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Operations Coordinator - Kalgoorlie

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Permanent - Full Time
Kalgoorlie, West Kalgoorlie
Transport Operations & Logistics

Location: West Kalgoorlie

Remuneration/Benefit: Excellent Salary and Employment Benefits

  • Roster 2 nights shifts, 2 days shifts, 3 days off
  • Local Full Time Residential Entry Level Leadership Position
  • Excellent Opportunity to join Australia’s Largest Rail Freight Operator

Local Female and Indigenous Candidates are Strongly Encouraged to Apply. 

About your new role:

The purpose of this role is to effectively coordinate the train crew and yard operations, ensuring cost effective deployment of resources while maintaining a high level of customer service.

Being an integral part of the Kalgoorlie Leadership Team and overseeing daily movements of the rolling stock and timely scheduled yard operations, you will be required to:

  • Direct and manage the allocation, utilisation, and deployment of production resources to ensure the disciplined execution of the yard plan.
  • Develop, implement, and manage process, systems and procedures that will eliminate above rail factors within the cycle which impact on supply chain performance and the attainment of the daily schedule.
  • Develop and maintain the knowledge, skills and attributes of self and the team and ensure the team has clear, current, and measurable goals and objectives aligned to the plan and business targets.
  • Provide advice, coaching and support to direct operational employees that assists in achieving performance objectives, promote high performance teams and support continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensure that all business activities and employees within the position’s area of control comply with all relevant legislative/statutory obligations and company policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Responsibilities of this role may vary over time.

About you: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Trian Driving and/or Shunt Qualifications (preferred, however, training can be provided).
  • Certificate IV/Diploma in Frontline Management or equivalent (preferred).
  • Substantial level of analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of computers and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Previous experience in yard operations, as well as
  • Previous frontline leadership experience in large scale logistics or heavy industry will be highly regarded.

What we offer you:             

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees. With a national portfolio of operations, we offer long-term and exciting career opportunities. 

Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities.
  • Access to mentoring and development programs.
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands.
  • Parental leave program and super booster.

About Aurizon.

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company. Each year, we deliver more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities right across the country. Aurizon is crucial to the Australian economy, connecting miners, primary producers and industry with international and domestic markets. 

Look to Aurizon for a diverse and collaborative culture.

At Aurizon, we are proud of our diverse, collaborative, creative and high-performance culture. We celebrate the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic, caring, and inclusive work environment.

To learn about us and our company values, please visit

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