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Superintendent Work Management Planning | Nickel West | Kalgoorlie | Residential | 5/2

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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.

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

  • Lead and Influence
  • Residential role based in Kalgoorlie
  • Excellent ‘step up’ opportunity

We are actively seeking the talents of a Superintendent Work Management Planning to join the NickelWest Team based in Kalgoorlie.

Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance, this role will manage a team of planners responsible for the short and long term work management plans for the mine.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a small team
  • Encouraging and influencing change initiatives and process improvements
  • Developing and coaching teams on work management and business processes
  • Collaborating with other leaders across the business to achieve shared goals
  • Understanding the risk profile of the forward log and driving action where necessary
  • Role modelling change to ensure successful delivery and alignment with strategy

About You

To be successful in this role you will be able to leverage your expertise in either maintenance or work management. You are incredibly results focused with a demonstrated track record driving successful business outcomes.

In addition, we are ideally looking for the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to collaborate and build positive business partnerships
  • The ability to influence and drive change in a complex business environment
  • Previous Leadership experience and understanding of SAP is highly desirable


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. 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.

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.