Mine Captain

Location: Qld Posted Date: May 9, 2020
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Employer Job Id: C4507C27 Careermine Job Id: 1841634
  • Residential Mount Isa
  • 13% Super
  • Permanent full-time role

Mine Captain - MICO Mining
Mining - Operations
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. SJP910

The Operation
Mount Isa Mines is one of Australia's oldest, largest and most complex copper mining operations. It is the second largest producer of copper in Australia and a key asset in Glencore's global mining portfolio.

Our business is integrated across the entire supply chain, from resource identification and development to production and distribution of copper cathodes to customers across the world. The Mount Isa Copper operation consist in an integrated Mine to Anode concentration and smelting process. We add value across all steps of our value chain by leveraging capability from our local and Global teams, and by leasing with the Glencore trading team to process custom ores and concentrates that deliver attractive profits to our business.

We are attracting the best in the industry into our teams, as we trust in our people's talent and support them in their development to become leaders in their field. We achieve this by offering career development plans that include experience in the delivery of technical and capital projects, exposure to technical experts while developing improvement initiatives, and support for completing tertiary studies related to the roles along with attendance to technical training for our high performers. We also provide an excellent remuneration package and benefits including above market superannuation, rental assistance, and retailing discounts. Take a look at the NQ Benefits Program Video to see the full range of benefits on offer.

Mount Isa Mines location and roster offers an attractive lifestyle option. With an 8:6 residential roster, our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake.

The Position
Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, a dynamic and exciting new role opportunity has opened for a mining professional or experienced supervisor to take the next step in their leadership career with Glencore Mount Isa Mines. This challenging position exists to provide support to our Copper Operations in Mount Isa and will offer variety and opportunity for the right individual. This is a residential role in Mount Isa which allows you to go home each day and enjoy the lifestyle that Mount Isa has to offer. This position offers a competitive salary and potential assistance with relocation and initial housing benefits.

Your key responsibilities include:

• Providing expert assistance and advice on operational priority setting
• Coordinating and coaching of the mining teams to ensure that Mount Isa Mines receives the required level of services and support to meet budgeted operational and safety objectives
• Identify interactions and proactively manage activities to ensure that the business plan is achieved
• Implementing proactive strategies and developing standards in conjunction with the management team to ensure continuous improvement in the operational performance of the underground mine
• Implementing audit programs that monitor the compliance against system requirements and plans
• Coaching and mentoring of operational supervisors in regards to safety, frontline leadership and operational excellence
• Ensuring compliance with all Copper business unit policies and procedures in your area of responsibility

The successful applicants will have:

• Demonstrated supervisory or mining professional experience in underground hard rock mining and related fields
• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, and be a motivated, outcome oriented person
• Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards and codes of practice
• Exposure to scheduling and mine planning processes is highly regarded
• Knowledge of Safety Management Systems and incident recording/investigation systems
• Strong customer focus and attention to detail
• Ability to work well within a team environment as well as with minimal supervision
• Demonstrated ability to lead and influence key decision makers within a mining environment

For any further questions, we encourage you to please contact:
Sam Roberts on 0401 716 143

Applications Close:
7:00am on Monday 1 June 2020

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