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About the Role
Western Australian Iron Ore currently have a vacancy available on a permanent basis for a Laboratory Analyst to join the team working in the new Port laboratory, which is a fully automated, robotically driven facility. You will be a motivated, inclusive individual capable of providing quality results.
Reporting to the Supervisor Laboratory, your responsibilities will include:
An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Drive and encourage accountability and culture within the team, promoting positive relationships.
Monitor and operate the Laboratory equipment and systems to provide sample analysis results.
Report cargo analysis results.
Monitor the Laboratories assays accuracy, with precision and inform the Snr Analyst of any non-conformances.
Perform the Laboratory quality control tasks to the quality defined in the Laboratory procedures as assigned by the Laboratory Supervisor.
Identify, and within training and competency, resolve equipment faults to maintain equipment availability.
Escalate and propose continuous improvement initiatives and diligently implement changes.
Execute planned work tasks in a timely manner as scheduled.
To be successful in this role you will possess the following:
An open C Class driver’s license
Effective communications skills, along with strong problem solving and analytical skills
Positive can-do attitude with a willingness to learn new skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook & Excel
Experience in the mining industry and experience with laboratory instrumentation is preferred
Demonstrated competence with computer-based ordering and work management systems, such as SAP is desirable
This is a residential role based at Port Hedland. Port Hedland is home to our port and rail operations and is the largest regional centre in North West Australia.
About our Process
At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.
BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website (LINK)
Supporting a Diverse Workforce
The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.
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 and parent rooms.