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Supervisor- Mechanical

Newcrest Mining
Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Closing date
Jul 1, 2022

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Maintenance/Mechanical, Supervisory
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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Supervisor - Mechanical

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Power & Utilities Department to support their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

The Company

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

The Role

We are now seeking for an experienced Supervisor - Mechanical for a FIFO position based at our Lihir Gold Operation (LGO) with Mobile Fleet Maintenance, Drills & Crushers. Reporting to the Senior Specialist - PCR, the successful candidate will supervise the daily activities of the Mechanical Mobile Fleet Maintenance team to ensure optimum mobile fleet availability and reliability is achieved in a safe & timely manner.

The role will have responsibility to;
  • Supervises team members in mechanical maintenance activities within the Mobile Fleet Maintenance area.
  • Ensures all works for the area (inspections, identifying defects, system verifications, routine schedules, SOPs etc.) are completed within all safety, environmental and company compliance processes and guidelines.
  • Ensures mobile fleet is maintained to OEM specifications, using genuine OEM parts.
  • Prescribes work detail, specifications, and procedures to be adopted in special undertakings related to the repair, maintenance, and modification of equipment
  • Drives and influences proactive behaviours within the team through visible felt leadership approach.
  • Ensures personal and team compliance with all company HSE requirements & policies including Fitness for Work.

Essential criteria
  • 5+ years' experience in mineral processing environments including large-scale fixed assets.
  • Currently holds mechanical skills from working on fixed assets including drills and crushers.
  • Trades Certificate in Heavy Equipment Fitting or related qualification essential.
  • Skilled in the use of the SAP software to manage the day-to-day planning and scheduling of maintenance activities.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Desirable criteria
  • PNG National Drivers licence
  • Previous experience in delivery and assessment of training desirable

The Requirements
  • Must be open to FIFO in PNG.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six month

Contact Us

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.


Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world's largest gold mining companies.

At Newcrest we’re known for our strong technical capabilities in exploration, deep underground block caving and metallurgical processing skills. We're committed to creating a work environment where everyone can go home safe and healthy every day, and where everyone actively contributes to this outcome; operating and developing mines in line with strong environmental, social and governance practices; developing a diverse workforce; and developing and maintaining strong relationships with our communities and governments.

In 2017, we joined the International Council on Mining and Metals, an international organisation that brings together 25 mining and metals companies and over 30 regional and commodities associations dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry, and serving as a catalyst for change to enhance mining’s contribution to society.

Our Code of ConductCorporate governance framework and a comprehensive suite of company policies protect against illegal and inappropriate behaviours, such as fraud, bribery, corruption, discrimination and bullying, and articulate our position on safety, health, human rights, environment, communities, security and diversity and inclusion.

Diversity and inclusion are essential parts of Newcrest’s vision, values and company culture. Our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2021-2025 to learn more about how we are building a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

Our headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia with operating mines in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea.

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