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Business Improvement Specialist

  • Fantastic Opportunity to work with a Leading Mining & Resources Client

  • FIFO from Perth

  • 9 Day Fortnight

About our client:

Rio Tinto operates the worlds largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role:

WorkPac is seeking an experienced Business Improvement Specialist to join Rio Tintos Operational Excellence department at the Brockman 4 site. This position is available for an initial six-month duration, on a 5:2, 4:3 FIFO roster from Perth.

In this role, you will provide technical assistance, support, and expert advice on continuous improvement practices across the operations. Your responsibilities will include developing, coaching, and mentoring other professionals, as well as supporting the decision-making processes of leadership.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and work as a trusted advisor to influence and coach for positive change in mindsets, behaviours, practices and processes

  • Actively engage with operational team members to identify bottlenecks and opportunities to increase operational effectiveness

  • Support and coach operational team members to achieve waste elimination, process excellence, safety improvements and other business improvement opportunities

  • Facilitate and implement high value business improvement projects using LEAN tools, ensuring projects are effectively planned and value is captured, tracked and verified

  • Undertake KPI and trend analysis to support the delivery of business improvement initiatives

  • Support, sustain and refine Rio Tinto Safe Production System (SPS) deployment

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Business, engineering or other technical degree

  • Solid communication, collaboration & people engagement skillset with ability to develop strong interfaces and relationships across the site

  • Previous experience in leading groups of people or facilitating workshops to deliver results

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Advanced MS office skills including Excel with a strong focus on data and analytics capability?

  • Power BI creation skills

  • Lean Six Sigma or similar Business Improvement qualification

  • C Class Drivers Licence

About WorkPac:

The WorkPac Group is Australias largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a Good Move.

Apply Now

Click on the Apply button or for a confidential discussion please contact:

Principal Consultant: Bella Mason via Contact Number 08 9201 6268quoting the below Reference Number
RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20245119

At WorkPac, we recognise 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.

Job title: Business Improvement Specialist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Project Management Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2024-07-11
Reference: 7469J20245119