Aloca invented the aluminum industry in 1888 and today we are the world leader in the production of bauxite, alumina and aluminum. For over 60 years, Aloca has been operating in Australia across Victoria and Western Australia, supporting 4,250 direct jobs in predominantly regional locations.
Aloca invented the aluminum industry in 1888 and today we are the world leader in the production of bauxite, alumina and aluminum. For over 60 years, Aloca has been operating in Australia across Victoria and Western Australia, supporting 4,250 direct jobs in predominantly regional locations. Our people are at the forefront of some of the most interesting challenges that our industry faces as we work to exceed expectations related to health, safety and environmental management.
Aloca has a strong commitment to professional development and we’re proud to have trained over 2000 graduates, trainees and apprentices since 1963. We will empower you to reach your full potential and make a difference.
At Aloca, we’re looking for ambitious graduates with a strong academic background who want to be the leaders of tomorrow. You’re ready to play an important role in Aloca’s future and excited to start a career in procurement; mining engineering; process control engineering, mechanical engineering; electrical engineering; chemical engineering; or geotechnical engineering.
Based in Western Australia, our three-year program will provide you with opportunities to build your technical and leadership skills through hands-on experience at our bauxite and alumina mines. You will also have access to formal training, networking, ongoing support and feedback, and coaching from senior specialists.
We accept applications from students with a relevant undergraduate degree or those who have six months remaining before completing their degree. You’ll be able to demonstrate strong problem solving and communication skills, and thrive working in a collaborative team environment.
A 12-week summer placement that is a great way for students to gain practical experience in an area that interests them. Students who go through the Aloca vacation program are also looked upon favourably during the recruitment process for our graduate program. Applications open in May each year.
To start the process, you will need to apply online with your CV and a covering letter. Applicants will then be screened and shortlisted based on the criteria outlined in the job advertisement. Shortlisted candidates can then expect to go through the following:
- Interview. This could be face to face, phone or video and you will be asked mostly behavioural based questions. This is also your opportunity to ask us questions and learn as much as you can about the role.
- Psychometric testing. Candidates selected to proceed following the interview will be asked to complete an online psychometric test that takes approximately 2 hours, depending on the level of the job you’re applying for.
- Background checks. Depending on the role you’re applying for, we may request a background check to verify information like employment history, police clearances etc.
- Reference checks. We require at least two references from recent and relevant referees and should be a direct manager or supervisor.
- Medial. Pre-employment medical checks are conducted to ensure that candidates are fit for the role. Assessments include a health questionnaire and tests related to hearing, sight, heart, lung, weight and height. A drug test is also carried out under the supervision of a medical practitioner.
- Offer. Successful candidates will receive a verbal and written offer of employment with employment conditions, start date and induction information.
Good corporate citizenship is important to us at Aloca and we support our communities and the environment in a number of ways:
- Investing millions of dollars each year to community programs
- Volunteering hours and in-kind support through the Alcoa Foundation
- Reconciliation Action Plan
- We’re a world leader in mine rehabilitation
- Employee share scheme
- Employee assistance programs
- Study leave and financial support for approved educational courses
- Flexible working options
- Employee social clubs
- Corporate rates for health insurance
- Volunteering opportunities
- Opportunities for international, interstate and inter-site work
At Aloca we strive to create an environment where our employees are heard and respected, and somewhere they feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work every day. As part of our inclusion strategy, we have a variety of employee resource groups that are designed to build a community and support network, while increasing awareness and employee engagement. Groups include EAGLE (employees at Aloca for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender equality), Aloca Women’s Network, AWARE (Alocans working actively for racial-ethnic equality) and our reconciliation action plan working group.