Leading Hand – Processing - will focus on ensuring the value of Carrapateena is maximised. Specifically, this includes:
Provide on the job coaching and mentoring for process plant operational staff in the area of safety, process plant operation and other job related task execution.
Provide in field direct leadership for the safe execution of complex or high risk operational tasks with small teams of operators.
Foster a strong safety culture based on open and transparent communication with all process plant stakeholders.
Support an environment of continuous improvement within the operating teams.
Support the Production Supervisor in the execution of the day to day operational activities to ensure safe and efficient process plant operations at the Carrapateena site which includes concentrator, tailings dam and associated services.
Develop and maintain competency in all operational areas in order to relieve and support in time of reduced resourcing, including control room and various processing circuits.
Act as Production Supervisor during periods of leave and absence, completing the daily reporting and supervisory requirements as directed.
Engage with the department technical staff to ensure that product quality and recovery targets are achieved.
Interface with other departments on a day to day basis to maximise value across the business chain, including the mine, SOCC and maintenance teams.
Liaise with Training and Isolation technicians to ensure that operational support activities for maintenance are executed to a high quality and in a timely manner and that training activities are aligned and supported.
Develop and approve isolation methods for Operations teams for ad-hoc tasks, whilst adhering to isolations management procedure.
The key responsibilities of this role include:
This role requires a values based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills and personal attributes including:
5 years’ experience in a minerals processing plant, with specific experience in base metal concentrator operations including grinding, flotation and filtration and thickening.
3+ years demonstrated experience at leading hand or senior operator level within a minerals processing environment.
Previous experience in training process technicians.
Exposure to management of mobile equipment and tailings dam operation preferred.