Female Indigenous Only | Various Opportunities Development Supervisors | BMA


Location: Bowen

Job Type: Not Specified


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

BHP is pleased to announce leadership development opportunities for new to industry female candidates who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to join the BHP team in permanent positions as Development Supervisor’s within our BMA Queensland Coal operations.

The Development Supervisor Program, which is 18 months long, has been created to provide the opportunity for those that have strong leadership skills to allow them to practically learn about our business on the job whilst also enhancing the skills and behaviours necessary to lead and inspire teams, helping deliver value to our BMA asset and ultimately drive the success of BHP.

We have various travel models - residential, drive-in-drive-out (DIDO) and limited fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) from Brisbane or Cairns. Rosters, in some cases can be adapted to suit your lifestyle requirements allowing you to balance both your career and your family commitments.

We have various Supervisor development opportunities available in the following areas:

  • Maintenance
  • Production
  • Shutdowns
  • Planning

Please talk to us about how this role could work for your individual situation.

What’s in it for you?

  • 18 months supported development program to develop your career
  • Potential flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary
  • Various rosters and working arrangements available

About you

You will have strongleadership and team supervisory skills, with a minimum of 1 year direct leadership experience being responsible for a number of direct reports. The safety of your people and those around them will be a key priority. Having previous leadership experience in a similar environment such as heavy industry or similar will help you adapt quickly to the complexities leading in a mining environment can bring.

We would love to hear from you if you have experience in Maintenance, Production, Engineering, Planning or similar industry experience. Having a trade or engineering qualification or maintenance planning background will be advantageous for Maintenance Development Supervisor roles, but this is not an essential requirement of the role, your passion for developing and leading teams will be key.

To take a look at what it looks like to work for BMA click here

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 applicant’s 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.

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 this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld).

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In Queensland, BHP has a deep commitment to the traditional owners of the land upon which it operates. We strongly encourage applications from Barada Barna and Wiri/Widi, Gaangalu, Yuwibara, Jangga and Iman peoples together with other traditional owners. Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017 – 2021 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). For more information about our RAP, please visit here.

These are full time positions. We are open to discussing flexible work arrangements that suit you - including varied roster arrangements, part-time or job share alternatives.

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