Process Technicians- Boyne Smelters

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Permanent1 hour ago
  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
Full Job Description
Process Technicians at Boyne Smelters- Expression of Interest for our talent pool

Fantastic opportunity to join our industry – entry level opportunities available

Learn new skills and be part of a safety driven and supportive culture

Permanent Employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits

We are seeking expressions of interest from people interested in starting a new career and learning new skills at our Boyne Smelter in Tannum Sands. We have current and upcoming vacancies across our three key operating areas (Carbon, Reduction and Metal Products) and are looking for energetic and safety driven people to join us!

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

The role of a Process Technician is vital to the success of our business. Working in a strong team environment you will be responsible for supporting our operational departments to ensure the safe and sustainable production of aluminium through the operation of mobile and fixed plant equipment in conjunction with manual duties.

Some of the key responsibilities of a Process Technician include:

Operating cranes to set anodes and tap metal and other tasks to tend the cells

Process operations including cell dressing, raising beams, filling cell ore hoppers, tapping and transferring bath

Driving mobile equipment as required (including forklifts)

Process operations – examples include process control using control panels, casting hot metal, operating fixed plant equipment, using scabble guns, equipment isolation and de-isolation, process sampling and housekeeping

Metal transportation using specialised equipment, furnace preparation, casting pit operation, ingot machine operation, product inspection and quality control, operation of cutting saws, fabrication of M-straps fabrication and dross handling.

What you will bring

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
Demonstrated commitment to safety

Demonstrated ability to function effectively as part of a team and to autonomously manage your workload

Excellent communication skills

A willingness to learn and enthusiasm to develop new skills as required

A willingness and ability to work in a labour intensive role, in confined space, at heights and in hot environments

A willingness and ability to work on a roster consisting of two 12-hour day shifts followed by two 12-hour night shifts and 4 days off

Whilst heavy industry experience is a bonus it is not essential as on the job training will be provided to suitable candidates.

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

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

Company provided insurance cover

Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options

Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave

Where you’ll be working

Opened in 1982, Boyne Smelters Limited is Australia’s second largest aluminium smelter with a 1,000-person strong workforce. Located approximately 20 kilometres south east of Gladstone at Boyne Island on the Central Queensland coast, BSL produces around 500,000 tonnes of aluminium per annum.

Activities at BSL include manufacturing carbon anodes in the carbon plant, aluminium production (smelting) in reduction lines, and casting of molten material into aluminium products ready to ship. The smelter is connected via a conveyor belt to the Queensland Alumina Limited refinery for the supply of alumina.

Along with Yarwun Operations and Queensland Alumina Limited, BSL supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here for Gladstone.

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