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Superintendent - Production

Job Summary

Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining company with projects throughout Australia and South East Asia.
Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.


The Tropicana Gold Project is a large gold mining operation located 330km north-east of Kalgoorlie, on the edge of Western Australia's Great Victoria Desert. Macmahon's 10-year mining contract includes all mine planning, drill and blast, load and haul, crusher feed and other associated works.


Macmahon is seeking expressions of interest for experienced Production Superintendent to be based at our Tropicana Gold Mine project. This role is FIFO from Perth based on a 8:6 roster.


Job Responsibility (not limited to):


Technical/Operational
•    Ensure manning levels and rosters are maintained, including managing rostered breaks to ensure subordinates time is allocated effectively
•    Ensure improvement projects are completed and allocated
•    Identify any non-conformances to KPI's resulting from repeat contributing factors and liaise with required stakeholders to develop and implement corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence
•    Ensure all mining activity is being monitored by supervisors and any non-conformances are being addressed through short interval control process
•    Ensure optimum equipment productivity is achieved subject to prevailing site conditions without compromising safety
•    Ensure disciplinary situations are managed in line with Macmahon's relevant policies and procedures, in consultation with HR
•    Manage rosters to ensure production requirements are able to be achieved safely and efficiently


Team Contribution
•    Liaise with maintenance department on maintenance and breakdown issues
•    Liaise with other departments when required (e.g. drilling, planning and engineering, plant, mine control)
•    Identify and implement improvement opportunities leading to safer work practices and increased efficiencies and lower costs


Key Requirements:
•    7+ years' leadership experience
•    Practical knowledge and experience of open cut operations including Load & Haul, Drill & Blast, ground control, and water management
•    Significant mining industry experience within large scale surface mining gold projects
•    Understand and manage operational costs, drivers and corrective actions


Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahons' Surface Mining Division, you will be required to pass a medical and drug and alcohol test along with obtaining a National Police Clearance.

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.