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Operations Field Support

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Operations Field Support (Underground)

Our Company and Culture

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. The Sandvik Group has approximately 44,000 employees in more than 150 countries.

We conduct business in a sustainable and responsible manner. To achieve this, we always act in line with our high ethical standards, putting safety first and always showing consideration for the environment and the communities in which we operate. The safety and well-being of our employees and the environment are our core values. Finally, we care about others and build relationships based on honesty, respect, and trust.

At Sandvik, 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The role

This role can suit either entry level candidates or people with experience with rock tools or underground mining. We are seeking motivated and customer focused individuals for the role of Operations Field Support. The role is based at our underground client mine site in Western Australia and will see you engaged in direct customer service and Rock Tools (ROTO) operational/coordination activities. Our staff provide you with comprehensive training to set you up to succeed.

This presents you the opportunity to learn and apply Sandvik specific knowledge and services in support of mining customers. In turn, potential career opportunities include promotion to higher operations levels, or career paths to other roles such as sales, service, supervisory or management positions.

This position can be either FIFO or residential (Kalgoorlie). If FIFO; candidates must be based in Perth with reliable access to the Perth Domestic Airport.

Some of the requirements of the role include:

  • Daily driving underground & management of drill consumables to drill rigs and drill sites
  • Managing drilling consumables inventories
  • Accurately recording daily data through Sandvik iPad data systems
  • Analysing and reporting on drilling consumable performance, condition, and failures
  • Positively engaging with our client’s mining operators
  • Sorting, analysing, recording, and servicing of used drill bits and consumables

Essential requirements

  • Valid manual C Class Driver’s license.
  • FIFO roster reliability (8 days on/6 days off – 12 hour days, day shift only)
  • Fitness / capacity for work (employment medicals arranged by Sandvik required)
  • Ability to safely lift minimum of 40 kg
  • Ability to pass a police clearance and drug test.
  • Working rights for Australia
  • High customer focus and positive service orientation and attitude
  • Able to perform independently and in teams.
  • Adaptable and resilient.
  • Strong English communication skills

Your profile

You will have aptitude for learning and the ability to engage in labour intensive work; you have receptiveness to training and guidance; safety behaviours; and effective communication and collaboration skills. These will be the foundation of your progression to the ROTO activities you will be required to perform.

Agencies need not apply.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

What we offer

  • An Employee Benefits Program including salary sacrifice options,
  • Length of Service Recognition program.
  • Company Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Company funded paid parental leave which includes superannuation contributions during the leave period.
  • Training and development opportunities for employees – from internal programs to contributions towards external studies
  • A Sandvik Wellness Program for employees’ who want to improve their health and wellbeing
  • A rewarding career with diverse opportunities
  • Attractive Superannuation on top of all earnings (if you choose)

Sandvik is proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and benefits on the Work180 website