South32

South32

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3.0238 out of 5

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2 out of 52.0
2 months ago

Officer

Sep 2021

Officer

New South Wales, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role,

Difficult, however gave excellent industry experience

The good things

Excellent wages paid. Great bonus. Really good experience within industry.
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The challenges

Management and employees don't see eye to eye. Culture differences between those at the Mine site, those based in the office and those in Perth headoffice poses the feeling of "us and them", causes frequent frustration. High workload and poor work/life balance (often start before 6am and work until after 5pm).
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4 out of 54.0
last year

Mining Engineer

Jul 2020

Mining Engineer

Queensland, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, former employee

One of the Best Resource companies to work for as a mining engineer

The good things

Very good and competent peoples to work with. Very good life and work balance. Excellent work culture. Great collaboration and effort between teams. Equal time FIFO roster which was great.
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The challenges

The challenges were mainly to do with the dynamic changes in the mining areas, a lot of pit water constraints mainly forced re-work and planning work, which was also great because there was a fun part about continuously finding better solutions long the way.
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2 out of 52.0
last year

Trainer

Jun 2020

Trainer

Western Australia, Australia
1 to 2 years in the role,

Initially good, but the lack of forward vision & knee-jerk reactions became old fast

The good things

Immediate team was great; High salary & perks (though they have now been revoked for future new employees)
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The challenges

Management not being transparent; Job promises broken re length of service; Management not understanding my role
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4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Maintenance Improvement

Apr 2020

Maintenance Improvement

New South Wales, Australia

Glad I got the opportunity to work here.

The good things

Fortunate enough to be put into a team that taught me the processes of SAP and general mining terminology.
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The challenges

Communication needs to improve. It was not often I found people on the same page with things which can cause a lot of frustration.
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5 out of 55.0
2 years ago

Boilermaker

Mar 2020

Boilermaker

Anindilyakwa NT 0822, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

My 1st mine that I worked at was the best experience

The good things

People there very friendly that’s a bonus being away from home.
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The challenges

The work load was excellent
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Process Control Engineer

Mar 2020

Process Control Engineer

Worsley WA, Australia
9 to 10 years in the role, current employee

Great intentions and people but no capacity or desire to execute them.

The good things

Benefits are good. Peers are awesome
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The challenges

You’re nothing but a number Everyone is overloaded. To the point people are taking stress leave.
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4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Finance function

Mar 2020

Finance function

Perth City, WA, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role,

Good company that is moving in the right direction

The good things

People, interesting work
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The challenges

Lack of autonomy, slow to approve/implement initiatives
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2 out of 52.0
2 years ago

Geotechnical Engineer

Mar 2020

Geotechnical Engineer

Wollongong NSW, Australia

Great wages but requires excellent level of internal resilience

The good things

Head office had awesome vision that didnt translate to the operation I was in, but did to others. The 9 day fortnight was awesome until it got taken away at our operation. Excellent wages.
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The challenges

Site management changed frequently. Many organisational restructures that caused unnecessary grief for little gain. Safety must be first and foremost but production often came out the winner.
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4 out of 54.0
2 years ago

Maintenance Role

Mar 2020

Maintenance Role

Worsley WA, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role, former employee

I enjoined working at South 32

The good things

Good support from workers when going through seperation .Great team members.
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The challenges

working on old plant that needs to be up graded.
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3 out of 53.0
2 years ago

Maintenance Role

Mar 2020

Maintenance Role

Collie WA, Australia
former employee

Not a pleasant work environment

The good things

Work in mining and be home every night
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The challenges

Management are very disconnected from their workforce. A negative environment to work due to this disconnect with the management team.
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