Senior Production Risk & Assurance Specialist


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Career opportunity
  • Worklife balance
  • Great working culture


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come. We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.


Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from jarrah forests, 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.


  • 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
  • Flexible working arrangements and industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Upskilling and training to support career development


Reporting to the Production Manager, the Senior Production Risk & Assurance Specialist is a leadership role which is accountable for the management of the Department Assurance and Operating Systems. The successful applicant with work directly with the Production Manager, Superintendents and operational teams to implement world class systems that ensure we can deliver on our Safety Guarantee and drive high performance operational outcomes

Key responsibilities are, but not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively to build a culture of safe operation and inclusive workplace behaviours
  • Manage compliance to department safety and risk management systems
  • Implement and improve process and quality assurance systems such as ISO9001
  • Governs process standards, procedures and work instructions for operational teams

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.


  • Relevant experience in either Alumina Refinery Operations or Risk and Assurance in an industrial context
  • Self-motivated with capability to operate autonomously in a dynamic production environment
  • Safety and risk reduction mindset which is delivered through inclusiveness, operating discipline, and an improvement focus
  • Proven capability to turn data into insights and drive sustainable change
  • Works collaborative with stakeholders to consistently deliver high quality outcomes

Qualifications for this position are:

  • Certificate IV in relevant field such as Health, Safety, Training, Risk Management and Process Operations

Desired Qualification:

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant field with specific preference for Process Engineering


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered, and appropriately rewarded. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

The job advert with close on 3rd October 2023.

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