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Governance & Standards Superintendent

Date: 03-Feb-2023

Location: Collie, WA, AU, 6225

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

The Opportunity – Governance & Standards Superintendent - 9-day fortnight working week

The purpose of this exciting, technically diverse role is to lead and govern integrity of Worsley Standards and Risk Management across Tailings, Electrical, Mechanical, Gas and Radiation areas ensuring that change control and design management processes are robust. The Governance & Standards team consists of Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Geotechnical Engineers and Project Specialists.


Are you looking to be home every night? If so, this is your opportunity to live, work and play a short drive from stunning coastlines, scenic trails and the food and wine heartland of the west. 


Located in the picturesque south-west and Peel regions of Western Australia, South32 Worsley Alumina is on a journey to become the world’s leading Alumina producer where our 1500 workforce value the lifestyle that Worsley Alumina has to offer.


Our integrated Bauxite Mine, Alumina Refinery and Port Operation is creating the essential products needed for a sustainable low carbon future.


This role will be offered on a Permanent basis.



This role will be based at our Worsley Alumina Refinery which is a short drive from Collie (15 minutes), Bunbury (35 minutes) and other nearby scenic communities. 


As there is no accommodation on site, you will be required to drive in, drive out on a daily basis. Employees ideally live within an hour’s drive of Collie. 




Primary responsibilities are to:

•    Full supervisory responsibility for the Governance & Standards team including development, engagement, vision, performance and results of team members
•    Risk Control Ownership of Bauxite Residue Disposal Areas (BRDAs), Dams, Lifting and Arc Flash Material Risks
•    Stewardship and compliance management of Global Industry Standards on Tailings Management (GISTM) requirements
•    Provides Engineering standards and specification for Mechanical, Structural and Electrical plant and equipment 
•    Governance of Classified Plant (including Lifting), Gas Appliance and Piping, Electrical, Radiation, Pressure Vessels and Tank processes
•    Provide technical support with Electrical protection, Arc Flash Management and High-Voltage Power Systems
•    Engineering Change Management process ownership and governance


About You  
•    Relevant tertiary qualification in Engineering
•    Chartered Engineering status preferred but not essential
•    Comprehensive knowledge of relevant standards, regulations and legislative requirements
•    Experience with SAP ERP systems including data extraction and analysis
•    Well-developed communication skills & an ability to work across various stakeholders
Technical: Professional that has guided, developed and influenced practice in the Asset Management, Engineering and Governance and Standards areas
•    Operational: Has Managed projects and had responsibility for budgets development and management

Our Benefits


As part of the Worsley Alumina team, you will enjoy:


•    Competitive salaries including Short-Term Incentive Bonus
•    Additional employer superannuation contributions which depend on the level of employee contributions you choose.
•    Participation in the Employee Share Plan
•    Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
•    Company supported volunteering leave and opportunities across communities in the South-West
•    Novated lease and salary sacrifice options and flexible working arrangements
•    Exclusive employee discounts including health insurance, technology and travel.


Our Culture


At Worsley Alumina, our people are key to unlocking the potential of our operation and becoming the world’s leading Alumina producer.
If you value and care for your colleagues and families, enjoy a culture of trust and togetherness and have a desire for excellence to safely produce the products of the future, then we would love to hear from you.


As an employee, you can help shape the future of our operation through our:


Worsley Inclusion Network leading change initiatives across Worsley Alumina to increase Inclusion and Diversity in our workplace
Worsley Workforce Committee directly improving our employee experience
Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group working closely with our First Nations employees and community members to increase First Nations representation across Worsley Alumina.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not a requirement of employment at South32 Worsley Alumina.


Please note: This advertisement will close on the 17th February 2023