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Supervisor Coal Mining (GRM)

Job No. 794920
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - Queensland
Categories Mining/Mina, Operations/Operaciones, Processing/Procesos
Published | E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close | E. Australia Standard Time

At BHP Billiton 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

Goonyella Riverside Mine - Owned and operated by the BMA, Goonyella Riverside Mine is one of the world's largest open cut coal operations, we currently have a new vacancy for a Supervisor Coal Mining in the Production Coal Department.  As a Supervisor, you will report to the Superintendent Coal Mining and Post Strip.

The purpose of this role is to supervise a production crew in the safe execution of the mine plan in accordance with operating standards, procedures and defined processes to deliver optimal production outcomes.

Key responsibilities 

  • Execute quality Field Leadership activities targeted at engaging with the workforce
  • Understanding and execution of the mine plan
  • Crew management in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement, Charter Values and Code of Conduct
  • Effectively communicate all pertinent information to stakeholders
  • Training and development of crew members to ensure continuity of operations
  • Reconciliation of each shift’s data and remediation if necessary
  • Conduct thorough incident investigations targeted at identifying the root cause and developing actions to limit the likelihood of a repeat event
  • Identification and communication of enabling activities to ensure continuity of operations

About you

The ideal candidate will have the ability and courage to lead change and develop a high performing crew. An absolute commitment to work safely, comply with all site safety standards, compliance with mine working procedures and ensure a safe and environmentally healthy workplace. Well-developed written and verbal skills and the interpersonal skills to facilitate cooperation with production personnel. An ability to plan, organise and coordinate a variety of tasks within a dynamic environment. The ability to effectively use a computer and its associated software programs (Microsoft Office suite). The ability and willingness to work in a team environment. Leadership / supervisory experience within the mining sector coupled with strong people management skills. Experience working in truck and shovel/mining activities preferably within an open cut operation.

At BHP Billiton, 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.

How to apply

Reference Number – Supervisor Coal Mining (GRM) – 794920

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.



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