Sharron Freitas

Sharron Freitas
Operations Centre Group Leader
Alcoa of Australia
Category Nomination Outstanding Operator/Technician/Tradeswoman

Sharron commenced as a trainee only five years ago at Pinjarra alumina refinery, then obtained her Process Plant Operator qualification four months ahead of schedule. She is driven to succeed and within six months of becoming a full-time operator, was appointed as Pinjarra refinery’s first female Control Attendant at the mills. Highly motivated and with the aim of developing her leadership skills, Sharron has pursued a range of secondment opportunities with the most recent as an Operations Centre Group Leader managing 21 people across five work crews. She is a talented sports woman, representing WA in touch football. Sharron’s voluntary work with a range of sporting clubs has provided opportunities to foster a strong appreciation for diversity and developed her communication and organisational skills.