and experience of leading and developing teams through effective training and mentoring,

  • The ability to lead both strategically and operationally,

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a passion for safety of people and work practices,

  • Sound understanding of procedures and policies.

Advert Closes

Friday, 6 October 2023


About the Location

Alcoa's Wagerup Refinery is one of the world's most environmentally and technologically advanced alumina refineries produces approximately 2.9 million metric tons of alumina each year. Located approximately 150 kilometres south of Perth, we are on the border of WA’s picturesque Peel and South West regions. Our workplace is an inclusive and respectful environment, where we embrace change, new ideas and equal opportunity to succeed. Join in and become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress.

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.   

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career! 

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better.

You’ve got this!