Maintenance Supervisor

Employer:
Alcoa
Posted
Oct. 11, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
Closing
Oct. 23, 2019, 12:12 p.m.

About the Opportunity

Alcoa’s Kwinana Refinery are in search of Maintenance Supervisor to join the team at our Residue operation. The working roster for this role is 10.3 hour shift.

As an Alcoa supervisor you will play a large part in the success of work execution and people engagement. This front-line leadership role is responsible for coaching and mentoring others to reach their full potential, developing and upholding very high standards in safety, maintenance practices whilst guiding diverse teams to achieve its goals in all areas of the business.

You will act as a help chain to the team, with your ability to problem solve maintenance and team issues. You will be responsible for implementing and sustaining business system improvements, assisting team members implement suggestion scheme ideas and the auditing of standardised work practices. You will enjoy meeting challenges and working with a diverse group to develop and implement strategies across our workgroups.

Core activities for this role are:

Achieving planned maintenance targets for residue

Maximising the availability of the residue filtration and materials handling systems

Subject matter expert for mechanical and electrical equipment within the filtration facility

The effective coordination of appropriate support resources to enable the work groups to achieve short-term and long-term business plans

Implement and achieve sustained improvements in problem solving through your leadership

Improve the overall effectiveness of the work group by improving their capability, accountability and applied effort

You will enjoy meeting challenges and working with a diverse group to develop and implement strategies across our work groups.

For the right candidate, flexible work arrangements would be considered for this role.  Please let us know when you apply if this is something you are seeking.

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

About you

Our values – act with integrity, operate with excellence, care for people – are at the foundation of everything we do.

To be successful in this role and to play a part in our ongoing success you will have:

Strong leadership qualities

The ability to demonstrate a deep commitment to safety and the environment

Initiative and self-motivation to excel in working with minimal supervision

Highly developed team leadership and communication skills, and

Experience in implementing and leading change initiatives is required.

A strong maintenance background is essential and it is advantageous if applicants have experience working in an alumina/refining processing plant or mining/industrial environment. An Electrical/Instrumentation trade background qualification will also be highly regarded.

About where you will work

Kwinana Alumina Refinery is located 40 kilometres south of Perth in the Kwinana Industrial Area. It is a major employer in the area with approximately 870 employees. An estimated 48 per cent of employees live in the neighbouring communities of Kwinana, Cockburn and Rockingham.

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