South32 2022 Graduate Program | Technology | WA

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We are South32. We are making a difference with the work we do. Join us to begin your future.

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America.

We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.

We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

The Opportunity

As a graduate in our Technology team you get to explore different technologies to find solutions to complex problems within the business. You will learn to plan, convert and deliver technical problems into real-life business solutions that will help South32 to improve safety and productivity. You will be part of a team that’s excited by new and upcoming technologies and welcoming of new and innovative ideas. Students in the Technology function can apply to be situated at our operations in Illawarra and the Perth office.

About the Graduate Program

As one of Australia’s top graduate employers, we offer bespoke programs designed specifically for you. Participants will be matched with a member of our team who will work with you to create goals that are aligned to your interests and strengths to help you kick-start your future career.

Throughout the program, you will be offered unique opportunities to

  • Learn and excel in your day to day work supported by comprehensive frameworks
  • Gain exposure to high-quality operations based on your unique career pathway
  • Support an improvement initiative with genuine business impacts
  • Develop technically in a bespoke two to three-year program
  • Grow personally and professionally in a dynamic, inclusive and supportive culture
  • Receive dedicated support from graduate buddies and senior leaders
  • Participate in an environment which embraces innovation and collaboration
  • Receive competitive salaries, education and career development

About you

We are targeting students in their final year who are studying:

  • Computer Science
  • Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Finance/Commerce
  • Engineering (Electrical, Mechatronics, Process, Industrial, Instrumentation)
  • Data Analytics, or
  • Any degree with an interest and passion for technology

You will need to be in your final year, set to graduate by December 2021, of a relevant university degree and have the right to live and work in Australia. You will be willing to complete a medical assessment and be available to commence work in February 2022.

For more information about our graduate program, please visit;

Why choose us?

We are always looking for our future colleagues, leaders and technical experts.

We attract talented people with exceptional skills who share our values of care, togetherness, trust and excellence and want to make a difference with the work that they do.

If this sounds like you, please apply via our website. We look forward to receiving your application and exploring this opportunity with you very soon.

Applications close on the 9th April.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds