Mining Supervisor

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Northern Goldfields, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Northern Star Resources is the global gold growth company, with three large, high margin production centres exclusively in the tier one locations of Western Australia and Alaska, USA. Production guidance is 1.6 million ounces in the current financial year, before climbing to 2 million ounces by FY27. 


Current Reserves of 19Moz underpin long mine lives across the portfolio, with further upside from an enviable track record in exploration and discovery. Responsible and progressive ESG practices are integral to the Northern Star business.


About our role


Northern Star has a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Mining Shift Supervisor to ensure the safe and productive running a mining crew as outlined by the mine plan under the direction from the mining superintendent at our world-class Thunderbox Operations. This opportunity is offered on a 15:13 (8 days, 7 nights) roster and is permanent job opportunity. 


Your main responsibilities will include:


  • Supervising and coordinating surface mining activities of workers engaged in surface mining

  • Ensuring continuous open pit production in order to supply site processing plant with ore requirements

  • Providing a concise and informative PSI meeting each shift

  • Ensuring adherence to all statutory requirements and company HSEC standards and procedures

  • Working closely with the safety reps and operators to lead a proactive approach to safety

  • Populating accurate and timely daily production

  • Optimising resources to best achieve an efficient production outcome in line with targets

  • Ongoing feedback and direction to operators with regard to training and career progression, including disciplinary action when required

  • Liaise and plan with drill and blast crews to ensure schedules are achieved


Required skills and experience:


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a mining environment

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience operating frontline mining equipment

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities

  • Pathway and interest in obtaining a restricted QM ticket of competency

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A high regard to safety


About Northern Star Resources

Northern Star offers unparalleled opportunities for you to forge a career in the resource industry at their underground and open pit operations across Western Australia and Alaska. You can choose residential or FIFO opportunities throughout your career with us.

Gold in Ounces. Opportunities in Tonnes..


Why join us?


Be part of the next exciting growth stage of Northern Star. You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business long term.

Northern Star encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Joining the Northern Star team also means you are eligible for our industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, and bonus programs.


Benefits when you join Northern Star

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance

  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive

  • Short-term incentive bonus program

  • Employee Share Plan programs 

  • Industry leading Parental leave policy – with up to 20 weeks primary carers leave and up to 4 weeks secondary carers leave. Primary carers return to work benefits including up to 6 weeks bonus payment, top up of superannuation and long service leave service recognition

  • GoldSTARR 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

  • Paid Family Domestic Violence leave


Diversity & Inclusion

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to local communities in which we operate. We recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.


Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process considers your alignment to our company values and the requirements of the role. We also have several checks which may be conducted to demonstrate your suitability for the role including police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks.


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