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Supervisor - 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 an experienced Production Supervisor to be based at our Tropicana Gold Mine project. This role is FIFO from Perth based on a 8D7X7N6X roster.


Job Responsibility (not limited to):


Technical/Operational
•    Monitor productivity of all production dig units and production dump trucks
•    Manage fleets by short interval control measures
•    Ensure all tasks are completed to the required standard the first time to eliminate rework
•    Ensure optimum equipment productivity is achieved subject to prevailing site conditions without compromising safety
•    Manage reporting and administrative activities for the shift
•    Ensure activities are undertaken as per mine plan
•    Each roster undertake informal individual feedback reviews with at least 25% of crew – set expectations and provide timely, clear and actionable feedback and recognise achievements
•    Review pre-start inspections and ensure corrective actions required are addressed
•    Responsible for the process of new starters
•    Daily pit/workplace inspections as per legislative requirements
•    Assist in the optimisations of the mine plan by providing advice to reduce non-productive time due to unscheduled service, relocation, fleet selection and non-optimal haul profiles
•    Adjust work plans where necessary and effectively communicate the changes to crew and others impacted by the change


Key Requirements:
•    Minimum 2 years' open cut mining leadership role experience
•    Previous supervisors or leading hand experience in managing multiple dig units
•    Has demonstrated the ability to successfully manage the HSE of a crew
•    Has demonstrated the ability to manage, coach and motivate people effectively
•    Has demonstrated the ability to implement operational discipline and achieve operational targets


Should you be successful in being offered a role in Macmahon’s 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.