Peabody Energy

OCE Supervisor

Peabody Energy

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 14/12/2018

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Production / Process

Job description:
  • 7/7 Even Time Roster
  • Generous remuneration package, meals and camp accommodation included
  • Career development opportunities
About the company:
Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. We are a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies.  Peabody has 23 operations across the United States and Australia, and has 6,700 employees globally, servicing metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries, on five continents.

We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees.

About the role: 
We are currently seeking an experienced OCE / Production Supervisor to join our Coppabella mine site.  Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.
Reporting to the Production Superintendent, this role 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 is to be achieved through managing the production functions in a safe, efficient and effective manner. 

Duties will include:
  • Set and demonstrate a proactive approach to health, safety and environmental standards and ensure a safe working environment is maintained
  • Demonstrate safe behaviours and provide visible safe leadership to team members
  • Ensure that risk management tools and relevant procedures are in place when planning and executing work
  • Comply with Coppabella policies and procedures
  • Effective utilisation of shift personnel and equipment resources to achieve the mine plan and production targets
  • Conduct mining operations in an environmentally responsible manner
  • Responsible for supervision of all contractors that are operating in mining areas
  • Ensure all personnel on site are trained and competent for the duties assigned
  • Identify training requirements within crew and facilitate multi skilled crews
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings with production operators
  • Be an active participant in the continuous improvement program
  • Liaise with Maintenance, Technical and other Support Services to establish Production priorities and ensure operations requirements and targets are incorporated into Production design and schedules 
  • ?Liaise with maintenance department on breakdown issues and equipment requirements
The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 7/7 Day/Night rotating roster and can allow for a residential, DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.   
About You:
  • Valid QLD Driver’s license.
  • Certification as a Mining Supervisor
  • Hold a current QLD Open Cut Examiners Certificate of Competency
  • At least 5 year’s Open Cut Coal Mining experience in a Dragline, Truck, Shovel operation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to safety and a way of life
  • Project and contract management skills
  • Effective application of safe systems of work
  • Computer literacy skills
Peabody prides itself on being a values driven company.  We strive, through our people, to achieve our mission and live our values of Safety, Customer Focus, Leadership, People, Excellence, Integrity and Sustainability. We take responsibility to for the environment, benefit our communities and restore the land for generations that follow.

Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.

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