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, with evolving technology, and playing a pivotal role in creating in our mine. As a Mining Production Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in safely executing the operations for mining production. You will supervise the safe execution of production activities undertaken by front-line operational personnel, in accordance with operating standards, procedures and defined processes to deliver optimal production outcomes in line with targets for HSEC, Cost and Volume.
You will be first and foremost focused on creating a culture of care by being a visible safety leader, engaging, developing and coaching your team. You will lead by example, support a diverse and inclusive team and apply a continuous improvement approach to identify and improve upon our operating philosophy and processes ensuring a safety first approach at all times.
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, complying with all site safety standards, mine working procedures and ensure a safe and environmentally healthy workplace. This includes leading and coaching operators in best operating practice, ensuring safety and working standards are maintained to such an extent that work may be stopped if standards are not met.
To be successful for this role you will have:
- Substantial supervisory experience preferably in large scale open pit operations:
- Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, ability to foster positive working relationships and be adaptable to various communication styles;
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to coach, lead and facilitate cooperation with production personnel;
- A proven ability to plan, organise and coordinate a variety of tasks within a dynamic environment; and
- Possess intermediate computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, SAP and similar systems and databases.
You will also have a sound working knowledge of the Mines Safety & Inspection Act & Regulations; your technical strengths will be complemented by well-developed communication skills. Minimum of C class driver’s license is required.
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.