Join the Western Areas Team

Western Areas is a well established and successful, growing Company.  We are proud to have some of the country’s most talented people in our team.  Western Areas are able to provide dynamic work environments and a diversity of opportunities and experiences.

With more than 650 staff and contractors, we are able to build careers through a unique blend of:

  • Diversity
  • Highly prosperous mines
  • Reserve growth, life extension
  • Diverse mining types/methods
  • Patent technology
  • Education, learning
  • Processing techniques
  • Mine to export
Business Success Through Our People

We recognise that our people are our most important commodity.  We have resources dedicated on attracting and retaining talented individuals and developing them to achieve their full potential which will most effectively contribute to the business.

To ensure that you are supported to develop your career your way, each employee is placed on an individual development plan. This plan outlines the goals that will help you develop a long term and rewarding career path with Western Areas.

Our Values

Commercial Focus – ‘treat it as your own’

  • Be financially responsible
  • Make astute decisions
  • Understand the market and
  • Create long term value

Leadership – ‘show the way’

  • Provide direction
  • Think strategically
  • Be innovative and
  • Inspire and enrich

Integrity – ‘do the right thing’

  • Be open and honest
  • Show respect for the individual
  • Value differences
  • Be a good corporate citizen

Performance – ‘strive to excel’

  • Have passion and belief
  • Work as a team
  • Take accountability; and
  • Celebrate succes

Simplicity – ‘keep it simple’

  • Focus on priorities
  • Be non-bureaucratic
  • Communicate clearly; and
  • Make it easy