Gold Fields Australia are currently seeking Paste Fill Supervisor to join their Underground Mining Team at Granny Smith Gold Mine.
Reporting to the Paste Fill Foreman, you will be responsible for overseeing the Underground Paste Crew & providing quality and timely mining support. You will assist the development and production teams to recover ore whilst ensuring operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner.
This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off Fly in Fly out roster from Perth.
Key responsibilities will include:
Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times.
Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and proficiency in supervising paste fill infrastructure installation and the different facets of an underground mining operation including, but not limited to development, scaling, support, maintenance, and production;
Contribute to optimal business performance developing an appropriately skilled workforce that is capable of understanding production requirements whilst demonstrating commitment to safety, motivating the team and taking a role in performance management as required;
Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions & procedures ensuring that these are consistently adhered to in the operation of the mine, training personnel and ensuring that they are competent prior to completing works;
Actively participate in the delivery of training to ensure competency levels are attained and maintained in all aspects of paste fill infrastructure installation and paste plant operation.
Assist in the effective control of production related costs by optimising the use of allocated resources, training of new operators to meet the paste fill and production schedule.
Maximise return on assets through effective utilisation and prompt identification and diagnosis of items that require preventative maintenance or repair, ensuring that the team is well aware of their obligations;
Ensure consistent achievement of production targets by liaising with and supporting team members operating other sections of the mine, to ensure full alignment and synergy of goals and targets.
Ensure that development, production and EHS issues are addressed in a timely manner by keeping the Underground Foreman/Safety Supervisor well apprised of issues that may affect the operation.
It will be advantageous if applicants have:
Prior experience with Paste Fill activities in underground mines is essential
Prior experience in an underground mining environment
Completion of secondary education - preferably Year 10
Working at heights ticket.
Confined space ticket.