Supervisor Mining Production | Whaleback | FIFO or Residential

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Western Australia

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Production Mining/ Operations

Date published

11 October 2019

Date closing

20 October 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

Due to growth, we are looking for several people focused Supervisors, keen to lead dynamic teams across our Newman Operations. 

As a Supervisor Mining Production, you will manage a group of Production Technicians (Dump Truck Operators) who are responsible for executing the mining plan on a shift-to-shift basis. 

As a Supervisor, you have the ability to positively influence our safety culture. Your ability to lead by example, be proactive and prioritise Field Leadership activities will be critical to your success. 

In addition, you will play a key role by:
  • Completing workplace inspections
  • Coaching and mentoring a crew of approximately  30 operators 
  • Work Management; entering notifications, approving notifications in 1SAP
  • Event Investigations 
  • Liaising with site clients on labour requirements
  • Attending site daily operations meetings
  • Allocating work requirements
  • With these roles, we are able to offer both FIFO and Residential options. Working FIFO, you will follow a 2/1 roster ex Perth. For Residential employees you would follow a Lifestyle roster working a mix of days and nights.
Individuals keen to join the bustling community in Newman will also receive a relocation package, company housing, utilities paid for and additional living away from home benefits as part of their remuneration package. 

About You

As the successful candidate, it is likely you will possess the following:
  • C Class drivers licence 
  • The ability to build strong working relationships and engage with your team 
  • A high level or organisational capability 
  • Previous experience leading a team including carrying out 1:1s, performance reviews and work management tasks 
  • An understanding of Load and Haul activities will be advantageous 

What we offer you

As a Supervisor at BHP, we will provide you an environment where health and wellbeing are seen as a pre-requisite for safety and productivity. You will have access to training and professional development tools which will support you in your role. You will be empowered by your Superintendent and encouraged to ensure your team are connected to their strategy and plan. 

In addition, other benefits include generous allowances, the option to purchase additional annual leave, an attractive share save scheme, annual salary reviews and a short-term incentive bonus. 

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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