Specialist Automation – Systems Engineering

Location: Regional QLD
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 56925
At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success. The role reports to the Manager Automation, within the Systems Integration and Automation team. As a Specialist Automation, your core accountabilities will be:  
  • Provide leadership for the automation team at Operational Sites and Non-Process Infrastructure locations in respect to safe systems of work whilst ensuring all on-site work adheres to operational requirements such as management and risk assessments.
  • Lead one or many project teams delivering automation projects with a coal mining focus and act as single point of contact for those assigned projects in delivery.
  • Define, maintain and adhere to processes based upon Systems Engineering principles
  • Define the value proposition for the investment and define and measure the key value drivers to ensure project is value accretive.
  • Develop and/or identify cost effective, operable, maintainable and supportable automation solutions that address business problems and integrate with other existing/future business systems
  • Support the Implementation of innovation into autonomy fully aligned with the Technology roadmap maximising key business drivers at each asset.
  • You will have a proven track record of successful leadership and possess the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Mining sector is highly desirable and you will be familiar with systems engineering principles and test and evaluation methodology.
  • You will also be a flexible, resourceful and collaborative problem-solver. You will be able to use your relationship building and negotiation skills in order to effectively deal with complexity and distil key issues. Previous in a large scale automation environments using a variety of control systems will place you high regard.
  • A relevant tertiary degree (Engineering, Information Systems or related discipline) is essential.
  • Further postgraduate qualifications would be well regarded.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in Systems Engineering principles, and Test and Evaluation methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in Engineering or Technology roles. Industry experience in mining, oil & gas, utilities or manufacturing is desirable.
  • Experience in technology development, risk quantification, implementation and lifecycle management.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strategic external relationships and communicate effectively across all levels of business.
At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.