Superintendent Production Scheduling | Iron Ore | FIFO | 5:2/4:3

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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

BHP Iron Ore is one of the world’s leading suppliers of iron ore. The Company’s operations currently involve an integrated system of seven inland mines, an extensive rail network and two separate port facilities. Reporting to the Manager Production Scheduling (Eastern Pilbara), the Superintendent Production Scheduling is responsible for delivering mine plans and mine designs within the Weekly and 2 Year horizon (inclusive of yearly Budget).

The Superintendent Production Scheduling translates the annual strategic mine plan direction into executable mine schedules, ensuring alignment to the supply chain demand, and providing leadership to the Production Scheduling team, empowering them to deliver a high standard of work and maintain strong engagements with operations. Key responsibilities include:

  • Identify and frame the risks and opportunities associated with the operation and intrinsic to the mine plans, and present quarterly to the leadership teams.
  • Ensuring the elements within the mine schedules that influence value and costs are communicated appropriately with leadership teams.
  • Continually monitor the culture of the Production scheduling team to maintain an environment fit for high performance and collaboration.
  • Lead, coach and mentor future leaders within the Production Scheduling team
  • Monitor compliance to plan and investigate any significant deviations

About You

We have a strong focus on finding individuals with the right values, leadership capability, and communication skills.   Your interpersonal skills will foster collaborative working relationships across our Geoscience, Engineering, Studies and Operational Teams. In addition to demonstrated ability to consolidate and analyse information, you will have the skills and knowledge to provide critical thinking and a solution-focused attitude.  


  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering, other related disciplines such as Engineering and Geoscience, and/or significant mine site experience. 


  • Resource industry and site based experience 

  • Capability with a Mining CAD package (such as Vulcan) 

  • Capability with mine planning and/or scheduling software 


Working on a Fly in Fly 5/2 4/3 roster out basis at our Western Australia Iron Ore operations, you will enjoy outstanding facilities at the FIFO villages including; a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, netted soccer court, tennis and basketball court, beach volleyball court and recreation room including a pool table, darts, table tennis, TV and DVD player. All rooms at the village have their own ensuite bathroom, television, refrigerator and air-conditioning.

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.

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