Warehouse Officer

  • Job Reference: 00022378-1
  • Date Posted: 8 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Rio Tinto
  • Website: https://jobsincentralqueensland.net.au
  • Location: Gladstone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Warehouse Officer

  • Balanced Work-Life Rhythm: Our family friendly roster provides a harmonious balance between career and home life ensuring you spend more time with your loved ones and doing the things outside of work, that matter most to you. 
  • Join our friendly teams, who look after each other because your safety and wellbeing are always our priority
  • Permanent full time opportunity to join Yarwun Refinery

About the role

Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.

We are looking for a Warehouse Officer to undertake warehouse duties/tasks efficiently and effectively at our Yarwun Operations.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has prior work experience in a warehouse operation, can successfully multi-task, has good SAP knowledge and operates in a manner where safety is at the forefront.

In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.

Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.

Reporting to the Team Leader - Warehouse and working in a collaborative community, you will be:

  • Unloading inbound delivery trucks and vessels. Loading outbound trucks with accurate recording of documentation;
  • Completing timely and accurate receipting, sorting and stacking of goods;
  • Completing timely and accurate picking and packing of requested inventory for onsite customers;
  • Identifying and eliminating waste (including over servicing, over stocking, incorrect fulfilment, packaging and handling);
  • Conducting accurate stock take counts. Any discrepancies in line items are investigated and documented;
  • Part of a team that maintains the warehouses and warehouse procedures to a high standard

What you will bring

  • A Forklift licence and experience operating one
  • Drivers licence
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse site operation with a good safety record
  • Have experience and can cope working in hot weather environments
  • Good problem-solving skills and strives for continuous improvements
  • Good time management and has the desire to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of SAP, in particular the Warehousing module
  • Exposure to site operations or relevant materials management qualifications.

What we offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you will be working

With production beginning in 2004 at our Yarwun alumina refinery, located approximately 10 kilometres north-west of Gladstone in Central Queensland, today the operation produces more than three million tonnes of alumina per year.

Around 700 people support the operation, with an additional 350 contractors on site each year as part of scheduled maintenance shutdown activities. Thanks to its ‘Industry 4.0’ focus, Yarwun is also a leader in trialling new technologies to improve operations on site, including 3D printing, robotics and drones in confined spaces, and is home to Rio Tinto’s innovative Queensland Research and Development Centre (QRDC).

Along with Boyne Smelters Limited and Queensland Alumina Limited, our Yarwun Operation supports the local community in a wide range of initiatives through Here for Gladstone.

Where we’re all welcome 

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us who we are. 

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds. 

We acknowledge that all people are different and believe that our differences are our strength. The diversity of skills, life experiences and perspectives within our team enhances our way of working and our ability to achieve success together.