Supportive team culture with a focus on inclusion, safety and work life balance
Opportunity to apply your strong laboratory knowledge in a leadership role
Attractive 9-day fortnight roster (FIFO ex Perth)
About the opportunity
We are looking for motivated, safety conscious Laboratory Supervisor to join the Laboratory Team at Hope Downs. This role presents a great opportunity to combine your technical knowledge in sampling processes and quality assurance with your leadership abilities to develop, mentor and guide a dynamic group of laboratory operators.
Reporting to the Superintendent Fixed Plant Operations, some of your accountabilities will including :
Provide technical leadership and support to the Laboratory Team
Ensure that sampling turnaround times are met safely and to a high standard
Ensure a high degree of quality control is maintained
Ensure that data is collected, validated and collated for high quality management practices
Exhibit and demand good housekeeping practices within the lab area
Ensure that all equipment is maintained to optimum levels
Manage all consumable items for the laboratory area
To be successfully considered for this role :
Be proactive with a commitment in driving a safe and inclusive team culture
Proven experience working in leadership roles and be confident in effectively leading, mentoring and coaching team members
Knowledge of operational systems; IMP robotics and operating systems, Starlims, FDMS, TIKS, SuperQ, and Chemalert
Technical and analytical experience in flux fusion, Leco TGA and XRF operations
A current Australian C Class driver's license
It would be also beneficial if you have :
A Certificate III or higher in Laboratory Operations or a related discipline
Mechanical and / or electrical trouble shooter on laboratory equipment
High Risk Forklift licence
Come join the team and enjoy some great benefits we have to offer :
A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with Annual incentive program
Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
Attractive share ownership plan
Extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options
Career development and education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation / annual, paid parental, sick leave)
Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.
We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. You may also be required to complete on-line assessments as part of the selection process.
This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.
Applications close on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date).