Supervisor Operations Centre Mine And Plant Control


Supervisor Operating Centre Mine and Plant Control

  • Be part of the new Integrated Operations control centre - Brisbane
  • Work with the latest technology in a hands on role.
  • 4, 5, 5 day and night even time lifestyle roster

Employee Benefits

  • Company provided car parking in the Brisbane office
  • Roster allowances
  • Paid parental leave up to 9 months
  • Health cover scheme for employees and their immediate family
  • Rio Tinto employee share programme
  • Salary sacrifice & packaging options
  • Employee discounts – banking, accommodation, motoring, retail and more

Where you will be working

The Operations Centre is a newly created area of our Integrated Operations that will play a pivotal role in the future success of our Pacific aluminium business. The team is responsible for driving the optimisation of the overall supply chain value using state-of-the-art monitoring processes and data driven decision making.

About the role

We are looking for a Supervisor Operating Centre Mine andPlant Control to lead a team who delivers a business plan by remotely operating our mine equipment and fixed plants in Gove and Weipa. A key part of this role is leading the controller teams in day to day business activities to ensure that the direction of the operation is kept safe and stable at all times.

This role is an exciting leadership opportunity and an integral part of the Operating Centre team that has a strong people, safety, operational and problem solving focus. Working a 12.5hr day/night 4, 5, 5 roster in the Brisbane CBD and reporting to the Superintendent Operating Centre Bauxite, you will be:

  • Managing the processes and behaviours required to execute the mine and plant plan efficiently.
  • Leading a team of mine and plant controllers in achieving data integrity, plan conformance and the 3 winning conditions – grade, tonnes and efficiency.
  • Influencing both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that the best decisions for the business are being executed through day to day communications and the Bauxite assets daily meetings.
  • Able to assign clear actions and objectives, demonstrating an understanding of how these achieve team objectives.
  • Able to give people frequent and constructive feedback linked to role expectations, recognising good work when observed.
  • Be visible and supportive and during times of change openly communicate the impact on people in their work.
  • Provide day to day support to people based on your own knowledge and experience, seek to understand in times of uncertainty
  • Actively seek diverse views and perspectives to identify better solutions.
  • Utlilises best practices in work activities.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, its advantageous you have:

  • Cert III or higher in Process Operations is beneficial
  • Proven experience in Leadership and People Management
  • A high level of computer literacy and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Live within 45 minutes commuting distance from Brisbane CBD (All candidates must undergo a fatigue management risk assessment plan which includes travel from home to work)

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • Exposure to mine and process control environments / heavy industry is desirable
  • LEAN / Six Sigma or project management training is desirable

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint – and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.”