Dispatch Coordinator


Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Full time


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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.

About the Role

As Dispatch Coordinator you will be responsible and accountable for the mine controllers' interaction with mine site operations in supporting the decision-making process of the Dispatch Fleet Management System in line with site KPI’s. You will also provide leadership and direction to the Mine Controllers to ensure that the business and mine plan objectives are met and consistently achieved, in line with the HSE policies.

This role has a family friendly roster of 5:3:4:2 or 4:3:4:3.

Reporting to the Superintendent Mine Services you will demonstrate the following:

  • Day to day supervision and coordination of all Mine Control personnel to minimise disruption to the site, whilst maximising productivity, efficiency, and safety
  • Manage and monitor the training of the team, ensuring training plans are implemented appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Provide consistent instructions in mining procedures/equipment and the operation of the fleet management system
  • Provide a communication link between production, maintenance, planning and the operation of employees to minimise production and maintenance delays
  • Ensure compliance to safety standards and procedures at all times

About you

As the successful candidate, you will possess the following:

  • Previous mine control experience, working with fleet management systems
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment operations in an open cut mining environment
  • Ability to make effective, intuitive decisions under pressure
  • Knowledge of mine workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong written and verbal communication skills

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.

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.

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

Nickel West Mt Keith

Nickel West Mt Keith is located 460 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in the Northern Goldfields. Nickel West Mt Keith is a surface mining operation with an open pit and concentrator plant. The operation is surrounded by pastoral stations, with the nearest townships being Leinster and Wiluna. There’s plenty to keep you entertained in the Mt Keith Village. Take the heat off the day and head to the pool – or join in a game of footy. BBQ dinners are regularly held, and other social activities include movie nights. Employees commute to and from Perth on a fly in / fly out roster.

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 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.

As Dispatch Coordinator you will be responsible and accountable for the mine controllers' interaction with mine site operations in supporting the decision-making process of the Dispatch Fleet Management System in line with site KPI’s.

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