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Process Operators

Job No: PacAl659
Location: Bell Bay, Tasmania

Bell Bay Aluminium has been in operation since 1955 and was the first smelter built in the southern hemisphere.  The smelter produces around 200,000 tonnes of aluminium each year and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.  The site has a workforce of 445 employees with an additional 100+ contractors on site at any one time.  Bell Bay Aluminium's strategy is based on continually improving its cost competitiveness, ensuring the safe and environmentally sound management of its operations and the realisation of the full potential of its people, technology and physical assets.

Are you interested in taking on a new challenge?

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for Process Operator roles to join our busy and highly productive operations teams.

Process Operators follow safe working procedures to produce, transport and cast molten aluminium.

Key tasks include:

  • Safely working with molten aluminium
  • Preparing, measuring and adding raw materials
  • Preparing, operating and monitoring furnaces, reduction cells and other site processes
  • Following procedures and completing pre-task risk assessments
  • Ensuring that the plant is maintained in a clean, tidy and safe condition
  • Operating equipment 

These are full time roles on a 12 hour continuous day and night shift roster.

A Process Operator needs:

  • To be talented and motivated to succeed
  • A desire to learn new things, and an interest in taking on a challenge
  • A positive and conscientious work ethic
  • A strong commitment to workplace safety and a culture of continuous improvement
  • To be able to follow written instructions
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, and be supportive of the team leader
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Computer literacy

Successful candidates will be rewarded with an attractive salary, employee benefits and on the job training.  Working within a dynamic and friendly culture, in an organisation renowned for its world class safety standards and high quality product, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

These roles will be considered a local opportunity, candidates from interstate may apply but recruitment and relocation costs would not be covered by Bell Bay Aluminium.

This is an expression of interest application process which remains open.  Applications are being continuously reviewed as vacancies arise.  Candidates who are successful through the initial screening processes may be invited to an on site assessment centre.

As a passionate equal opportunity employer, we continue to promote a diverse work force so we strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds.


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