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Power and Services Operations Manager

About our team

GFG Alliance has an agile, entrepreneurial culture with high energy, strong levels of ambition, and sustainable growth plans. This brings opportunities for GFG’s people and businesses to flourish and develop.

Liberty Primary Steel, a member of GFG Alliance, operates integrated steelworks which include ironmaking, steel making, and rolling-mill facilities located in coastal Whyalla, approximately 400km from Adelaide.

About Whyalla
Located on the Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla has over 100 sports codes and activities ranging from wind surfing and kite boarding, paddle boarding and kayaking, sailing and diving, and a thriving team sport community.
Whyalla is the region’s biggest city for retail shopping and offers a range of health care services through the local hospital, well equipped medical centres and three modern pharmacies. Whyalla is well served with educational facilities, most notable is the non - Adelaide based university campus in South Australia. Students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.
To view more of what Whyalla has to offer visit www.whyalla.com

About the role

Reporting to the Manager Ironmaking, your principle responsibility will be to lead our Power and Services team, who are responsible for maintaining the integrity of the interworks distribution systems throughout the steelworks, generating internal power and supplying wind to the Blast Furnace. This includes the by-product gas systems, natural gas, LPG, fuel oil, distillate, electricity, oxygen, nitrogen, argon, freshwater, saltwater and compressed air systems.

The key responsibilities for this role:

  • Deliver the annual planned production of Power and Services
  • Direct and coordinate the operations, maintenance and process functions within the Power and Services team
  • Ensure key systems such as quality, safety and environment are embedded
  • Drive operational excellence in production methods, maintenance coordination and unit production costs through continuous improvement
  • Deliver lowest cost power production
About your experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualification; Engineering, Metallurgy, Commercial, Business Management or similar
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in the Manufacturing industry
  • Sound understanding of manufacturing methodologies and improvement processes
  • Ability to influence people to achieve desired results
  • Experience in managing significant budgets
  • Demonstrated experience managing manufacturing assets to achieve outcomes
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.


Apply today.