Superintendent Process Control | Olympic Dam | 5/2 - 4/3

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Location:Australia

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.

Job Description


About Olympic Dam

As one of Australia’s largest mines and most complex minerals processing operations, it’s quite unique in that we produce Copper, Uranium, Gold and Silver. The local township of Roxby Downs is an active and progressive community offering a variety of modern, well-equipped housing, educational, health, sporting, leisure, shopping and cultural facilities.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Superintendent Process Control to join our team. Reporting to the Manager Technology Operations, the purpose of this role is to provide leadership to the on-site Technology personnel supporting process control activities for both Surface and Mine Operations at Olympic Dam.

The process control team support production facing improvement and stability activities to concentrate efforts in achieving process control excellence. The Process Control team are focussed on continuous improvement and are embedded in the routines of the existing Operations Production and Technical teams within each operation to support the realisation of initiatives.


Please note this position is based at Olympic Dam with FIFO, DIDO or residential options available, working a 5/3 4/3 lifestyle roster with flexibility discussions.

In this role you will:

  • Positively shape Process Control team culture in alignment with the BHP Charter Values;
  • Motivate, engage and coach the team towards achieving safety, inclusiveness and productivity goals;
  • Drive adherence to standards within Olympic Dam control systems;
  • Establish positive working relationships with operations and support functions; and
  • Ensure operational technology enables successful delivery of both the Mine and Surface Operations Plan.
About you


You will have a proven track record of successful front-line leadership of technical teams. The results you have achieved will demonstrate your ability to engage, lead change and influence others. Operational leadership experience is highly regarded and you will have experience in operational technology, process control and/or control systems.

Your ability to multi task and to meet tight deadlines will be second to none, as will your ability to adapt to change and remain calm under changing circumstances. Strong communication and problem solving skills are critical to this role, as will be the strong desire to motivate and lead your team. Stakeholder engagement and strong collaboration with Production, Technical, Metallurgical and Process Safety personnel will be required to maximise performance.

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.