BMA | Supervisor Prestrip | Peak Downs | Even Time Roster

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Queensland
Job Type:Full Time

BHP is one of the world's largest global resources company, with operations throughout Australia and around the world. The iron ore, copper, coal, nickel, oil and gas we produce is used to grow cities all around the world, helping to build schools, hospitals, bridges and transport as well as the household appliances, modern electronics and new technology millions of people use every day.

We've been supporting people and communities all across the countries in which we operate, from the Pilbara to the Atacama Desert in Chile, for generations by creating jobs, backing businesses and investing in social programs. And it's our purpose and privilege to continue to keep bringing people and resources together to build a better world.

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

  • Permanent Supervisor opportunity available
  • Even time roster – 6 on 6 off
  • Competitive salary on offer + fantastic company benefits

Based at BMA’s Peak Downs Mine Site in Central Queensland. The Production Execution team are on a continuous improvement journey, our successful candidates will be committed to learning and assisting with maintaining industry best practice. This permanent and residentially based opportunity as a Production Supervisor will join our onsite Operations and work on a 6 / 6 (3 days and 3 nights) shift roster.


This opportunity is well suited to those who enjoys a challenge, are safety focused, and have leadership aspirations or possessed leadership capability and potential. Your experience as a Step Up / Relief Supervisor or current people leader looking to be part of a team which is shaping processes and contributing to meeting and exceeding targets will ensure your success. Do you have the right attributes and capabilities to become a leader?

In this role you will:

  • Execute production activities to plan through the management of people and equipment
  • Lead, coach and mentor a crew of multi skilled operators to deliver the plan and build a high performance team
  • Identify improvement opportunities and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure efficiency and production is maximized

About you

We value diversity in thinking and your career to date will testify to your ability to demonstrate critical reasoning skills, quickly grasp technical concepts and apply theories. You will be able to demonstrate strong business insight and have an understanding of the key drivers of shareholder value.

As a Prestrip Supervisor you will be responsible for leading a team of multi-disciplined Operators including Truck and Excavator Operators in executing the mine plan, achieving safe and optimal outcomes for the Production mining team. You will be actively involved in field leadership activities and engaging your team to reach their full potential. The role will be supervising a team performing Pre Strip (overburden), wedge and coal mining activities.

Energetic and committed, you work well with challenges, bringing attention to detail and an ability to meet multiple deadlines. You relate well with people, communicate confidently and build collaborative working relationships. Your ability to engage and build trust with your reports and be a champion for change will help you deliver on your commitments and will position you well for future career opportunities.

Our successful candidate:

  • Will have an understanding and exposure a Production Department of an Open Cut Mine Site environment
  • Have proven leadership experience, leadership aspirations or possessed leadership capability and potential
  • Have a desire to lead, coach and mentor a crew to deliver the plan and build high performing teams
  • Have an understanding of BHP systems and processes
  • Experience with Mine Star would be advantageous and
  • Able to identify improvement opportunities and work collaboratively with other departments.

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.