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Mine Monitoring & Control Specialist

Date: 12-Jul-2019

Location: Groote Eylandt, AU, 0885

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.


Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.


We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.


GEMCO is one of the world's largest manganese mining and concentrating operations located on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, accounting for over 20% of the worlds' high-grade manganese ore production. GEMCO controls and operates all aspects of mining, processing, logistics and shipping on Groote Eylandt.


The Opportunity


South32 are seeking a motivated candidate for a Mine Monitoring & Control Specialist to be based at GEMCO.  Reporting to the Superintendent Truck & Shovel this role will focus on risk management processes, performance analysis while providing coaching, engineering and defect elimination tactics.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Works safely within the South 32 Care Strategy including establishing and maintaining an interdependent safety culture within the team including the delivery of improvements in safety performance
  • Conduct regular coaching sessions with the direct reports to identify areas for improvement
  • Actively pursue opportunities to sustainably improve production efficiencies
  • Identify and implement Production function improvement initiatives with support from Production Analysis & Improvement
  • Ensure strategic alignment of Mine Monitoring & Control crews with the Mining Departments Business Plan
  • Build constructive relationships with internal stakeholders and operational teams


 About You


The ideal candidate will be interested in working for an organisation that embraces the diversity each person brings to the workplace. Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions, while supporting you in generating courageous solutions.


In addition, you should possess:


  • Extensive experience in using Fleet Management and Asset Health Platforms
  • Level 3 Modular Dispatch
  • Proven experience in supervision of Mine Controllers and/or Production Mining crews (desired)
  • Proficient in Modular Dispatch, Provision, CatHealth, SAP and Microsoft office
  • Experience with continuous improvement projects/initiatives
  • Fundamental understanding of production data storage


What does South32 offer?


  • Offered as full time FIFO role on an 4/3 roster from Cairns or Darwin, or on a Residential basis on Groote Eylandt
  • Industry leading parental leave and family care policy
  • Superannuation Matching contributions
  • Education and career development
  • Participation in the Employee Share Plan
  • Competitive salary




Located on Groote Eylandt, GEMCO is a one hour flight from Darwin and a one hour 20 minute flight from Cairns. GEMCO's facilities include an indoor gym, beachside workout area, swimming pool, golf course, tennis and squash courts, sports oval and scenic walking track.


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



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.

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