Peabody Energy

Longwall Superintendent

Peabody Energy

Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 09/08/2018

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Underground

Job description:

About the company:
Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability
We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees.
About the role: 
We are currently seeking a Longwall Superintendent at our Metropolitan Mine.  Our Metropolitan mine is an underground coal mining operation located 30 kilometers north of Wollongong in Helensburgh, NSW producing metallurgical coking coal for export and domestic customers.
Reporting to the Mine Manager, you will be leading and directing the longwall department within the mine to achieve established business targets in a safe, efficient and effective manner.
Duties will include:

  • Lead the Longwall team making teamwork, analysis and continuous improvement a key part of achieving business goal
  • Develop, Assess and Implement safe methods of work
  • Developing short and medium-term plans for the longwall panel
  • Conduct regular meetings with longwall engineers, production supervisors and crews to ensure that production rates and operating hours are maximised.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvements to the mining process
  • Ensuring activities are aligned to planned production forecast and budget
  • Ensure that yourself and direct reports complete required works orders, actions, inspections, Safe behaviour interactions and investigations in appropriate time frames
The lifestyle: