Development Supervisor Processing

Job Description

About BHP


At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success!

BHP has coal assets across both Queensland and New South Wales, each bringing people and innovation together to build a better world. Our Queensland assets in the Bowen Basin region of Central Queensland are Australia's largest coal producers and suppliers of the seaborne metallurgical coal used in steelmaking.

About the Role


We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive candidate to join our Production Processing team as a Development Supervisor.


This 7/7 dayshift role is located at Daunia Mine, 60km west of Moranbah supporting FIFO with flights included out of Brisbane or Cairns or DIDO from local areas.


The position, aligned with the Development Supervisor Program, has been created to provide the opportunity for those with interested in taking the next step into a leadership role. You will have all or a combination of strong leadership skills with/without mining experience, a Maintenance or Production mining background, or looking to move into processing with previous mining experience. The role will allow you to practically learn about our business and processing on the job whilst also enhancing the skills and behaviours necessary to lead and inspire teams, helping deliver value to our BMA asset and ultimately drive the success of BHP.


In this role you'll be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of a coal processing plant, working across departments to safely deliver coal to our customers, thinking outside the box and looking to always improve the way we do things.


In this role you will:


  • Further develop your leadership and processing knowledge;

  • Foster our positive culture within your team to maintain a focus on identifying opportunities and driving continuous improvement through reduced costs through maximising recovery, minimising down time and eliminating waste;

  • Have an overriding commitment to the sustainability of our inclusive and safety focused workplace culture;

  • Build partnerships and maintain strong working relationships with customers and key stakeholders across the business;

  • Support and encourage strong levels of engagement to drive our site safety and performance;

  • Safely and proactively execute short term production plans to maximise equipment utilisation achieve quality targets;

  • Work closely with Process Engineers, Coordinators, Coal Operations, and Maintenance to ensure optimised, efficient coal flow;

  • Monitor and report against daily plan and escalate unplanned and non-routine activity or performance to the Superintendent.


About You


This is a fantastic career opportunity for an individual looking to grow and develop their skills and play a critical role in leading a high performing team to assist the mine in safely achieving our production targets.


You will have strong leadership and team supervisory skills, with a desire to learn new skills. Safety of your people and those around them will be a key priority. Having previous leadership or technical experience in a similar environment such as heavy industry or similar is not essential but will help you adapt quickly to the complexities of leadership in a mining environment.


About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

BHP also requires employees in Australia to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people (from the 31st of January 2022 or earlier depending on relevant state health directives). If you are applying for a role at BHP please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. BHP will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce. For further information please see our website [link removed].



Supporting a Diverse Workforce



The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.


At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.


BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.