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Supervisor | Mining Production | South Flank

Date:  10-Jun-2021
Job Posting End Date:  18-Jun-2021;11:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Western Australia
Job Location/Region:  Pilbara

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


The South Flank Project is an expansion of BHP's existing Mining Area C hub, located approximately 130 km by road north-west of the town of Newman. This project has potential to become one of the largest standalone iron ore processing centres in the world, within reach of several billion tonnes of high-grade ore.


Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, South Flank is focused on high performance, flexible work arrangements, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance.


This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, dynamic leader to be part of something big - to work in an innovative team and with evolving technology.  


The Supervisor Mining Production is pivotal for the safe execution of operations for mining production including supervision of production activity undertaken by front-line operational personnel in accordance with operating standards, procedures and defined processes and to deliver optimal production outcomes in line with targets.


The role will be offered on a fly in, fly out of Perth roster of 7 days on, 7 nights on, 7 days off.

About You


The ideal candidate will have the ability to lead positive change and support continued development. As a leader you will have an absolute commitment to working safely in compliance with site safety standards and mine working procedures to ensure a safe and environmentally healthy workplace. This will include leading and coaching production technicians in best operating practice, whilst ensuring safety and work standards are maintained to such an extent that work may be stopped if standards are not met.


To be considered suitable applicants must have:


  • At least 3 to 5 years supervisory experience gained within a large scale, open pit mine operation;
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive working relationships and be adaptable to various communication styles;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coach, lead and facilitate cooperation from production personnel;
  • Previous experience in planning, organising and coordinating a variety of mining production tasks;
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, SAP and/or similar systems and databases;
  • Knowledge of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Mine Industry Regulations.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


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.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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