Business Support Administrator

Rio Tinto
Kitimat, BC, CA
Oct 14, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time
Business Support Administrator
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Great opportunity to grow your career in a global mining organization
  • Permanent, full-time, position is based in Kitimat, BC

About the role

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

We are looking for a Business Support Administrator to provide a range of human resource data management services including administration, reporting, workforce movements, and providing payroll support to employees, line leaders and human resources.

The role is a great opportunity for a team-oriented and dynamic individual to join a collaborative human resources team, where development is encouraged and supported.

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 Human Resources Manager and working a Monday to Friday schedule, you will be:
  • Working safely in accordance with Rio Tinto health, environmental, safety and community standards actively leading and promoting our "Zero harm" culture;
  • Providing support to the human resources team with ongoing data and reporting activities, labour relations, and special projects as needed;
  • Supporting queries of a transactional and administrative nature for the human resources team, including processing of seniority-based workforce movements;
  • Utilizing human resource information systems to resolve queries, and supporting the resolution to system issues that may arise;
  • Managing escalations pertaining to payroll as necessary;
  • Maintaining organized and accurate records and handling sensitive information with care;
  • Performing other administrative duties for the human resources team.

Note: Fly-in-fly-out arrangements are not offered.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team;
  • A minimum of a College diploma or university degree in a relevant field (i.e.: administration, business, human resources, etc.) or an equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to the relevant topics, theories, and principles;
  • At least 3 years of office administration experience;
  • Payroll processing experience ideally in a unionized environment;
  • Effective communication with stakeholders, including the ability to diffuse conflict and maintain professionalism in stressful situations;
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Strong skills in prioritization, planning, multi-tasking, and time management;
  • Ability to be entrusted with confidential and sensitive employee data and documentation;
  • SAP experience is an asset.

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 & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • 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)
  • Exclusive employee discounts
  • Domestic relocation assistance

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

Rio Tinto's BC Works is a part of the Atlantic Operations of the Aluminium product group and has been operating in British Columbia for over 65 years. With industry leading new technology and four generations of employee expertise, as well as our hydropower facility at Kemano and the Nechako Reservoir, the Kitimat smelter is one of the world's most competitive aluminium smelters, producing aluminium with one of the lowest carbon footprints in the industry.

Rio Tinto is proud to operate in BC alongside our 1,000 employees, partners, community stakeholders and First Nations, and we look forward to the next 60 years.

To learn more about our Aluminium Operations, check out this video:

Every Voice Matters

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.

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.

Applications close: October 31, 2021

(Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)