Supervisor Laboratory
Rio Tinto
Hope Downs, WA, Australia
6d ago

Laboratory Supervisor

  • 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
  • About you

    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.

    Apply today!

    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).

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