Paste Plant Supervisor

Date: 28 May 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Paste Plant Supervisor

Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.

At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


We have a unique Paste Plant Supervisor position awaiting you at our world class Kanowna Belle Operation that boasts a 10+year mine life. Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed team on the convenience of a 5/2 4/3 10 hour day shift roster.
** As this is a residencial role, the succesful applicant will reside in Kalgoorlie-Boulder**

Although not essential, previous experience in Paste Filling Plants would be favoured as this role would be suited to someone with previous Processing Supervisor experience.


Here’s what awaits you:


  • Actively lead a team of Paste Plant Technicians to safely achieve operational targets
  • Provide technical and scheduling support for the shift crews as well as develop and implement training plans for operators
  • Coordinate Paste Plant activities between Maintenance, Underground Mining and Processing departments to ensure achievement of paste plant scheduling targets
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work systems to cultivate a strong awareness in the arena of safety


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

 Experience: A Minimum of 2 years experience in Processing or Paste Plant Operations with strong leadership skills proven through previous supervisory roles, a demonstrated passion and drive for safety, teamwork and team development (this role will be responsible for implementing developmental plans for our Process Technicians.)  The succesful applicant will have excellent communications skills and the ability to continuously improve safety and continuous improvement process to ensure achievement of production targets.



  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence

Passion for Growth:

A strong desire to be part of a team contributing to Northern Star's dynamic work environment and CORE values


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.


Apply now to join the Northern Star team!