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Maintenance Fitter Technician

Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Collie, WA, AU, 6225

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32 


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. 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. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. With a focus on growing our base metals exposure, we also have two development options in North America and several partnerships with junior explorers around the world.


The Opportunity


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this role plays a key role on the Worsley maintenance team to safely execute maintenance work within an operation area as per SAP (computerized maintenance management system) processes, maintenance schedules and work instructions as directed by the Supervisor Maintenance.




  • Demonstrate commitment and conformance to safe work practices and procedures
  • Ensure compliance to the SAP process for work execution and capture related transactional data into the SAP system
  • Execute work orders as per schedule and relevant work instructions as directed by the supervisor maintenance or superintendent maintenance
  • Ensure work is done to the highest standard and history is recorded in SAP notifications for future reference
  • Provide input into root cause analysis and subsequent resolution of issues affecting equipment reliability
  • Ensure adequate scoping of corrective work to facilitate the planning process
  • Initiate updates to work procedures to ensure they are accurate and relevant to equipment as per the SAP process
  • Ensure returns of unused and reparable materials are processed accurately
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards and participate in workplace investigations or observations as required
  • Review and request updates to work management and other master data as required
  • Actively support and apply the company’s continuous improvement principles to minimize cost, maximize production


About you


  • experience in a relevant or equivalent role, with experience in a large-scale refinery preferred
  • SAP data entry, work order processing and warehouse functions knowledge




  • Australian recognised Mechanical Fitter trade certificate, Cert III in Mechanical Engineering (Fitter)
  • C class driver’s license
  • HRWL, DG, WP, FL, BR (desirable but not essential)


Our benefits


  • Competitive Salaries
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Incentive Bonuses
  • Additional employer superannuation contributions which depends on the level of employee contributions you choose.




This role will be based at our Worsley Refinery, where our employees choose to live in the Bunbury, Collie or other nearby communities which all offer an enviable country lifestyle. Surrounded by magnificent jarrah forests, pristine beaches and world-famous wineries, this is an opportunity too good to miss.


About Worsley


The South32 Worsley Alumina operation is one of the largest and lowest-cost bauxite mining and alumina refining in the world. Worsley manages a bauxite mine, alumina refinery and port operations in Western Australia’s South West.


Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


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


Please Note: This advert closes on the 29th of September 2021