Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • State of Queensland


Specialist Analysis & Improvement

Job No. 796782
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - Queensland
Categories Maintenance/Mantenimiento, Mining/Mina, Operations/Operaciones
Published 12 Dec 2017 | E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close 19 Dec 2017 | E. Australia Standard Time
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.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Maintenance Analysis & Improvement, the Specialist Analysis & Improvement provides technical advice, detailed failure investigations, analysis and benchmarking of our maintenance performance. An experience base with both Draglines and Electric Shovels would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be able to engage, collaborate, identify and implement improvement initiatives which will enable best practice maintenance performance, focusing on continuous improvement and defect elimination.

This role is based at Goonyella Riverside Mine on a Monday to Friday roster.

In this role you will:

Promote a culture of Zero Harm and engage in meaningful safety interactions,
Monitor equipment health and performance based on condition monitoring and OEM information,
Initiate and conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) investigations on major and chronic failures,
Be accountable for site’s Dragline and Electric Shovel fleet availability and reliability performance,
Liaise with the Maintenance Centre of Excellence (MCoE) to manage, govern and own equipment maintenance strategies,
Drive process discipline in order to ensure Preventative Maintenance is correctly executed,
Develop, implement and facilitate improvement initiatives across site through business acumen and technical analysis,
Build positive relationship with maintenance teams and provide technical expertise to support work quality and safe execution of work.
About you

Tertiary qualification in Mechanical or Electrical field,
Demonstrated experience in Root Cause Analysis techniques and continuous improvement tools,
Strong analytical and problem solving skills,
Ability to collaborate with others, communicate and engage with diverse stakeholders to share knowledge and provide technical guidance,
Confidence in implementation and management of maintenance strategies in SAP (or similar systems),
Passionate about innovation, defect elimination and continuous improvement.
Dragline and Electric Shovel technical experience is an advantage, although not essential.
Supporting a diverse workforce

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.

How to apply

Reference Number – 796782

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

About the company

BHP Billiton is the world's largest mining company. Its origin comes from the merger (2001) of the Australian company Broken Hill Proprietary (BHP) and the British company Billiton.

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