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Peabody Energy

Maintenance Supervisor

Peabody Energy

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/12/2017

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Maintenance

Job description:

About the Company
Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company.  The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in 25 countries on five continents.
Peabody is a globally-diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees.  We are committed to increasing the number diverse employees throughout our operations because we value the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage.
Our Values:
Safety: We commit to safety and health as a way of life.
Customer Focus: We provide customers with quality products and excellent service.

Leadership: We have the courage to lead, and do so through inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution.
People: We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognize and develop employees.
Excellence: We are accountable for our own success. We operate cost-competitive mines by applying continuous improvement and technology-driven solutions.
Integrity: We act in an honest and ethical manner.
Sustainability: We take responsibility for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.

Why Join Us?
An opportunity exists for an experienced Maintenance Supervisor to join our Wambo Mine. Our Wambo mine complex is a combined open-cut and underground mine located 30kms west of Singleton that produce metallurgical and thermal coal for export and domestic markets. 

About the role:
Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, you will be responsible for all day to day mine activities in compliance with all relevant statutes by providing leadership to achieve safe and effective production. 
This role is on a 12hr rotational roster in our Wambo open-cut section.  You will be part of a dynamic team contributing to the successful performance of the mine along with the following duties:  

  • Providing practical input into the content of all short and long term maintenance plans
  • Providing leadership, motivation and support to all roster, and day night shift team members, taking accountability for team performance including contractors
  • Executing all planned, breakdown and improvement work, minor projects and reliability initiatives
  • Reducing equipment downtime by ensuring all maintenance activities are planned, manned and carried out to a high standard, in a safe and timely manner.
  • Promoting a team culture of continuous improvement and innovation, including cost saving initiatives
  • Communicate issues that impact the planned work and extend equipment downtimes
  • Conduct site hazard reports, and complete Safe Behaviour Observations
  • Promote and enforce safe and efficient work practices
  • Use problem solving skills combined with self-motivation to focus on developing solutions and plans to challenges presented in the workplace 
About the candidate:
  • Hold a Trade or Tertiary Qualifications in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years Open Cut Mining Maintenance in a Supervisory Position
  • Operation of Cranes, Forklift, EWP and other Mine vehicles
  • Experience in applying best practice maintenance techniques to optimize equipment availability
  • Experience in SAP maintenance applications will be advantageous. 
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety
What we offer:
  • We commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • A culture of inspiration, innovation and collaboration
  • Committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • A reward and recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support in achieving professional accreditation (site based personnel only)  
  • We take responsibility to for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow

Our mission is to provide our employees with an empowered, collaborative, friendly and safe work environment based on mutual trust and respect. Peabody is an equal opportunity employer.

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