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Senior Advisor, Business Improvement

Company: Rio Tinto
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Advisor, Business Improvement

  • Be a part of World's Leading Mining Organization
  • Join an encouraging team committed to your growth and development
  • Role Based in Salt Lake City, UtahAbout the roleAll progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.We are looking for a Senior Advisor, Business Improvement to be responsible for supporting and leading productivity improvement projects to ensure sustainable value is created at the Kennecott Utah Copper. Working with key business stakeholders this position drives, coaches, and supports operational leaders in the implementation and embedding of business improvement initiatives to realize the value streams full potential.We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry's best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.Reporting to the Manager Business Improvement, located in Bingham Canyon, you will be responsible for:
    • Leading business improvement projects to deliver sustainable value;
    • Deploying the use of business improvement methods and tools, in line with the business improvement strategy/plan;
    • Coaching leaders to support the adoption of a business improvement culture;
    • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with leaders and employees;
    • Developing and delivering training for business improvement tools and methodologies using training standards and material;
    • Providing informal guidance to less experienced staff.What you'll bringTo be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
      • A strong safety mindset;
      • A demonstrated ability to lead a team through practical problem-solving exercises.
      • Minimum 5 years working experience in similar role for a mining, manufacturing or heavy industrial company;
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills, translating technical information for the target audience;
      • Proficiency with MS Office, skilled at developing & managing spreadsheets, graphing and ability to learn new software;Preferred skills include:
        • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration;
        • Experience in applying Lean, Six Sigma, or other business improvement methodologies. What we offerHere is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
          • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
          • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
          • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
          • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
          • Excellent retirement plan including 6% defined company contribution
          • Generous 401k matching program
          • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
          • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
          • Generous Rio Tinto employee share programAbout Rio TintoEvery 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 nearly 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 workingOur Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903,and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production. Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903 and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production.Every Voice MattersAt Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VRio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit http://www.uscis.gov/ for more information.

Keywords: Rio Tinto, Salt Lake City , Senior Advisor, Business Improvement, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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