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Open Pit Supervisor

Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. The world's leading gold company, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.


Our Boddington operation provides you with the opportunity to live locally and go home every day or stay in our Village for your roster and DIDO.  We are only 130kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast.  You will work an 8:7:7:6, 12.5 hour day roster so there’s plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area can offer you.


What you will be doing

Your key objective as the Mining Supervisor is the leadership of the mining shift team to safely achieve the daily budget targets and to ensure progressive, sustainable improvements within the Mining division consistent with Newmont Boddington Gold Operations business goals.


Accountabilities will include:

  • Providing effective supervision, training and development to Newmont and Business Partner operational personnel within the open pit environment.
  • Facilitate and lead effective pre-start meetings and shift handovers by providing clear concise and relevant information.
  • Allocation of resources to safely implement and deliver the 12-hour shift plan.
  • Assessing competency levels of team, maintaining a training matrix, establishing development plans and coaching and mentoring,
  • Safety & Environmental Inspections and investigations, safety interactions, auditing of direct reports safety interactions and collection of data and reporting
  • Support team effectiveness through managing interpersonal dynamics, leave approvals and encouraging positive and efficient communications with other teams.
  • Assist in the planning of equipment movements across the site.
  • Maintaining compliance with the daily and weekly production schedule and mining plans.
  • Effective interaction and communication with Autonomous Control Room, Safety Advisors, Drill & Blast crews, Short Term Planning Engineers and Mine Maintenance Supervisors.


Who you are?

Your significant supervisory and equipment operation experience in large hard rock mining operations is essential.  You will also have:

  • A Frontline Management Certificate or equivalent
  • A Restricted Quarry Managers Certificate
  • Mine dispatch systems experience
  • Experience within an Autonomous Mining Operation


What you will gain

Our employees enjoy a generous salary package including private health insurance and an annual performance based incentive.  Not only will you work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer. 


Applications will close Sunday, December 11, 2022


About Newmont

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.


Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.


We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


More About Newmont


Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.


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