Superintendent Reliability Engineering |Caval Ridge

Last updated 4 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

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 the role

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Superintendent Reliability Engineering is responsible for leading a team of Reliability Engineers, Condition Monitoring specialist and Asset Health specialists who drive the Maintenance performance and benchmarking through defect elimination, continuous improvement, strategy and reliability fundamentals.

Your key focus will be on Reliability improvements and the elimination of defects in the end-to-end maintenance system; inclusive of defects in parts, procedures, work quality and processes. Identifying and implementing improvement initiatives that enable Maintenance excellence and support business priorities for continuous improvement.

This role is located at Caval Ridge, 12km west of Moranbah with a choice of flexible rosters supporting a range of travel options.

Key responsibilities:
  • Leads, coaches and mentors team members to ensure delivery against performance targets;
  • Develop, implement and facilitate improvement initiatives across maintenance through sound financial and technical analysis;
  • Support your team in initiating and conduct root cause analysis and 'failure type' reviews (e.g. 5 Whys, RCA, Apollo, Causal Tree, Fish-bone) of heavy mobile and fixed plant equipment;
  • Lead preparation, development and reporting of Maintenance Department budget and forecast;
  • Analyse work management, plant and equipment performance;
  • Facilitate the technical input and optimisation of the maintenance strategies for equipment across site.

About You

As a strong leader and a working knowledge within engineering and relevant experience within reliability and asset management across heavy mobile or fixed plant will see you successfully lead and coach your team as well as influence your key stakeholders to ensure the success of our Caval Ridge operation.

Your knowledge of defect elimination and root cause analysis experience coupled with analytical, problem solving skills and financial acumen will ensure success in this role.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required to support cross-departmental engagement and effective communication throughout multiple levels of the business.

Supporting a diverse workforce

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 and other extended leave entitlements.


The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.

To protect the health and safety of vulnerable persons in line with current Government advice, you may be asked to undergo a COVID-19 related health assessment.

Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures. These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage.