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 MECoE
BHP's Maintenance and Engineering Centre of Excellence (MECoE) are the coming together of a dedicated, innovative team focused on identifying, achieving and maintaining the highest standards in maintenance for BHP globally. Your diversity of thought and experience will be embraced and you will be empowered to make a real difference in our business.
You will utilise innovative approaches, tools and technology to add real value to our teams – setting new standards to guide improvement activity, transforming services and supporting our people.
About the Role
BHP’s Performance and Data Analytics team is responsible for undertaking analysis and providing insights to drive maintenance productivity and performance across our assets. Our activities range from identifying maintenance performance gaps, deriving actionable insights, formulating strategies and implementing improvement projects.
As a Specialist Data Science, you will be key driver in improving BHP’s maintenance productivity. Leveraging cutting-edge big data technologies and a rich library of datasets, the Specialist Data Science will develop quantitative analysis of current performance, identify drivers of failure and predictions on future performance. Furthermore, the role functions as a key advisor to decision makers as we develop strategies to mitigate risk and improve outcomes for our customers.
The Specialist Data Science will working collaboratively alongside other data scientists, performance and improvement specialists, and operations and business subject matter experts to level up BHP’s maintenance productivity.
This is a Brisbane based role offering permanent opportunity working Monday to Friday. Flexible working options are available.
In this role, you will:
Investigate complex problems using a structured problem-solving approach
Write code and conduct analysis utilising a range of technologies and techniques
Enable performance improvement by producing actionable insight from data
Work closely with stakeholders and SMEs to formulate asset management strategies from insights
Confidently present ideas, results, and recommendations to stakeholders at all organisational levels
You will have a related tertiary qualification and demonstrated experience in supporting business improvement strategies and initiatives.
Have strong analytical, critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
Have experience programming in Python and SQL to:
Build descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive modelling
Perform structured and unstructured data mining
Apply machine learning and statistical modelling techniques
Be a collaborative team player that is results orientated
Thrive in dynamic, fast paced teams.
Other highly regarded experience includes:
Have experience in exploring and proposing new ideas that may have benefits for the business
Asset Management experience in mining, manufacturing, or similar heavy industry
Experience working in engineering and/or management consulting
Experience using Power BI
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 a 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.