Minesite Technical Manager (FMG)


Job Information

Job Title: Minesite Technical Manager (FMG)
Job Code: 
Job Category: Minerals
Job Location: Pilbara, WA

About The Role

The primary purpose of this role is to provide day-to-day interface with the client (FMG), while also supporting client sites on technical matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain constant communication with management, staff, customer, and suppliers to ensure proper operations of the business
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality control and assurance protocols
  • Champion the efficiency of existing operational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain the businesses internal capacity
  • Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined scope
  • Track staffing requirements, hiring new employees as required 
  • Oversee stock and inventory management

Selection Criteria

The successful candidate should be able to:

  • Lead, motivate, and support a team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment
  • Work with management to setup and implement career development plans for all direct reports 
  • Problem solve and manage conflict resolution
  • Work closely with the customer (site owners) to deliver safety, production, and quality
  • Manage timely data collection to update operations metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent customer service
  • Partner with cross-functional support teams to improve the proprietary systems and tools
  • Work closely with HSE Safety teams to make sure activities remain safe and compliant 
  • Complete purchase requisitions, orders and receipting for sites 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, business administration, or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years’ proven experience in operations management position, preferably commercial laboratory 
  • Excellent ability to delegate responsibilities while maintaining organisational control of operations and customer service
  • Highly trained in conflict management and business negotiation processes
  • Knowledge of general business systems and software and aptitude to learn new applications. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)


Intertek is a global organisation which respects diverse perspectives, experiences and traditions as essential, and values each employee’s contribution towards achieving its business objectives.


You will enjoy

  • A salary package commensurate with experience
  • Access to the Intertek Australia employee benefits program, which includes; 
    • Corporate health insurance plans
    • Corporate banking options
    • Intertek’s employee assistance program

About The Company

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.  

How To Apply, Who To Contact

To apply for this exciting opportunity please send your application to australasia.careers@intertek.com. Your application should include an up-to-date resume. Only applicants with an existing right to work in Australia will be considered. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Intertek Australia supports a diverse workforce, and we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the LGBTQI+ community.

For further information please visit the Intertek website at www.intertek.com/australasia/.