Careers at JOHNEX

JOHNEX explosives is a 100% Australian owned explosives manufacturer and distributor backed by staff who collectively offer more than 200 years of experience in product development, mining and blasting services. JOHNEX offers a full range of commercial explosives and accessories to suit all types of underground blasting, quarry, open pit and civil works. JOHNEX has become recognised as Australia’s leading innovator in high tech explosives technology with improved safety and user friendly cost effective products.

We have the current opportunities available:


PRODUCT SUPPORT OFFICER - UNDERGROUND

JOHNEX has a dedicated team of Product Support Officers (PSOs) whose key responsibilities are to provide on-site explosives product and equipment support through working closely with our clients, Australia-wide, problem solving and delivering training / mentoring programs.

Due to a rapidly expanding need for this kind of support to be delivered to our UNDERGROUND client-base, JOHNEX seeks applications from relevantly experienced candidates. It is anticipated this role will support our clients based predominantly in and around surrounding areas of KALGOORLIE WA, however the need for UG Mining support throughout the State and potentially Interstate, is a possibility. It is anticipated the successful applicant is LOCALLY based in KALGOORLIE WA and is prepared to travel on an ‘as needed’ basis, demonstrating a flexibility in approach to hours of work, site location and rosters. This is essential in allowing continued growth and improvement to assist our customers in meeting their business objectives.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate accountability and perseverance when faced with obstacles. Being MECHANICALLY-MINDED will have its advantages when trouble-shooting explosives product and equipment issues. Strong oral communication with excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and complementing a high level of integrity and commitment to our business purpose is essential. Cert IV in Training and Assessing or a willingness to obtain, is essential in fulfilling the coaching and training responsibilities of this role.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in working in an UNDERGROUND mining environment
  • MECHANICAL aptitude and demonstrated hands-on experience in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting various pieces of underground mining equipment
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
  • Demonstrated organisational and effective time management skills
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility in approach to hours of work to meet business deadlines
  • and customer demands, within reason. Rosters may include but not limited to, 8/6 and up to 12 hour days
  • Overnight and interstate travel will be required dependent on business needs
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessing or working towards
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and ongoing random testing
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical assessment of fitness for mine site and underground work
  • A current national police clearance certificate (within 3 months)

A generous remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. If you would like to join our innovative team please forward your details via the SEEK.com “apply now” button here.

FLEET SUPPORT OFFICER

JOHNEX explosives is a 100% Australian owned explosives manufacturer and distributor backed by staff who collectively offer more than 200 years of experience in product development, mining and blasting services. JOHNEX offers a full range of commercial explosives and accessories to suit all types of underground blasting, quarry, open pit and civil works. JOHNEX has become recognised as Australia’s leading innovator in high-tech explosives technology with improved safety and user friendly cost effective products.

JOHNEX has a dedicated Compliance & Supply Chain team, whose key responsibilities are to provide ongoing support in inventory, distribution and compliance matters across all JOHNEX sites.

We now seek to add a Fleet Support Officer to this team. Reporting to the Compliance & Supply Chain Officer, this position is predominantly a support driver for all other JOHNEX drivers, Intra and Interstate but with a notable difference in the skill-set required.

Apart from the following essential current and valid licenses:

  • MC;
  • Dangerous Goods;
  • DG driver’s license;
  • Security clearances;
  • Forklift

the successful applicant will be competent in administrative duties such as organising vehicle repairs, payment of licences, compiling licence applications, purchase of spare parts, creation of journey plans, updating records in vehicle binders, arranging 3rd party deliveries, reviewing compliance records (customer licences, fatigue records, prestart records etc.), conducting stocktakes, delivering driver-related training and reviewing and updating internal procedures to comply with legislative requirements.

Whilst this role is Perth-based, the incumbent will be required to support all JOHNEX sites. Therefore, flexibility in hours of work, job location and the possibility of working away from home for extended periods is essential.

If you’re an explosives or dangerous goods truck driver and are looking for that extra something that can challenge you beyond your usual truck driving duties, then this is the role for you. Should you require specific information about this role, please feel free to contact our Head Office on (08) 6250 8200. Alternatively we look forward to receiving your resume` and cover letter via the “apply now” button on Seek.combutton on Seek.com.

Shortlisting will commence immediately.