Finished Product Operator – Experienced

Job Location: Bunbury & South West
Employer: South West Personnel
Full time

  • Permanent Positions with Albemarle
  • Cutting Edge Facility – Greenfield Project
  • Bunbury, South West of Western Australia
  • Competitive Salary and benefits   
  • Shiftwork–up to 12.5 hours

The Company

Albemarle Corporation is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts. Our 5,400 global employees are helping to power many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and pharmaceuticals to transportation and electronics.

 The Project

Albemarle is currently constructing a lithium hydroxide production plant within the Kemerton Strategic Industrial Area near the Western Australian city of Bunbury. The commissioning of the Kemerton site is expected to start in stages during the course of 2021, and by the end of 2021 the plant is expected to be producing battery grade lithium hydroxide to support the world’s growing electric vehicle and battery storage markets. Kemerton trains 1 & 2 are part of the MARBL Lithium JV, a 60:40 joint venture between Albemarle and Mineral Resources Limited.

 The Role

Reporting to the Finished Product Team Leader and working within the Supply Chain Area, Finished Product Operators are responsible for operating the Lithium Hydroxide and Sodium Sulphate packaging plants in a safe and productive manner.  Operating the plant involves many different process unit operations including, automatic units, product sampling, mobile equipment use and operational equipment monitoring.

Relocation packages are available for applicants from outside the region.

To be considered for the roles you will:

  • Demonstrate previous industry experience in a bulk bag product packaging/warehousing environment OR experience with preparing goods for dispatch
  • Possess a current Driver’s Licence
  • Hold a current High-Risk Forklift Ticket, with recent operating experience
  • Reach Stacker/Container Handling Forklift Experience (desirable)
  • Permit to work and site experience is essential
  • Possess excellent fault-finding skills and mechanical aptitude, with the ability to diagnose and trouble-shoot process plant functions
  • Be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical examination
  • Thrive in a drug and smoke-free environment
  • Comply with the site wide clean shaven policy

 What’s on offer?

  • Permanent residential position with generous benefits and provision for relocation assistance
  • An end-to-end experience – commission, operate and maintain
  • An attractive work/life balance in the pristine South West costal region of Western Australia
  • Company-wide focus on Safety and Core Values – care, curiosity, courage, collaboration, humility, integrity and transparency.

 To Apply

All applications and communication must be directed only to South West Personnel, to apply please submit your current CV including references via Seek. 

 Both Albemarle and South West Personnel are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through encouraging applications from indigenous Australians for all roles and females for non-traditional female roles.

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