Supervisor - Processing Contractors

Date:  May 24, 2023

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.


Boddington is one of the largest gold producers in Australia and offers a unique opportunity to live and work in the South West. We also provide accommodation in our village for DIDO Employees. You will join a diverse team and have the opportunity to advance your career with an innovative company dedicated to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity.


We are seeking a team leader for the Processing Utilities team, comprising Newmont Employees and Business Partners at Boddington's 41MTPA Processing Plant.


You will be setting clear expectations, providing on the job mentoring and ensuring the team is proficient in, and aligned to the latest procedures & practices associated with safely maintaining a high standard of housekeeping and operational efficiency of the Boddington Processing Plant.

Accountabilities will include;

  • Promote, align with, and demonstrate leadership with respect to NBG’s Health Safety and Security (HSS), Environmental and Community Relations Policies, Standards and Procedures.
  • Work closely with key partners across operations and maintenance and build and maintain strong working relationships with all Process Utilities internal customers
  • Provide coordination and act as a point of authority to ensure work outputs are completed safely and are in line with operational requirements.
  • Actively encouraging personnel to participate in continuous improvement, gathering their initiatives and providing feedback.
  • Lead effective toolbox meeting for crew to prepare to safely achieve the work of the shift ahead, allocate tasks to the team to ensure the wider processing and maintenance team safely meet required outcomes.
  • Celebrate the successes of the crew managing interpersonal dynamics, training needs, rosters and performance management and ensuring crew interacts effectively with other teams across site.
  • Completion of safety interactions, QA/QC and audit of teams safety interactions; Safety & Environmental Inspections and investigations, and Support Social Responsibility strategies, policies and practices.
  • Work with Shutdown Planners to ensure operations shutdown preparations are conducted safely and that there are sufficient resources available to meet all schedules and ensure high quality of work.
  • Ensure contractors complete required general & work area inductions and required documentation is acquired associated with their scope of work.
  • Ensure that the processing facility operates in accordance with NBG’s statutory requirements and a that high housekeeping standards are maintained in the Process Plant.


Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Your prior experience in a large scale gold or base metals and milling operations at a Supervisory level, knowledge and understanding of statutory regulations for the mining industry together with excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail are sought for this position.

You will be self-motivated, with well-developed skills in problem solving and mentoring and capable of balancing multiple complex tasks in a dynamic and changing environment.

Qualifications Checklist

  • Training and Assessment (desirable).
  • Cert IV Front Line Management (desirable).
  • Certificate IV Metalliferous Mining Operations(desirable).
  • Current “A” Class drivers licence.
  • First Aid Certificate.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


Applications Close Sunday, 11 June 2023. Shortlisting will commence immediately. 


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.


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