Mining Supervisor

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

26 November 2019

Date closing

10 December 2019 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

As a crucial part of our coal mining production team, as our successful Supervisor of Overburden will utilise your superior people management, strong decision making skills and extensive mining experience to lead a team at our South Walker Creek Mine, in Queensland.  In this role, your main focus will be to safely execute the mine plan.  Success will be achieved through the engagement and development of others, in order to ensure teams are working together to achieve production goals.
Working with supportive, development-oriented leadership, this is an excellent opportunity to take ownership, to be accountable for your decisions, to cultivate your people and to be rewarded by seeing the physical results of your work.  This role is based at South walker Creek Mine Site, Queensland, and is an even time (days and nights) roster. In this role you will:
  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to safety;
  • Execute production activities to plan through the management of people and equipment;
  • Lead, coach and mentor a crew of multi skilled operators to deliver the plan and build a high performance team;
  • Identify improvement opportunities and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure efficiency and production is maximised;
  • Ensure data integrity, safety, improvements and production are managed appropriately in management systems for reporting and execution purposes.

About You

  • Supervisory experience within a mine Production department is essential, OCE Certificate (optional);
  • Demonstrate managing multiple conflicting priorities and strong decision-making skills to achieve the best outcome for crews and production in the short and long term;
  • Collaborative relationship building and negotiation skills in order to engage others and work on accountability;
  • Sound computer literacy;
  • Support and grow a culture of diversity within the team;
  • Looking to develop a career with a supportive, innovative and diverse thinking site team focused on improvements and development opportunities for an engaged workforce.

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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