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  • Products

    CSBP is a safe and reliable producer of sodium cyanide and explosive grade ammonium nitrate for the mining industry, as well as a trusted manufacturer and supplier of fertiliser and agricultural services to Western Australian growers for over 100 years.

  • Work with us
    Work with us

    CSBP is recognised as Western Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, fertilisers and related services to mining, agricultural and industrial sectors throughout the world.

    Our businesses are recognised as safe, reliable and innovative industry leaders with a strong commitment to customers. We offer an inclusive work environment that celebrates diversity and the uniqueness of individual talents, experiences and ideas.

  • Supplier Management
    Supplier Management

    CSBP relies on a secure, sustainable, and internationally competitive supply chain and strong, positive supplier relationships.

    CSBP chooses to work with suppliers that share its commitment to health, safety, the environment and continued economic growth.

  • Company

    CSBP is part of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers’ (WesCEF) portfolio of leading, sustainable businesses.  WesCEF belongs to Wesfarmers, a diversified conglomerate listed on the ASX and one of the nation’s largest employers.

    CSBP consists of several chemical and fertilisers businesses, as well as a number of subsidiaries and joint ventures.  Each business in its own right is recognised as a safe, reliable and innovative industry leader with a strong commitment to customers.

  • Community

    CSBP has been an active participant in the communities in which we operate for over 100 years. We believe we have a responsibility to get behind the our communities and, more than that, we’re proud to do so.

    We provide support in a number of different ways including, community grants, partnerships, employee giving and disaster relief.

  • Sustainability

    At CSBP we recognise that sustainability drives success.
    It is fundamental to maintaining our social license to operate, and ensuring we continue to grow a portfolio of leading, sustainable businesses.

    We believe sustainability is about understanding and managing the ways we impact the communities and environments in which we operate, to ensure that we continue to create value in the future.

Students and Apprenticeships


Learn on the job

CSBP has a long history of providing a supportive learning environment for mechanical, electrical/instrumentation and fabrication apprentices.

We have a strong focus on the safety of our people and provide foundational safety training, including how to do risk assessments, and complete hazard identification.

All our apprentices and tradespersons are employed under Enterprise Agreements and benefit from fantastic terms and conditions. During your apprenticeship you will work towards a trade qualification while learning on the job.

What we’re looking for

Apprentices bring new ideas and diversity to the business. We look for individuals who demonstrate excellence in previous vocational studies and/or have relevant workplace experience. Mature age applicants, females, Aboriginal Australians and those from diverse cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applying for an apprenticeship

Applications for apprenticeships typically open mid-year to start the following year, but may be advertised throughout the year. If you would like to receive a notification when our Apprenticeship Program is open for application, please register online.

What will you do as a CSBP Mechanical or Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice?

  • Gain invaluable hands-on experience by being a part of our maintenance team in one of our manufacturing and production facilities located in Kwinana
  • Experience rotations across our different production plants in Kwinana to gain broad experience of plant maintenance
  • Continue career development under the supervision and guidance of skilled mentors
  • Have your education and resource fees fully subsidised
  • Use the program as a gateway to explore job opportunities across CSBP, the wider WesCEF division
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