Business Improvement Specialist

Date:  2 Apr 2024

St Ives - Kambalda, WA, AU, 6442

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  65467

Role Details:

Reporting to the Manager: business Improvement at St Ives, you will be responsible for supporting the implementation of improvement programs, activities and methodologies consistent with the site and Regional program. Coach Line Management and Change Leaders to achieve improved efficiency, costs and productivity while providing hands on leadership of improvement projects.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture, and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining. 

This role can be offered as residential in Kambalda/Kalgoorlie or surrounds on a 5 days on 2 days off, 4 days on 3 days off roster OR fly in fly out from Perth on an 8 days on 6 days off roster. 


Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Increase annual leave entitlements

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Educational assistance


About the role:

  • Install the Management Operating System in conjunction with area leads and oversees the utilisation and auditing of the process;

  • Cofacilitate Business Improvement (BI) Learning sessions, providing coaching to area based Change Leaders and their sponsors;

  • Contribute to Site Business Process Review activities and Business Planning sessions;

  • Facilitate projects from the pipeline to meet the Business Plan;

  • Embed in the Department as the BI Subject Matter Expert and internal consultant;

  • Apply visible leadership and change methods at the Project and Department level;

  • Provide input into the communication and change strategy for each BI initiative;

  • Lead and coach problem solving activities applying different methodologies including statistical process analysis and control.


About you:

  • Formal tertiary qualifications in business, science, technical or commercial/financial based disciplines 

  • Ideally Six Sigma (Black Belt or Green Belt) trained

  • Ideally Lean Manufacturing or similar training

  • Prior experience in a Business Improvement role in a mining environment or other heavy industry

  • Proven experience with influencing people and facilitating improvement initiatives and training sessions

  • Valid manual Drivers Licence


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Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce.  We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.