Furnace Dayshift Coordinator | NiW - Kalgoorlie | Monday to Friday | Residential
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About Nickel West
Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is diverse in people and rich with technical know-how, efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana. A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.
About the Role
- Opportunity to take on a leadership role in a great team
- Residential role with a close-knit community atmosphere
- Dayshift roster – 5 days on 2 days off (Monday to Friday)
Reporting directly to the Production Superintendent – Furnace, the Furnace Dayshift Coordinator primary responsibility will be to coordinate activities based on production and maintenance planning schedules in the Furnace area.
You will assist with and resolve technical issues and support investigations of production issues, subsequently identifying and proposing solutions. You will also be directly involved in management of Material Risks and Critical Controls. You will have an active role in the planning and execution of plant shutdowns ensuring work is performed to a high standard.
- Able to demonstrate excellent safety focus and standards.
- Ability to plan, monitor and troubleshoot to achieve safety and production targets.
- Be self-motivated, adaptive, resourceful and demonstrate strong problem solving skills.
- Relevant experience in Hot Metals/Pyro-metallurgical processes will be highly regarded.
- Excellent organisational skills, able to implement change and manage and motivate others.
- Exceptional communication skills with the ability to liaise with different levels and departments.
Nickel West Kalgoorlie
Kalgoorlie is the largest inland city in Western Australia and due to its central location is positioned at the heart of the Goldfields as a vibrant mining town and a major gateway to the Eastern States. Although fairly isolated, the City of Kalgoorlie/Boulder offers modern shopping facilities, a huge variety of sports, and schooling for all ages up to high school. There are contemporary housing options for all budgets, sporting clubs and leisure complexes of all descriptions.
The Kalgoorlie Nickel Smelter receives nickel concentrate from our mining operations in Leinster and Mt Keith as well as from our Third Party Feed concentrator in Kambalda. Nickel West Kalgoorlie incorporates a flash furnace smelter, converters and an acid plant which has the capacity to produce up to 110,000 tonnes per annum of nickel matte.
All Kalgoorlie roles are residential, FIFO is not an option. Nickel West Kalgoorlie is a non-smoking operation.
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.