Production Supervisors

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

10 February 2020

Date closing

24 February 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

BHP is establishing Operations Services – a new team of employees who will provide production and maintenance services that have previously been performed by external contractors. 

We are investing in our team to take your skills and career to places you never thought possible. This is an exciting time for BHP. Are you ready to make your place? 

About the role

Operations Services will offer permanent employment opportunities. By creating permanent jobs, we are able to offer our team members security in their employment and income, as well as access to benefits such as sick (personal) and annual leave. You can expect a permanent role, attractive roster (variable depending on location), competitive remuneration including annual bonus and a continuous focus on people development.

  As a Production Supervisor with BHP, you will be responsible for leading a team of Truck and Shovel operators in executing the mine plan whilst achieving safe and optimal outcomes for the Production team. You will be actively involved in field leadership activities and engaging your team to reach their full potential.

 These opportunities are well suited to someone who has people leadership capability and is looking to be part of a team which is shaping processes and contributing to meeting and exceeding targets, within a changing and diverse workforce.

In this role you will: 
  • 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, you will be in the field a minimum 75% of your time; 
  • Identify improvement opportunities and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure efficiency and production is maximized.

About You

Your strong desire to work with your team to ensure they are safely delivering their best will see you well placed for success. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are a must allowing you to build relationships across the team. You will also ideally have:   
  • Experience in an open cut mining environment; 
  • A background in leading a team in a frontline supervisory capacity; 
  • 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 with exposure to interpreting shift metric to drive optimal production behaviours; 
  • Support and grow a culture of diversity within the team; 
  • Ability to inspire and develop operators including those new to industry;
  • Your ability to communicate, engage and build trust with your team will help you deliver on your commitments and will position you well for future career opportunities.
Operations Services provides transportation to site from nominated points specific to each team. This will be discussed during the recruitment process. 

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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