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Expression of Interest: Contract Manager - Rock Tools

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Contract Manager – Rock Tools

Our Company and Culture

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a globally recognized leader in supplying equipment, tools, parts, service, and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. As a business area within the Sandvik Group, we are proud to employ approximately 44,000 people across more than 150 countries.

Our commitment to sustainability is unwavering, and we conduct business in a responsible and ethical manner. Our core values prioritize safety above all else, and we always operate with consideration for the environment and the communities in which we work. Our commitment to integrity and building relationships based on honesty, respect, and trust is paramount.

We recognize that our strength lies in diversity, and we are committed to fostering a workplace that values inclusion, fairness, and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Join us at Sandvik, where we are dedicated to delivering excellence and innovation in the mining and construction industries.

The role

The Contract Manager is responsible for the contracts management for our Pilbara Rock Tools Operations. This includes developing strong customer relationships at a senior level and providing the required service levels that continually demonstrate to our customers the value of Sandvik drilling consumables and services. The Contract Manager must have outstanding communication skills, be detail oriented and hold a superior customer service attitude.

Areas of responsibility

  • Ensure the Sandvik Safety management plan is fully implemented and operational across the operations.

  • Ensure the profitable control of each contracted site by monitoring and managing performance and costs.

  • Ensure that each contracted site complies with the required contract scope of works including contract KPI’s, and continuous improvement opportunities. Prepare and present detailed monthly reports and bi-annual contract reviews to the customer,

  • Ensure operational readiness through managing hiring, on-boarding, and training requirements for team members, coordinate rosters including relief and travel, manage the Sandvik owned house/accommodation, and manage company vehicle requirements including maintenance and leasing. Provide daily direction and mentorship to team members. Work closely with the Commercial & Operations Managers to ensure the administrative requirements of each contract site is completed.

    • Assist in the preparation of proposals, tenders, and product quotations.

    • Data entry and reporting.

    • Ensure EOM stock take, and invoicing are completed.

  • Identify and develop training requirements at each site, including product related training to assist our rock tool crews (and customers) to better understand the best use of Sandvik drilling consumables. Organise and facilitate regular customer training sessions and training materials.

  • Responsibility for all logistic requirements such as customer stock levels, Sandvik stock levels, forecasting, stock taking, stock reconciliation and stock turns.

Your profile

You will have or work towards having the relevant qualifications to work remotely on the contract sites including:

  • HR License
  • FL & DG High Risk Work Licenses

You will be available to work remotely in the Pilbara region, approximately 70% or as required.

It is essential that you have experience in Mining/Drilling application knowledge and exposure to commercial and contract management (or other similar disciplines). Relevant knowledge with the Sandvik product range including DTH and Rotary drilling products is highly regarded. You will have the ability to manage multiple competing tasks where required and demonstrate exceptional time management skills.

A good understanding of the service business process with demonstrated leadership and financial management skills and the ability to lead diverse teams will be viewed favourably. A strong customer focus and the ability to develop solid internal & external relationships at an operational and management level is a requirement, and you will have a high level of professionalism, honesty, and integrity.

To perform well in this role, you will be a strong communicator, display a high level of initiative and be able to work in varied conditions. Your interpersonal skills will be highly developed including the ability to negotiate with varying levels of the business. You will have a good level of computer literacy, with highly developed time management and organisational skills. It is also essential that you have a good understanding of the health and safety regulations required for the role.

What we offer

  • Flexible work arrangements, including options for working from home, condensed workweeks, and flexible start/finish times.

  • Competitive salary with a superannuation contribution of 13%.

  • Company Performance Bonus scheme and Length of Service Recognition program.

  • Paid parental leave and ongoing training and development opportunities.

  • Join a dynamic and inclusive team dedicated to driving success and supporting employee growth.

  • 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.

Agencies need not apply.

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

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Zelda Fowkes

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