Project Data Scientist – Perth
About the role
All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
We are looking for a Project Data Scientist to support a small technical team focusing on challenging and exciting analytics problems to make a positive impact to the business. This is a great opportunity to get involved with our data systems to develop and support state-of-the-art data science solutions for our business’s data and automation problems.
Data is one of our most important assets. From mine to market, behind each of our operations and projects are technological innovations and data science that are driving new industry standards in mining and metals.
With a clear focus on values, performance and strong leadership, you get to grow with an organisation that values your work and rewards you accordingly.
Reporting to the Specialist Geoscientist Data & Automation you will:
What you’ll bring
It will also be beneficial if you have:
Where you will be working
In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies
This position is based in the Perth CBD at our Central Park office working a Monday to Friday roster.
What we offer
Be recognised for your contribution, you’re thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.
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.
Every Voice Matters
At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ 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.
This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.
Applications close on 19th April 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date).