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Operator Mechanical

Date: 02-Aug-2022

Location: Port Kembla, NSW, AU, 2505

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About the role


Reporting to the Team Leader Production DCPP, this role will focus on performance, adjusting and carrying out maintenance repairs on the Coal Preparation Plant to support achievement of the business plan. It involves 12 hour shifts on a day night roster.


This is a full-time fixed-term opportunity for 2 years.


Accountabilities include


  • Plant inspection and monitoring of the process
  • Carrying out sampling and testing
  • Manual control adjustments
  • Problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Ordering spares utilising the SAP system to requisition goods
  • Carry out maintenance work and plant modifications to make the plant operations safe
  • Carry out routine planned Mechanical maintenance activities
  • Ensure the HSEC standards are maintained by correcting equipment performance, auditing the process and reporting non-conformances
  • Carry out plant cleaning tasks as required


About you


You will be interested in working for an organisation that embraces the diversity each person brings to the workplace. Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions, while supporting you in generating courageous solutions.


In addition, you will have:


  • Experience working in process or manufacturing plant environment
  • SAP experience
  • Forklift licence
  • Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical trade (Fitter)




This position will be at the Dendrobium Coal Preparation Plant which is in the southern coalfields of New South Wales, near the coastal city of Wollongong and approximately 75 kilometres south and southwest of Sydney.


About Illawarra Metallurgical Coal


Illawarra Metallurgical Coal is a long term and leading coking coal supplier which operates two underground metallurgical coal mines, two preparation plants and a logistics chain.


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.


Applications for this job will close on Tuesday 16th August.