Production Supervisor | NSWEC | Mt Arthur Coal

Date:  21 Nov 2023
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Job State/Province:  New South Wales
Job Location/Region:  Hunter Valley

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!




Mt Arthur Coal is an open-cut coal mine 100 per cent owned by BHP. Located in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales it's the largest producer of energy coal in the region, operating alongside olive growers, wine makers, horse breeders and the nearby residential community of Muswellbrook.  


Our greatest asset is and has always been our people and communities, which is why we are committed to working together on our Pathway to 2030 – a program to responsibly close Mt Arthur Coal. We are about doing the right thing and working with everyone to co-create a shared vision for the future of the region.


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About the Role


Mt Arthur Coal are currently seeking to employ multiple Production Supervisors to join our high performing team. These opportunities are being offered on a residential basis in the beautiful Hunter Valley region of NSW. You will enjoy working a four panel, straight 5/4 roster, allowing flexibility throughout the week to complete daily activities if needed.

As a Production Supervisor you will get to work in the largest pit in the Hunter Valley and be accountable for the safe and efficient delivery of productivity targets. You will be required to maintain a safe workplace, provide visible leadership and manage the effective utilisation of shift personnel and equipment resources to achieve the mine plan and production targets.

You will carry out inspections relating to compliance & procedures, role model safe behaviours and be actively involved in field leadership activities.


About You


Your strong desire to work with your team to ensure they are 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 with other Supervisors and departments.

Reporting to a Superintendent, you will also have:  

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in an open cut mining production environment or heavy industry manufacturing environment
  • A background in leading a large team as a frontline supervisor, or step-up supervisor experience
  • A proactive attitude towards safety, and be a team player
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities


NSW OCE qualification is not a requirement for these positions.



About Our Process 


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks. 


Supporting a Diverse Workforce  

The size, stability and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a best-in-class employee share program. 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. 


At BHP, we know that we are strengthened by diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to making BHP a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and be at their best every day. We are focused on creating a workforce that’s more diverse and represents the communities where we work and live. providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and recognise that true diversity includes gender, age, race, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, neurodiversity, education levels, and many more aspects of your identity.


BHP is committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all. If you have a disability, we know that it may be helpful for us to adjust our process to make it equitable for your individual situation. If you would like to reach out to someone about your situation and our recruitment process, please email us at [email protected].