Operations Supervisor

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Dampier
Job Type:Full Time

Supervisor Rail Operations

  • Residential opportunity - Karratha
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support

About the role

We are looking for a Supervisor Rail Operations to develop, maintain, improve and assess the competencies of Network Locomotive Drivers and Train Examiners in order to provide safe and efficient operations. This is a residential role, based out of Karratha on a 4D4X4N4X roster.

This role is a great opportunity to join a large-scale operation and oversee a skilled team in the successful delivery of operational activities.

Reporting to the Superintendent Operations, you will:

  • Manage equipment provided to the team in support of their activities and ensure appropriate allocation of resources to achieve planned outcomes
  • Develop, review and update procedures and training documentation for all areas of work
  • Achieve safety and environmental performance as per targets and facilitate the achievement of direct report’s KPI's
  • Monitor and measure team performance to ensure that safety, production and cost targets are met
  • Assist the Superintendent Operations in the successful operations and in the application of the Performance Management System
  • Ensure that the budget is managed in accordance with the plan and deliver improvements through LEAN and other improvement initiatives

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

  • Sound knowledge of operational requirements for rail operations
  • Relevant trade qualifications
  • Knowledge of Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations
  • Experience in bulk materials handling sector or related industry, particularly related to an operational work environment
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office, SAP & other information systems (e.g. HOSDI)
  • Effective planning and time management skills
  • C Class driver's licence
  • Frontline management qualification or similar will be well regarded

Where you will be working

Our privately owned and operated rail network is an essential part of our integrated production process and services our 15 mines across the Pilbara via 1,700km of track. With depots located at Tom Price, Cape Lambert and Dampier (7 Mile), each train is operated by a single driver and comprises up to three locomotives and 240 ore cars stretching to approximately 2.7 kilometres in length with over 40 trains operating per day. We are also applying and adapting technology to improve safety and productivity across our rail network.

What’s on offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Possible domestic relocation assistance

About us

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Watch for more information about our Pioneering business: https://youtu.be/XPZQJ34-84w

Every Voice Matters

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.

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Applications close on Monday 12th April 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)