Prestrip Superintendent

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Work type

Full Time

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Date published

17 March 2020

Date closing

29 March 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

We are currently seeking an experienced Superintendent Prestrip to join our Blackwater operations on a 7 days on and 7 days off roster. In this role you will be responsible for the safety, volume and costs of the department, whilst providing strong contract management support to BMA’s vendor running the pre-strip operation.

Reporting to the Manager Production Overburden, you will be a dynamic leader with a strong safety focus and have the ability to influence and shape the organisational culture, whilst continuously seeking to improve to deliver the sites KPI’s and mission.

Key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Effectively assigning and communicating tasks to teams and team members, including important external stakeholders;
  • Stakeholder engagement and effective Contractor management;
  • Full accountability for safety, productivity, compliance and cost;
  • Resolving resourcing and scheduling issues to deliver the plan in accordance to vendor agreements;
  • Providing input into all planning horizons and contribute to the development of the weekly plan;
  • Identify performance enhancing initiatives;
  • Manage statutory obligations;
  • Analyse variances, trends, risks and opportunities across shifts, highlighting operational performance issues to management; and
  • Drive continuous improvement and challenge the status quo.

About You

As the Superintendent Pre-strip, you will have demonstrated capability in a large scale open cut mining operation with experience in prestrip activities (hydraulic excavator and electric shovel fleets), paired with extensive experience in contracts management.

The nature of the role requires you to have strong leadership attributes, relationship building and influencing skills in order to hold others to account. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be a team focused leader with the ability to mentor and develop site personnel. You will have a strong safety focus with a sound knowledge & understanding of relevant statutory regulations and organisational requirements and experience managing budgets.

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.
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