Production Supervisor

Job Description

Company Description

You are interested in running a Capcoal truck and shovel crew?

Anglo American has a permanent role for someone with a strong safety and production focus!

Steelmaking Coal
Steelmaking coal is an essential ingredient in blast-furnace steel manufacture, producing steel used for critical building and infrastructure around the world.   In Australia, we operate two open cut and three underground Steelmaking coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, every year producing millions of tonnes of the highest quality hard coking coal for this purpose.

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Production Supervisor with a passion for safe truck and shovel production, at our Capcoal Surface Operations based in Middlemount, Queensland.

Reporting through to the Mining Superintendent, you as the successful candidate will demonstrate a drive for safety as well as strong interpersonal and leadership skills. As an experienced supervisor, you will be responsible for managing and leading a large team of operators to ensure operational production standards are met.  

You will effectively plan, monitor and coordinate personnel, equipment and resources to achieve the companies set targets and schedules.

This role will be of interest to someone who enjoys coaching and mentoring an established crew, interesting investigative challenges and effectively working with other departments on site.


  • To be successful in the role, you will have supervisor experience running a large team within an open cut mining operation
  • Demonstrated experience with truck and shovel operations and a working knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • You will also hold relevant certifications including S1, S2, S3 and G2, OCE ticket desirable but not mandatory.

Additional information

  • 7 ON / 7 OFF Dayshift / Nightshift Roster
  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Capcoal Surface Operation, Middlemount QLD
  • Subsidised accommodation available

What we Offer
When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity, and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies.  As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Background checks
Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Inclusion and Diversity
At Anglo American, we embrace change and promote an inclusive and diverse environment where you can bring your whole self to work, every day. We are adopting new approaches to recruitment, talent development, mentoring, parental leave, and flexible working to further support diversity across our business.

How we are committed to your safety
Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data

Employee referral
Do you know someone who would fit this role? Employee referrals will be accepted for this job. Refer to your local Referral Guidelines for policy conditions and amounts.    

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.


26th August 2022

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Recruitment Agencies
Anglo American Steelmaking Coal does not accept unsolicited applications from Recruitment Agencies.