Maintenance Supervisor


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Work on a Sportsman roster
  • Supervisory or large refinery
  • Located in the beautiful South-West

The Opportunity – Maintenance Supervisor – Permanent role – Sportsman roster

Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from stunning coastlines, scenic trails and the food and wine heartland of the west.

Located in the picturesque south-west and Peel regions of Western Australia, South32 Worsley Alumina is on a journey to become the world’s leading Alumina producer where our 1500 workforce value the lifestyle that Worsley Alumina has to offer.

Our integrated Bauxite Mine, Alumina Refinery and Port Operation is creating the essential products needed for a sustainable low carbon future.

The purpose of this role is to lead a Maintenance crew within an operation area or in a specialized discipline over the entire operation and ensure maintenance activities are safely executed against schedules, plans, and specified standards.

This role will be offered on a Permanent basis.


This role will be based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (35 minutes) and other nearby scenic communities.

As there is no accommodation on site, you will be required to drive in, drive out on a daily basis. Employees ideally live within an hour’s drive of Collie.


Primary responsibilities are to:

  • Ensure operations activities are conducted safely by competent operations personnel in accordance with the relevant standards and operating procedures.
  • Lead a maintenance execution team and promote operating discipline related to the SAP work management processes
  • Review the plan for the next day and commit to the next day’s work, rescheduling what will not be achieved
  • Handover to the next team and set the team up for success by handing over area and rescheduled plan with integrity
  • Ensure timely updates of resource work centre capacity data to enable effective scheduling.

About You

  • Currently holds or can be appointed a Section 44 General Appointment
  • Holds a recognised trade qualification or possess’ significant supervisory experience in a maintenance environment
  • Significant experience at supervisory level with a demonstrated capability to successfully lead a team, influence others and performance manage a team
  • Self-reliant contributor with distinctive proficiency in a maintenance area and detailed knowledge of procedures related to the operation.
  • Ability to follow safety and operating procedures, handle unit emergencies and communicate appropriately

Our Benefits

As part of the Worsley Alumina team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries including Short-Term Incentive Bonus
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Company supported volunteering leave and opportunities across communities in the South-West
  • Novated lease and salary sacrifice options
  • Exclusive employee discounts including health insurance, technology and travel.

Our Culture

At Worsley Alumina, our people are key to unlocking the potential of our operation and becoming the world’s leading Alumina producer.

If you value and care for your colleagues and families, enjoy a culture of trust and togetherness and have a desire for excellence to safely produce the products of the future, then we would love to hear from you.

As an employee, you can help shape the future of our operation through our:
- Worsley Workforce Committee directly improving our employee experience
- Worsley Inclusion Network leading change initiatives across Worsley Alumina to increase Inclusion and Diversity in our workplace
- Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group working closely with our First Nations employees and community members to increase First Nations representation across Worsley Alumina.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not a requirement of employment at South32 Worsley Alumina.

Please note: This advertisement will close on the 9th December 2022

You’ve got this!