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  • 20/02/2024

Process Technician (Whyalla, SA, AU)

About the role

Our Iron Baron Mining Operations team are seeking to appoint a Process Technician reporting to the Shift Team Leader working an appealing roster –  12 hour dayshift/nightshift roster, equal time.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Performing planned preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure the condition and productive capacity of the Plant assets meets targets and delivers sustainable operations
  • Demonstrate ability to identify faults through the use of fault finding techniques with the ability to troubleshoot and rectify problems
  • Correctly operate the plant and equipment to ensure the condition and productive capacity of the Plant assets meets targets and delivers sustainable operations
  • Working in a professional, timely and safe manner following all SIMEC Mining’s standards and procedures


About your experience

You will be a self-starter with the drive to safely complete any task you are given.  This role will challenge and reward you, it will see you work in a strong team with a focus on safety performance and customer satisfaction. 

Your key qualifications and skills will include:

  • Formal trade qualifications;
    Mechanical Fitter (Cert 111 Eng)
  • Prior experience working in mining or heavy industry, highly regarded
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment


About our team

Join the team and be part of a greener future in mining and steel

Help shape a sustainable future in mining and steel

SIMEC mining, part of GFG Alliance, has committed to take the lead in decarbonising the steel industry, with an ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030.
SIMEC Mining in the Middle Back Ranges, near Whyalla in South Australia, is one of the best locations in the world for high quality magnetite; the quality feed needed to make GREEN IRON and GREEN STEEL.

Being located just 50kms from the Whyalla Port and our very own steelworks, we are in a prime position to drive this global change.

Whyalla boasts a broad range of services, educational and recreational opportunities being part of the community means you can go home after your shift and spend time with family, play sport and be a regular member of team.

Come and join our team and be at the forefront of expanding and transforming our industry sector, as we work and play together to shape a sustainable future for future generations.


Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.