Maintenance Supervisor

Upper Hunter, Newcastle
22 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
Job role
About the company:
Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability

We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees.

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor at our Wambo Mine. Our Wambo mine complex is a combined open-cut and underground mine located 30 kilometers west of Singleton that produce metallurgical and thermal coal for export and domestic markets.
Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, you will be responsible for all day to day mine activities in compliance with all relevant statutes by providing leadership to achieve safe and effective production. You will be part of a dynamic team contributing to the successful performance of the mine along with the following duties:

Providing practical input into the content of all short and long term maintenance plans
Providing leadership, motivation and support to all roster, and day night shift team members, taking accountability for team performance including contractors
Executing all planned, breakdown and improvement work, minor projects and reliability initiatives
Reducing equipment downtime by ensuring all maintenance activities are planned, manned and carried out to a high standard, in a safe and timely manner.
Promoting a team culture of continuous improvement and innovation, including cost saving initiatives
Promote and enforce safe and efficient work practices
Use problem solving skills combined with self-motivation to focus on developing solutions and plans to challenges presented in the workplace

The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 12 hour rotational roster and can allow for a residential or DIDO lifestyle.

About you:

Hold a Trade or Tertiary Qualifications in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline
Minimum of 5 years Open Cut Mining Maintenance in a Supervisory Position
Operation of Cranes, Forklift, EWP and other Mine vehicles
Experience in applying best practice maintenance techniques to optimize equipment availability
Experience in SAP maintenance applications will be advantageous.
Uncompromising commitment to safety

At Peabody, we:

Commit to safety and health as a way of life
Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
Offer a reward and recognition program
Provide professional and technical development opportunities
Support employees to achieve professional accreditation

Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.

Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.

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