Specialist Hygiene


Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


  • Career opportunity
  • Worklife balance
  • Great work 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


Reporting to the Superintendent Health and Hygiene, the role of Hygiene Specialist is responsible for contributing to the development, governance and continuous improvement of Worsley’s health standards, procedures, tools and programs to enable the operations to effectively manage hygiene risk.

This role leads the documentation of the project plan for the breadth of MTP enabling activities.

This role will be offered on a Permanent basis.

We are open to any grad students, or newly graduated students please feel free to apply.

Position is based at


This role will be based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (35 minutes – bus available from Bunbury location only) and other nearby scenic communities. Discussion is open for flexible work arrangements to accommodate Mandurah, or similar, based individuals.

As there is no accommodation on site, you will be required to drive in, drive out on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities

  • Contribute to the Worsley HSERT Operations goals, based on the South32 HSERT strategy
  • Develop and continuously improve Worsley’s hygiene standards, procedures, tools and programs to enable the operations to effectively manage safety risk.
  • Provide input into the strategic direction for hygiene management to reduce long-term risk exposure, support legal compliance and promote enduring hygiene outcomes
  • Provide support in the effective deployment of the Hygiene Standard across Worsley
  • Actively carry out sampling activities, Analyse hygiene data, including event management and assurance outcomes, to identify improvement opportunities relating to Worsley hygiene standards, systems, processes and material risks Across all three operational locations


  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma (Science / Safety /Engineering / Similar)
  • Professional who has guided, developed and influenced practice in the H&S area with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant industry. (i.e. mining or heavy industry)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an operational environment in health/hygiene
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships (face-to-face and remote)


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 4th October 2023.

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