Specialist Operational Performance Insights | Operations Services | Brisbane/Perth


Location: Brisbane

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

The Operational Performance Insights (OPI) team is a new Minerals Australia team within OS, responsible for preparing operational performance analytics and insights that drive innovation and improvement throughout the organisation. The role works in partnership with operational leaders, improvement teams and assets to plan and perform analytics which allow the user to make data driven decisions associated with operational plan deliver.

The purpose of this role is to create accurate, timely and insightful analysis that drives continuous improvement across OS. The role will be responsible for producing and maintaining analytical models, visualisations, data platforms and dashboards in Power BI that support continuous improvement. We are seeking 2 analysts for the role of Specialist Operational Performance Insights to lead a stream of analytics and report to the Superintendent Operational Performance Insights.

  • Specialist OPI - Mobile Equipment Maintenance (Brisbane)
  • Specialist OPI - Fixed Plant Maintenance (Perth)

Your core accountabilities will include:

  • Sourcing data to conduct advanced analysis and modelling, communicate actionable insights, support evidence-based decision making and hypotheses testing, and promote operational excellence
  • Wrangling, cleaning and managing data/metadata in alignment with BHPs standards and requirements for data quality management, integrity and governance
  • Enhancing operational performance data quality and data reporting by identifying inconsistencies and finding improvement opportunities
  • Preparing and executing algorithms for data mining, machine learning and statistical analysis
  • Appling an understanding of industry knowledge and business context to designing end-to-end analytics use cases and improving productivity and value chain performance
  • Building, enhancing and maintaining visualisations in Power BI.
  • Identifying and assessing risks, making risk informed decisions that supports safe and productive performance outcomes. Determining the underlying cause of problems and evaluating multiple solutions to ensure a planned and structured approach to solving complex problems.

The opportunities are based in Brisbane or Perth with some interstate and site travel required.

Operations Services

BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP.

About You

The successful candidate will have experience performing data interrogation and analysis while utilising data analytic techniques to generate tangible business insights and recommendations. You should have a curious mind that seeks to understand ‘why’ by uncovering operational insights hidden in large datasets using structured analytical problem-solving methodologies to establish root cause.
As a successful candidate you will possess the following:

  • Advanced expertise in Power BI (Business Intelligence) and/or Business Objects
  • Proficiency in manipulating data and drawing insights from large datasets
  • Using various data analytics or programming languages such as Python, R, SQL or other
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills to generate business value
  • Experience in planning and executing work using a disciplined approach in an agile / project environment, to deliver deadlines across multiple time horizons
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate analytical insights to technical and non-technical audiences
  • A deep understanding of what connects data analytics and continuous improvement methodologies such as BHP Operating System, Lean, Six Sigma or other
  • Engineering, computer science, statistics or finance qualification or equivalent business experience
  • Experience in asset management / mining operations or a similar industry is desirable
  • Ability to work remotely with your team, and leader

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

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

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.

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