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Warehouse Coordinator

Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Collie, WA, AU, 6225

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

The Opportunity


Reporting to the Supply Lead, the purpose of this role is to provide logistics and operational warehouse support to ensure that all warehouse facilities are maintained professionally and in compliance with S32 Values, Procedures, Standards and HSEC requirements.

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.




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.




Primary responsibilities are to:


  • Lead the execution of logistics services delivery and approved improvement opportunities including the project management, stakeholder and vendor engagement.
  • Manage contracted Vendors on and off site for performance, adherence to contract and invoicing.
  • Provide day-to-day leadership, expertise and direction to the team to ensure delivery against plans; Ensure service level is in line with Operational needs and expectations
  • Guide and coach individual team members and promote a culture of continuous improvement in order to build a high performing team.
  • Ensure team are trained, competent and understand the risks and controls for all work performed.
  • Ensure compliance to the 1SAP process for inventory administration, stock counts and capture related transactional data into the 1SAP system.
  • Adhere to S32 values & meets defined behavioural and safety awareness expectations.
  • Adhere to defined standard procedures and apply safe work practices. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all events and hazards and participate in workplace investigations or observations as required & record in G360
  • Contribute to overall effectiveness of the team by ensuring work is executed to a highest standard and in line with our procedures and standards
  • Cultivate positive relationships through effective communication and provide constructive feedback to peers on a regular basis.


About You   


Experience/Technical Skills


  • Strong experience in Logistics, Warehousing and/or Business improvement
  • Technical: Strong experience in continuous Improvement and problem-solving techniques and coaching.
  • Strong experience in logistics and/or warehouse processes and systems including SAP
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Demonstrates an ability to influence, communicate and engage with internal and external stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for the business and maintain supplier relationships; possessing strong collaborative engagement skills and a diverse and inclusive team culture, capabilities of presenting to large groups of internal and external stakeholders at senior executive level
  • Business Acumen: Sound understanding of financial and business concepts to analyses and maximize commercial contracting outcomes, possesses strategic and enterprise outlook
  • Team Leadership: Previous experience in leading a team of professionals will be advantageous
  • Demonstrable outcomes in safety leadership




  • Post-secondary learning in relevant disciplines


Our benefits


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


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 advertisement will close on the 9th of December 2021. Shortlisting may commence prior to this date at South32’s discretion.


COVID-19 Vaccination requirement


In accordance with the Resources Industry Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions issued by the Western Australian government, South32 must ensure that all persons who attend its Worsley Alumina operations on and from 1 December 2021 have received the first dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, and on and from 1 January 2022 have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. You acknowledge and agree that you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination status, which will be securely stored in accordance with Australian privacy legislation.