Mining Supervisor

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Pilbara
Categories: Supervision

As an ASX 200 and perennial high performing company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an innovative and leading Australian mining services company, with a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations including our Wodgina Lithium mine.

With a projected 43 years life of mine and resources totalling over 200 million tonnes, we are embarking on a major expansion of our Pilbara-based Wodgina Lithium site which will see a significant mine expansion, construction of a new processing plant, the arrival of major mobile fleet including new PC7000 and EX3600 excavators and the development of significant new non-process infrastructure, operational by mid-2018.

Backed by an experienced leadership team, supportive senior management and a strong safety record, we continue to provide a workplace that is both stimulating and rewarding that allows individuals to learn and grow within an environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship. As leaders in our field, we recognise the significant contributions our people make and the ideas they bring.

As a result of this continued expansion we require  experienced Mining Production Supervisors to work in partnership with our existing team to deliver on our Wodgina lithium mining schedule. This permanent position is offered on a 2/1 roster FIFO from Perth.

The Purpose of the Role

A new, site based role you will be responsible for the  accountability for the delivery of production targets, provide load and haul strategies, and identify operational requirements. You will also drive continuous improvements working in a fast paced operations environment and the ability to adapt quickly to change.

You will be directly responsible for coordinating personnel, equipment and resources to ensure site activities are undertaken in a safe, cost effective and efficient manner in line with agreed operational standards and targets.

Your Responsibilities & Duties

  • Oversee, manage and control our assets including people, plant and equipment, to achieve operational outcomes in safety, quality, performance, efficiency and cost
  • Effectively manage an operations team
  • Engage with operators through pre-shift briefings
  • Conduct regular site inspections, and daily interactions with the workforce
  • Provide technical support and direction where required
  • Ensure team output and KPI’s are on track, in line with Company objectives
  • Maintain and foster a working environment which prompts safety in all that we do, whilst also providing outstanding services

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • You will have experience running a team of approximately 30 – 60 operators
  • Demonstrated experience in large scale, hard rock open pit mining operations working as a mobile plant supervisor
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to get the team to work cohesively
  • Lead by example in safety and wellness to ensure a culture of zero harm is maintained
  • The ability to use initiative to contribute and support continuous improvement, and drive change

As a proactive and engaged team member, you will display high levels of commitment and a belief in our company values.  You will have the ability to engage with people at all levels of the business and demonstrate strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively influence.

What can we offer YOU:

  • Expanding portfolio of diverse work across a truly innovative organisation
  • Access to an experienced and supportive Senior Business Management team with minimal red tape that allows you to drive and achieve outcomes
  • A workplace that lives and breathes a strong safety culture backed by clear values
  • Opportunity to truly define and own a unique role that you can call your own
  • Be a part of the world’s largest Lithium mine

 Sound like something of interest? Click the ‘APPLY’ button now to make your application.

MRL is an equal opportunity employer and encourage people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, to apply for this position. 

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