Officer, Technician Warehouse

Rio Tinto
Lac de Gras, NT, CA
Closing date
Feb 14, 2022

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Machinery Operators, Technicians
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Full Time

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Technician, Warehouse
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Fly-in/fly/out, permanent role based at the Lac de Gras mine site

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Warehouse Technician to be responsible for supplying parts promptly and accurately to warehouse customers to ensure minimal disruption of mining operations.

This role is a great opportunity to develop a working knowledge of an Enterprise Asset Management System in a cultural environment focusing on safety and develop strong planning, organizational, management and communications skills as well as key relationships.

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 Warehouse Supervisor and located in Lac de Gras, you will be working on a 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off rotation in the interim with the potential that this change to a 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation in the future, once the COVID-19 pandemic normalizes at the Diavik mine site. You will be responsible for:
  • Responding to warehouse supply enquiries and issue inventory requested parts entering details of all transactions (parts and shipping) into SAP;
  • Receiving goods and transactions entry into SAP;
  • Counting stock/inventory within time specified by the Warehouse Supervisor;
  • Establishing priorities to be shipped from the warehouse daily, under direction of Superintendent and preparing shipment (stock management)
  • Maintaining all Diavik Materials Department storage facilities in an organized and safe condition attending to hazards, and other unsafe conditions immediately upon discovery.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Strong safety mindset;
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license;
  • Minimum 5 years' industrial warehouse setting experience in a parts environment using computerized and inventory control systems;
  • Minimum 2 years' working with SAP in materials management/logistics/ modules;
  • Working knowledge of an Enterprise Asset Management System;
  • Proven ability to operate a range of warehouse equipment safely;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently in a results oriented environment;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Northern residency and experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the North, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the DDMI Participation Agreement Groups and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territories. Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

What we offer

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Career development to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive compensation
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

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 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'll be working

Located in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the Diavik Diamond Mine is a producer of gem-quality diamonds. At Diavik, a strong focus is placed on protecting the local environment, as well as supporting communities through employment and education.

Every Voice Matters

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 different.

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

Applications close on February 3rd, 2022 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)


We work in 36 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs and with artificial intelligence. Our geologists explore the Earth’s wildest terrain. Our wildlife specialists work to protect and conserve grizzly bears in Canada and migratory shorebirds in Western Australia. Our marketing teams make sure our essential materials meet the specific needs of customers around the world. In Australia, our archaeologists work alongside Indigenous Australians to preserve 40,000-year-old rock art.

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