Superintendent - Site Asset Operations Centre

Cadia Valley Operations, Australia
Mar 29, 2021
Apr 16, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Discover what's possible with us

It's an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest's growth journey as we expand our operations both locally and abroad. At Cadia you will play a part in the expansion of our Tier 1 operation developing Cadia into one of the largest, safest, most cost effective and technologically advanced block caving mines in the world. Currently we are undertaking stage three of Cadia's mine life strategy by further developing our underground mine to include its 3 rd panel, as well as increasing our ore handling and processing capability.

As a company we are highly skilled at identifying and turning large-scale deposits into Tier 1 assets with one of the lowest all in sustaining costs in the mining industry. Our extensive experience in block caving, processing, utilising the latest technology and techniques positions us as a world leader in our field.

Operations near and far

Cadia Valley Operations is located in Central Western New South Wales, approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional township of Orange and a convenient three hours from the capital city of Sydney. Employees reside in varied accommodation options in and around the district of Orange with the surrounding area's occupied by winery's, stone fruit orchards, farming and national parks.

Employees have access to the area's wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector with a modern well-equipped regional hospital, excellent educational facilities, shopping, large selection of sport and recreation options, transport and other services such as childcare.

Who we're looking for

We are seeking an experienced and professional person to lead the Site Asset Operations Centre (SAOC). The role will require you to lead a team to manage hazards, provide support & services to underground, surface and processing operations teams at Cadia.

Reporting to the Manager-Strategy, Planning & Performance, you will be responsible for ensuring high quality data collection, reporting and analysis to support the operation. You will also support HSESR onsite through emergency call response, community hotline and environmental escalation and reporting. Your role will also include implementing projects and being able to clearly articulate the objectives & goals aligned with safe production.

The key responsibilities for this role include (but are not limited to):
  • Providing leadership to the SAOC to drive site production, safely and consistently achieve target outputs in a responsible, sustainable and cost-effective manner aligned with Newcrest and Cadia strategies
  • Working closely with site leaders and providing them with timely and accurate information
  • Highlighting issues that arise and follow escalation procedures to achieve resolution.
  • Supporting and promoting a business improvement culture
  • Demonstrate a high regard for safety and be willing to challenge the status quo with regards to safety standards - you will be responsible for various processes which keep people in the field safe

The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader, ideally with a background in operational roles involving Mining, Minerals Processing and/or fixed plant experience.

You will also possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Proactive approach to your work with demonstrated experience in solving mining and/or processing issues
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Strong active listening and interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution and training.
  • Exposure to DCS, Pitram or similar experience

Our commitment to you

Look around and you'll discover opportunities to explore different pathways. Supported by development programs and guided by our leaders, you'll learn and grow in your time with us.

Keeping our people safe and healthy is our most important asset. Our commitment to safety, health and wellbeing is supported by systems and standards that embed our safety culture.

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.

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