Maintenance Team Lead - Fixed Plant | Nickel West - Leinster

Location: Regional WA
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 63997

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**About Nickel West

Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. We also have plans to expand our operations with new mines in the northern Goldfields and a large nickel sulphate plant in Kwinana.

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West is undergoing an exciting business transformation to become a globally significant supplier of battery materials to the electric vehicle market. Nickel West will soon become the world’s largest producer of Nickel Sulphate, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. As the world’s largest producer of nickel briquettes and nickel powder, Nickel West is leading the new-energy revolution in Western Australia.

Nickel West has an exciting future ahead. We invite you to join us at Nickel West as we seek to energize our future.

Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits -

Family friendly roster 7 days on, 7 days off -

Nickel West is positioned well to energise our future

As the Maintenance Team Leader you will be responsible for directing work priorities for preventive and breakdown maintenance of all surface and underground fixed plant Equipment. You will also be working with the highest priority to safety at all times, striving to complete work within agreed timeframes and in doing so, supporting Leinster by being industry leaders in maintenance.

  • Previous supervisory experience, coupled with the ability to demonstrate a good level of communication skills across all levels of the organisation
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven experience in a mining or maintenance environment
  • Dealing with all aspects of Fixed Plant Equipment.
  • Underground experience is desired
  • Ability to read and interpret hydraulic and electrical circuit flow diagrams would be preferred
  • Strong orientation to safe work practices, demonstrating a "can do" attitude
  • Necessary qualifications include an A class drivers licence or national equivalent.
  • A Mechanical Trade Certificate at accredited institution
  • Computer literacy is essential and exposure to 1SAP would be beneficial.

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

Nickel West Leinster

Nickel West Leinster is located 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. The operation sources nickel ore from various ore bodies before crushing and processing to produce a concentrate. The Leinster Village and Township offer a unique lifestyle with conveniences – an Olympic size swimming pool, health and fitness centre and various sporting facilities. Employees can stay residential or commute to and from Perth on a fly in / fly out roster or from regional areas on a drive in / drive out roster.

On offer is a range of employee benefits including development and career opportunities together with competitive remuneration package, including share options, generous superannuation contributions, 18 weeks of paid parental leave, performance based bonuses and a great working environment.

To Apply Short listing for this position will commence on 16th of August 2018, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated. To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the ‘apply’ button below.**