Bis provides the logistics, materials handling and specialised equipment clients need to efficiently haul, transport, handle, process and deliver commodities.
Their people find the best solutions to drive productivity improvements in the supply chain and their underground business services every underground coal mine in Australia.
James Mainey, who joined Bis in 2011, is nominated in the Rising Star category of this year’s Hunter Manufacturing Awards.
“James has been at the forefront of a range of significant projects and innovations that have positively impacted business efficiency and the community,” Mark Doyle, Bis General Manager - Under Ground & Site Services, said.
“He has been the driving force in the introduction of the LEAN Methodology program in our underground services, which focuses on minimising waste. He is an active member of the wider community and the leading force behind Bis’ sponsorship of the Girl’s Academy, which develops and empowers Aboriginal girls through leadership training, mentoring, sport and extra-curricular programs. And he is also behind the organisation and facilitation of the ILS Lean Practitioner Programs at Bis.
“James’ passion and commitment to excellence are inspirational to everyone he works with. A win would be a fitting way to recognise not only James but the effort of each and every team member at Bis who help make this the business bigger and better every day.”