Supervisor Production | Daunia | BMA

  • Job Reference: 00005990-1
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BHP
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  • Location: Mackay
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mining / Oil / Gas
  • Job Type: Full Time

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.


About Daunia

The BMA Daunia open cut coal mine is located in Central Queensland, Australia. Daunia coal mine is a coal handling process unit, which produces semi-hard coking coal and pulverised coal injection coal. The mine commenced coal production in March 2013 and is expected to have a life of 21 years. This operation is the first Command for Hauling Autonomous site on the east coast of Australia with a fleet of thirty-four 793/797F Cat trucks and 8 loading units.

About the Role

This is a rare opportunity to join an industry leader in Queensland. Permanent Supervisor opportunities available in the Daunia Truck & Shovel team.

Roster - 7 days on, 7 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off

Competitive salary on offer and fantastic company benefits

Offering FIFO, DIDO and local living arrangements

We are looking for an energetic, progressive and collaborative leader to join our Production leadership team as Supervisor.

Reporting to the Superintendent Production and leading a diverse team you will:

  • Lead, coach and mentor team members to deliver on plan and build a high performing team.
  • Develop and lead a culture of inclusion and diversity.
  • Working in a proactive business culture and with a supportive management structure, you'll have the chance to promote business excellence through your team and you'll make full use of your broad range of skills in the areas of continuous improvement, technical knowledge and communication.
  • Demonstrate and instil an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.

About you

Ideally you will have completed the S123 / G2 courses and have a minimum of 3-5 years Supervisor experience in a similar role. You will also be able to demonstrate previous success in leading a diverse team to deliver exceptional safety and operational results.

  • You will have a strong understanding of the risks of the supervisor position and SHMS, with experience in facilitating risk management investigations.
  • You will have excellent communication skills, verbal and written along with your ability to influence stakeholders by setting direction, providing sufficient communications to gain agreement and commitment at all levels while taking accountability and have an action oriented working style.
  • You will be provided with exposure to all levels of the organisation, and this role will see you develop influential relationships with multiple functions and stakeholders, including senior leadership.
  • This role will have the opportunity to lead one of the first deployments of autonomous haulage in BHP/BMA coal.
  • Experience working in Autonomous Haulage, or the Coal industry will be highly desirable

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.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce


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 we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

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.