Specialist Improvement


Posted on:  28th Mar 2024


At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world. As a collaborative, caring and inclusive company, there’s no better place to make a genuine difference. Together we’re making a positive, global impact that has the potential to change lives. Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy. 


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, magnificent jarrah forests and the food and wine heartland of the South-West and Peel Regions of Western Australia.

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


•    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


This role is a Permanent position on a 9 day-fortnight roster, DIDO from our Boddington Bauxite Mine, is located a short drive from the community of Boddington (10 minutes), Pinjarra (50 minutes) and the City of Mandurah (1 hour).

As the Specialist Improvement, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of key production and improvement opportunities across the mining supply chain as well as track and report on production and financial metrics.

Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to: 
•    Accountable for initiation, alignment, and establishment of BBM Mine Production improvement pipeline (Worsley Business Plan, Ideation Sessions, etc.)
•    Analyses key production and financial performance metrics to inform decision making and identify cost saving/improvements opportunities. 
•    Lead problem solving/ideation sessions for Mine Production challenges/bottlenecks.
•    Develops minor CAPEX project IAR for the Execution teams and provides required support for CAPEX projects delivery.


You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following:  

•    Strong data analytics abilities.
•    Excellent problem-solving and project management skills.
•    Strong conceptual thinking and data visualisation skills with practical alignment to reality.
•    Demonstrated leadership capabilities with excellent stakeholder engagement in positions of influence.

Qualifications for this position are:  

•    Tertiary qualifications in data analytics, engineering, geosciences, business, finance, or other relevant discipline.
•    Experience in open pit mine environment (preferable).

South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate.  We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

The job advert will close on 11th April 2024.

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