Supervisor Mining Production| Nickel West Cliffs

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Western Australia

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Full Time

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Date published

05 February 2020

Date closing

19 February 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

  • Family-friendly FIFO roster - 7 days on  7 days off / 7 nights on 7 days off 
  • Great opportunity to lead a high performing team
  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
Nickel West is a fully integrated mine-to-market business. Our culture is rich with technical know-how, highly efficient and focused on innovation. The business employs over 2500 people from five operations across Western Australia comprising of nickel underground and open-cut mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery. This role based at Nickel West Cliffs underground mine, located approximately 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Employees at Cliffs reside at the Mt Keith village, some of the amenities at your disposal include internet connection, outdoor swimming pool, health and fitness equipment, indoor cricket, basketball court, BBQ areas plus and arrange of social activities.  

Reporting to the Superintendent Mining Production, the Supervisor is expected to model our BHP Charter Values and foster an inclusive, step-up culture within the mining team through leadership, development and people management. With safety being the foremost priority at all times, the success of your team will be achieved through effective core leadership routines, planning and driven by our performance metrics.

The Production Supervisor will also be responsible for:
  • Managing a team of employees including coordination of training, certification, annual leave personnel matters and providing leadership and direction to the team. 
  • Completion of daily reporting requirements and ensuring safety, production and policy compliance. 
  • Management the team to ensure production and safety targets are achieved and mine services are installed and maintained appropriately.  
  • Conduct inspections of work environment to ensure areas are clean, safe and maintained. 

About You

If you are an experienced underground mining leader who thrive on a busy environment whilst enjoying work life balance with a great family friendly FIFO roster of 7 days on 7 days off / 7 nights on 7 days off then this is the role for you.

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:
  • Supervisor experience with the ability to engage, lead change and develop team members
  • WA underground supervisors ticket
  • Proven experience in a leadership role in the underground mining industry
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and communication skills
  • Sound time management, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong commitment to maintaining operational disciplines and meeting agreed targets
  • Hold a current manual Australian driver's license
As part of the recruitment process for this position you will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in screening and verification checks.  
As part of our commitment to health and safety Nickel West Cliffs is a smoke free operation and has a clean shaven policy.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  Reference no: #161493#LIWA 

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