Specialist Logistics

Rio Tinto
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Full Time
Specialist Logistics
  • Join Rio Tinto Commerical Group within the Marine & Logistics (RTL) Team in a new and exciting Inbound Logistics role supporting Rio Tinto Iron Ore (TRIO) sites.
  • We offer competitive compensation, paid parental leave entitlements and flexible work arrangements.
  • Permanent Perth based Role with occasional site travel - Perth CBD

About the role

We are looking for a Specialist Logistics to work within the Rio Tinto Marine & Logistics Team (RTL) to coordinate inbound supply chain and logistics with procurement and Site teams across our port(s) and sites to assure business continuity and optimization of end-to-end logistics costs.

This role is a great opportunity to support development and implementation of the Iron Ore Supply Chain Optimisation project. Reporting to the Principal Supply Chain & Logistics, you will:
  • Coordinate supply chain and logistics processes with various internal and external stakeholders to assure business continuity and optimization of end-to-end logistics costs
  • Track inbound logistics operational and financial key performance indicators.
  • Collect and analyse data, prepare, formalize and communicate short-term logistics plans.
  • Profile logistics spend base, identify constraints and inefficiencies, analyse Shipping & logistics market and factors influencing costs.
  • Liaise with shipping lines, vessel operators, procurement and warehousing teams to support delivery of inbound products
  • Identify critical actions required to deliver logistics plans, analyse and recommend solutions for scheduling issues.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Strong commercial, analytical, planning and technical skills related to shipping and logistics activities
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Experience working in the resource industry or shipping lines would be advantageous

Where you will be working

The Commercial group is focused on maximising the value of our products; growing value in the marketplace through partnership with the company's customers, suppliers, product groups and Group functions. Headquartered in Singapore, and integrated with Rio Tinto's assets, hubs, and offices globally, the Commercial group provides the commercial insights to drive value along the mine-to-market value chain.

The Commercial group incorporates and utilises the knowledge and capabilities of our global Sales & Marketing, Procurement, and Marine & Logistics organisations, supported by the Market Analysis, Commercial Treasury and other functions, to ensure our approach to business is driven by a commercially-astute and innovative mind-set.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You'll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

So if you are looking for a new challenge, great location and an exceptional team of technical experts, apply now.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.