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Superintendent Technical Stewardship | Nickel West | Perth


Location: Perth

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 Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly 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 to capitalise on growing demand in the battery materials sector. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager Governance and Technical Stewardship, this role will provide leadership and support to a team of high-performing technical engineers. Acting as a conduit across the broader Nickel West group, you will utilise your ability to enable and facilitate your team to deliver successful outcomes.

This is a Perth based position offering exceptional levels of flexibility.

In this role you will:

  • Manage a team of engineers across all disciplines to provide technical support to the Nickel West
  • Manage updates to Engineering and Technical Standards
  • Manage and inform project Basis of Design.
  • Interface across Project, Maintenance, Operational and Engineering teams
  • Champion engineering effectiveness within Nickel West
  • Ensure cohesive interface with Engineering service providers
  • Maintain strong working relationships with the wider Minerals Australia Projects (lessons learnt, technical support and assistance, training, mentoring etc)

About You

  • Degree qualified with a solid understanding of engineering standards and requirements
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of technical and project engineering
  • Mining industry, hydrocarbon, heavy industry, construction, processing or relevant projects exposure is advantageous
  • Demonstrated experience managing technical teams that are supported by deep foundational leadership
  • High level communication and influencing skills, including the ability to produce quality, concise reports and presentations to senior executives
  • Demonstrated technical and commercial acumen
  • Highly influential with strong engagement skills to generate ideas and lateral solutions
  • Ability to lead a team of project professionals to deliver high quality, relevant outcomes
  • Leading by example; hold yourself and others accountable and coach others in Safety Leadership

How to Apply

Please apply online before 25 March 2023

You will be requested to complete a short video assessment as part of your application.

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.

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.