Senior Mining Applications Consultant

Location: Perth
Job Type: Full time
Reference: REF1596L

Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products. Our Company is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented employees have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate. This kind of operating excellence takes a special kind of team, made up of special people. One of them could be you.

About the opportunity

We have an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Industrial IT & Automation Professional to join the Global Information Technology and Automation Solutions (ITAS) group.

As the Senior Mining Applications Consultant, you will be the subject matter expert in Mining applications and digital solutions across the Bauxite business globally.

This role provides high-level technical services to all mining operations globally in the areas of Manufacturing and Mining Execution Systems (MES), Information Applications, as well as automation and digital innovation, to assist in optimising operation, reducing costs, improve productivity and increase competitiveness. You are customer-oriented problem solver with solid skills in change management and negotiation practices.

The Senior Mining Applications Consultant manages a team of information system consultants and/or contractors to provide analysis, development, planning and execution of Bauxite mining information applications with a focus on developing innovative and transformational digital solutions supporting Bauxite business Connected Mine strategic goal.

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

a Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or similar with experience in delivering services to Mining or heavy industry in business application development. You will have excellent communication skills as well as a working knowledge of relevant tools and technologies to provide the business with strategic direction and advice, technical assistance and support.

Candidates with substantial experience in integration and management of MES solutions in particular Pit to Port and Inventory Control (such as Ampla), Fleet Management (such as Jigsaw) and Real Time Information Historian (such as OSISoft PI) systems will be highly regarded.

About where you will work

Alcoa of Australia’s head office is located in Booragoon, approximately 15 kilometres south of Perth’s central business district. Approximately 150 employees provide corporate services, including finance, procurement, information technology, environmental management and corporate affairs, to Alcoa’s businesses locally and world-wide.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday 22nd August 2018

About Alcoa in Australia

Alcoa employs approximately 4,300 people in Western Australia (WA) and Victoria; most of our employees live regionally and our head office is in the Perth suburb of Booragoon.

Alcoa has been named an employer of choice for 16 consecutive years by the Federal Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), and Alcoa of Australia’s Chairman and Managing Director Michael Parker is a WGEA Pay Equity Ambassador.

Alcoa is an active and supportive partner in the community. The company sponsors ideas and opportunities important to local people such as addressing mental health, inspiring youth, promoting environmental education and highlighting health and safety.

Alcoa has been contributing economically and socially in Western Australia and Victoria for more than 50 years. More than 75 per cent of Alcoa of Australia’s total annual revenue stays in Australia through wages, local purchasing, taxes, royalties, capital investment and dividends to Australian shareholders

It is Alcoa's policy that all employees must advise their immediate supervisor or manager of their application prior to applying.

You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview, this process can take up to four weeks from the closing date.

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