Specialist Instructor | BHP Operations Services | Bowen Basin


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.

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 the Role

BHP Operations Services is looking for a Specialist Instructor Production reporting to the Superintendent Technical Capability. Specialist Instructors are key to the success of our business as they support Production leaders in developing their teams to achieve consistently high levels of operational performance through the Mastery Program. This support includes working closely with Production Leadership to identify areas of improvement and coaching front line Supervisors and their teams to improve their capability in the safe and efficient operation of mining equipment.

The Specialist Instructor will also provide input into the development of key operational standards in support of the coaching provided to Production. The purpose of this role is to support the building and sustaining of consistently high levels of operational capability and performance.

The work of the Specialist Instructor - Production includes:

  • Working with Production leaders, particularly Supervisors, to help build the required capability within their teams.
  • Supporting ongoing development and implementation of the Operations Services Mastery Program, particularly in relation to Production Operations.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of Production Standards and related resources including upskilling resources and verification tools
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to develop resources and methods for upskilling front line teams to work consistently to the established Production Standards.
  • Carrying out performance verifications against Production Standards at the frontline including coaching others in assessment and verification processes.
  • Continuous monitoring of Production crews’ performance and initiating the necessary input or support to ensure Production Standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Encouraging and leading productive collaboration across the Production and Training teams through informal processes as well as formal forums and routines.

About You

Ideally, you will be or have:

  • A strong background in Mining Production Operations
  • A strong track record as a leader or high performer in Production Operations (Operating, Supervising, Training) - Exposure at Supervisor or Superintendent Level will be highly regarded.
  • Exposure to, or have participated in, the OS Mastery Program will be highly regarded.
  • A skilled coach and adviser with the ability to maximize the effectiveness of upskilling activities in the workplace.
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to engage and build relationships across multiple layers of the organisation from senior management to frontline leaders and technicians.
  • Very good organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise tasks and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good experience and skills in the use of technology in managing work processes, data capture and performance reporting.
  • A good understanding and skills in process improvement work.
  • Good experience in working both autonomously and as part of a high performance team dedicated to continuous improvement. Your diversity of thought, energy and practical experience will be highly valued.
  • Good experience in influencing and empowering others to achieve higher performance. Your commitment to making a real difference to the performance of our people and business will be highly regarded.
  • Exposure to the BHP Operating System (BOS) would be advantageous.

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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