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Mining Site assembly leading hand 2/2

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: 3HDGG_1694757020
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2023
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-Time

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Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment.

The Opportunity

Our Mining Assembly division has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced Leading Hand to join our team. In this Perth/site based role, your key focus will be to lead a team of mining assembly employees on the new machine site builds, meeting tight deadlines in a safe manner. This permanent role will allow you to access OEM training while you build a long-term career in a global company. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring all new machine assembly is completed as scheduled, whilst setting and controlling the quality of all machines that are assembled on site.
  • Ensuring all onsite builds and commissioning for mining equipment are completed as scheduled, whilst setting and maintaining a high quality of work
  • Maintain housekeeping standards within your allocated area
  • Ensuring all HCA mining assembly employees comply with all WHS responsibilities and that a safety first culture is a consistent behaviour within the department and site.
  • Liaise closely with mining assembly supervisor and sales to ensure that the customer receives exactly what they have ordered and delivery targets are achieved
  • Liaise with stakeholders pertaining to machine performance, product, workmanship and warranty
  • Assisting the mining assembly supervisor with other related duties
  • Responsible for delivery and site assembly for mining machines
  • Responsible to maintain build tooling, containers and Hydraulic Power Pack units

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Ensure the HCA Safety Culture is embraced, displayed and driven from within - safety takes priority over everything else
  • Hold relevant Australian (or Australian recognised) mobile plant trade qualifications
  • Have sound experience, knowledge and understanding of Hitachi civil and mining equipment
  • Have a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills with the ability to build positive, long term relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team will be highly regarded
  • Must have Forklift/ Dogging/ Rigging and Working at Heights


What's in it for you? We are offering:

  • Permanent Full Time Position in a leading OEM with long term job security
  • 2n2 roster, flexible roster, ability to work overtime
  • Rewarding pay rate + potential overtime + company biannual bonuses! $$$
  • Rewarding employee benefits on a range of goods and services with exclusive staff discounts
  • Ongoing training and opportunities for upskilling with access to the latest technologies
  • Supportive management who value your input in finding new and improved ways to achieving success
  • Be a part of a leading OEM which genuinely values and ensures everyone is happy and safe at work!

At Hitachi, we value our people and work towards providing guidance on your career path towards a rewarding and successful experience. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who recruits based on merit and capabilities. We encourage and support a diverse talent pool of skill, ethnicity and gender, to create a wide culture of shared values and enriched experiences in our business.

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