Quarry Manager / Mine Manager

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an experienced and well rounded Quarry Manager/Mine Manager to lead operations at our East End limestone mine. Based in the Gladstone region, our integrated cement operations is the largest in Australia. We believe the success of these operations starts at the quarry and the mining of raw material. In this role you will lead your team to mine product with consideration to safety, health and environment, including oversight of transport to our Fisherman’s Landing site.

You will have Site Senior Executive (SSE) responsibility for East End and manage both operations and maintenance for the site. You will play a leadership role in our Gladstone operations and contribute to the strategic and operational outcomes for the region. With many moving parts, you will have to find the balance of operational demands now and future state with your decisions considering safety, sustainability and cost. Your ability to quickly solve problems, communicate and engage with stakeholders and motivate your team will all contribute to you making a difference to our East End site.

About the role:

To successfully lead our operations at our East End mine you will:

  • Promote good SHEQ behaviours and challenge non-compliance. Plan and coordinate resources to identify and control risk and hazards. Ensure good housekeeping, environmental and community consideration is maintained
  • Manage day to day work responsibilities for direct reports
  • Continuously review costs and participate in monthly and other periodic forecasting sessions and reporting requirements. Mentor direct reports to develop their cost knowledge.
  • Manage planned maintenance tasks as per planned maintenance schedule within budget constraints
  • Manage mine outputs to ensure raw material quality and variability is of a high standard and meets production requirements
  • Ensure the mine is progressively developed, creating daily and weekly mine schedules with long term consideration
  • Develop and manage the East End Mine capital portfolio
  • Ensure the site's operations are performed in the most cost effective way
  • Lead, recruit and develop the people resources of the site to ensure maximum employee productivity and engagement
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the site
  • Provide monthly production reporting to Executives and the Board
  • Responsibly manage the ongoing operation and maintenance of mine equipment
  • Proactively engage with key stakeholders such Mines Regulators, community, rail partners

About you:

To be considered for this role, you would ideally bring:

  • Qualifications in Mining Engineering, Geology or other related area
  • Experience as a Mining Engineer at a Mine or Quarry
  • Strong leadership skills combined with experience managing teams in mining/manufacturing
  • People management skills, ideally including experience in leading an EA workforce
  • A focus on safety and environment with demonstrated commitment to these areas
  • An aptitude for and success in budget and cost management
  • Experience in both mobile and fixed plant assets
  • Well developed written and verbal communication, demonstrated by your excellent stakeholder and community engagement
  • Site Senior Executive certification (over 20 people) or a willingness to obtain
  • Ability and willingness to live locally in the Gladstone region

Why work for Cement Australia:

  • Stable, long term operations in key regional location
  • Manage a mine close to the Eastern seaboard of Australia
  • Join an organisation where you can make a difference at our largest integrated operations
  • Opportunity to leverage of our shareholders and Cement industry, mining best practices
  • Enjoy a the lifestyle of living in a regional coastal location
  • Salary package that includes bonus potential
  • Benefits include novated leasing, product discounts, EAP program and parental leave

About us:

An icon of the Australian cement industry, Cement Australia is the nation’s leading supplier of cementitious products and services. Whilst cement is in the name, the business portfolio is diverse, comprising a series of heavy industrial manufacturing operations, coal and limestone mines, bulk distribution transport fleet, rail and shipping interactions and hazardous waste treatment and alternative fuel production (Geocycle).

As an organisation, we offer our employees work-life balance, a close-knit and collaborative team whilst providing you with the tools and opportunity to make your mark. Our vision is to create a safe, healthy, productive and sustainable business and we are looking for like-minded professionals who align with our company values.

Additional information:

As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete a pre-employment medical and a background check. Cement Australia is an Equal Opportunity employer and open to residents of Australia with valid working rights. Cement Australia requests all new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical exemption. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide evidence of your status.

Please apply directly as submissions from third party agencies will not be accepted at this time.

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