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Reliability Engineer - Instrumentation | Nickel West | Kwinana | Part Time | 2-3 Days Per Week

BHP - Perth, WA

Mining, Oil & Gas
Source: uWorkin


About BHP

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 Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

About The Role

We are currently operating at record-breaking production rates and we continue to do this with finding liked-minded people that have a real passion for improvement and achievement. We seek candidates that can demonstrate their experiences in improving their workplace, are solutions focussed and enjoy working in a team that has many different skillsets and capabilities.

We are seeking a suitable candidate to work 2-3 days per week, who models our values and company purpose to fulfil the role of Reliability Engineer – Instrumentation. You will be a contributing member of the Site Reliability Team and working closely with our stakeholders and customers like Capital Projects Delivery Team and Site Operations Team.

Reporting to the Reliability Superintendent, you will be required to:

  • Analyse key reliability data to identify and implement optimisation/improvements to constantly improve plant reliability and help our in-house customers to achieve business goals.
  • Engage in daily safety activities and discussions to promote achievement of personal and team safety goals
  • participate in root cause analysis investigations on breakdowns to eliminate defects.
  • Lead/participate in high value improvement projects.
  • Manage the lifecycle of equipment by ensuring the effectiveness of strategies including offsite repairs and manage the integrity of equipment data and records.
  • Design and deploy fit for purpose maintenance strategies through the Failure Mode Analysis & Effect (FMEA) process for new equipment,
  • Develop work instructions or similar documentation in alignment with the maintenance strategy and requirements for maintenance tasks.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and attributes:
  • A degree in Engineering (Instrumentation or closely related discipline)
  • Proven problem solving skills with Reliability Engineering concepts and with experience of using tools such as FMEA, RCA, or similar.
  • Strong working experience in maintenance and/or reliability engineering in Mining or Oil and Gas industry.
  • Have a strong experience in Work Management and Material Master Data Management particularly in the SAP environment.
  • Working experience with Operations Readiness.
  • Working experience in Functional Safety and Hazardous Areas.
  • Strong engagement skills and a customer focused mindset to constantly communicate effectively and build mutually beneficial relationships with our Customers.

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

At BHP, we recognize 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.

On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with competitive remuneration package, including share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks of paid parental leave, performance based bonuses and a great working environment.

To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence on 26th March however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the ‘apply’ button below. Please note you may be requried to complete a video assessment as part of the initial application process.