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Superintendent Longwall

Date: 29-Jul-2022

Location: Douglas Park, NSW, AU, 2569

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About the role


Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for the operational performance of Appin’s Longwall. You will also support the objectives and strategies of the Appin leadership team in delivering the 2 year business plan.


Key accountabilities


  • Identifying and implementing critical projects and process work required to ensure delivery of the production schedule
  • Providing input to Maintenance Coordinators on the planning, scheduling and execution of maintenance activities
  • Identifying and implementing performance improvement opportunities
  • Develop and execute safety improvement actions
  • Encourage team members to drive effective hazard and risk identification, reporting and investigation to reduce incidents and injuries/illnesses 


About you


You will be passionate and committed to workplace safety and have demonstrated experience successfully leading and influencing others within a multi-functional and diverse team.


Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions.


In addition, you will have: 


  • Second Class Certificate of Competence and tertiary qualification in relevant field
  • Undermanagers statutory qualification for NSW
  • Ability to develop, coach and mentor employees to improve engagement, diversity and capability
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and the ability to perform effective working relationships
  • Significant Production Execution experience in an underground coal mine
  • Contractor Management experience


Our benefits 


  • Competitive Salaries and bonus structures
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan




This position will be at our Appin mine which is in the southern coalfields of New South Wales, near the coastal city of Wollongong and approximately 75 kilometres south and southwest of Sydney.


About Illawarra Metallurgical Coal


Illawarra Metallurgical Coal is a long term and leading coking coal supplier which operates two underground metallurgical coal mines, two preparation plants and a logistics chain.


Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.


Applications for this job will close on Sunday 14th August 2022.