Supervisor Maintenance


Posted on:  15th Feb 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 40hrs/week; 4days at 10hrs/day (rotating RDO) roster DIDO from 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.  

As the Supervisor Maintenance, you will be responsible for leading the 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.

Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to: 
•    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.
•    Verify production execution employees and contractors adhere to work standards, are competent, and understands the purpose and functionality of critical controls relevant to their work.


You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following:  

•    Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
•    Self-reliant contributor with distinctive proficiency in a maintenance area and detailed knowledge of procedures related to the operation. 
•    Intermediate proficiency in computer applications such as SAP.
•    Ability to effectively communicate across multiple levels and disciplines.
•    Ability to multi-task, problem solve and manage competing priorities.
•    Fixed Plant Knowledge primarily in Conveyor  & Mill Maintenance.

Qualifications for this position are:  

•    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. 

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 29th February 2024.

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