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Technical Services Leader

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. We work with our people to determine how we can grow our business and our future. We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer centricity and diversity. Wherever they are in the world, our people are our greatest asset.

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.

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About the role

Reporting into the Electrical Services Manager, the main purpose of this critical position is to lead and deliver centralised competitive, high performance Technical Instrumentation Services, Technical Electrical Services and Electronic Repair Services through:

  • Using your subject-matter expertise and inter-personal skills to lead the team towards world class maintenance practice, through coaching, mentoring, development and team leadership.
  •  Manage the planning of pro-active preventative maintenance work, spare parts, budgets, sub-contractors and suppliers to highest industry standards, supporting our 24/7 operations.
  • Leading improvement initiatives and projects to keep our technology in-line with 21st century norms
  • Participation in strategic and operational excellence initiatives

About your experience

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership experience that aligns to our core values of safety and customer, culture and environmental impacts. As well as:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification; Engineering or at a technician level in Instrumentation
  • Leadership experience in a heavy industrial environment
  • Sound understanding of manufacturing, maintenance and reliability methodologies and improvement processes.
  • Budgeting and Project Management skills

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.