Step-up Supervisor | Mt Keith | FIFO 2/1

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

10 September 2019

Date closing

19 September 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 the Step-Up Supervisor Production you will be responsible for assisting your Supervisor to a team of Truck, Loader and Shovel operators in executing the mine plan, 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. 

Working on a 2/1 roster at our Mt Keith mine site, this opportunity is 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 production targets. Our Production Supervisors will be in the field a minimum 75% of their time and be supervising permanent crews of high performing Operators.

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 as an Operator in an open cut mining environment; 
  • Previous leadership experience would be advantageous 
  • 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; 
  • 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.

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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