Nyrstar Port Pirie Pty Ltd

Who we are

Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In August 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide. Visit www.nyrstar.com

Overview of the role

Applications are now open for a Day Team Leader in the Refinery department.

The Day Team Leader provides leadership to the shift team and day team members, whilst monitoring the safe production of activities, as well as collecting and analysing plant data in order to assess process problems and recommend a course of action.

The incumbent is responsible for providing input and assisting in the development of the planned maintenance schedule. In addition to this, the Day Team Leader ensures adequate standards of housekeeping, hygiene and dust suppression within the work area.

This is a residential role, based in Port Pirie, South Australia on a Monday to Friday roster. Relocation assistance will be provided to the successful candidate as required.

Key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing direction and support to overcome day-to-day problems that may impact upon safety, environment and production
  • Manage production variance processes
  • Assist with business improvement activities
  • Personnel development, succession planning and operational flexibility

Qualifications, Skills & Experiences:

  • High level knowledge of site process, production techniques; principles of personnel management, organisational change, process improvement and communication.
  • Knowledge of lean principles and how to apply in a production environment
  • Great organisational and time management skills; with the ability to remain calm and focused
  • Excellent problem solving and lateral thinking abilities; including verbal skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel, Word, Outlook and SAP
  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management and/or demonstrated leadership experience is advantageous
  • Certificate IV in WHS or high level knowledge of safety and safe systems is advantageous

What does working for Nyrstar mean?

We offer a career of challenge, reward and growth in a company that is focussed on being a leader in our field. Safety, Health, Hygiene & Environment are the foundation of all our values – we live safety by living our values: Respect, Ownership, Excellence, Teamwork and Integrity.

What we offer:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Competitive salary
  • Subsidised health membership
  • Private Health benefits option (corporate rates)
  • Subsidised Dental Health Care – for you and your family
  • Novated car leasing option
  • Relocation support
  • Study leave assistance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/230920/admin/

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Submit your application including a cover letter, resume and copies of relevant qualifications.

Please note you must have unrestricted valid rights to work in Australia. Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Nyrstar Port Pirie’s Safety Policy requires clean shaven employees and is a non-smoking site. As a Major Hazard Facility that is subject to SafeWork SA regulations, you may be asked questions regarding your physical attributes to ensure regulatory compliance. Only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at Nyrstar.

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To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.