Production Coordinator

Date: 23 May 2024

Location: Northern Goldfields, WA, AU

Company: northernst

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  • Lifestyle & Family friendly 8/6 Roster - Day Shift only
  • Permanent Full-time position direct with company
  • Supportive culture with upskilling & career progression encouraged
  • Quarterly bonuses, health insurance, salary sacrifice & more!



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.


About the role:


Northern Star Resources has a new & exciting leadership opportunity for a Production Co-Ordinator at our world-class Thunderbox Operations. The Production Co-Ordinator reports to the Processing Superintendent or delegate, and the primarly role is to lead the processing operational team to safely and efficiently operate all aspects of the processing plant. We are seeking experienced candidates who are focused and driven, with a preference to work FIFO ex Perth on 8 days on 6 days off rotation. 


Here's what awaits you...

  • Train the Processing Department in how to run the plant efficiently and safely.
  • Identify and coordinate improvement projects as required to allow department targets to be met.
  • Assist the Maintenance Department to meet the maintenance schedule and plan.
  • On call for after-hours safety and production matters.
  • Manage the performance of the processing staff via training programs, performance management and appropriate discipline.
  • Manage the department roster and ensure adequate coverage to safely and efficiently operate the processing plant.
  • Ensure the training matrix is maintained and that processing staff receive the required training.
  • Ensure talent is identified and have a succession plan in place.
  • Complete basic metallurgical functions – manage the blend, report daily performance and make operating decisions based on daily assay results.
  • Ensure that the department SOPs are current and updated as required.


To thrive in this role, you’ll need...


Experience: 10 years’ experience in operating crushing, grinding, gravity, leaching, elution, gold smelting circuits and tailings storage facilities; 5 years’ experience as a Leading Hand or Supervisor of a processing crew; Incident investigation skills; Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices; Computer literacy – email, Word, Excel; PRONTO experience (desirable); Preferable INX experience (desirable).

Qualifications: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Certificate IV in Training and Assessing(Desirable); Certificate IV in Frontline Management (Desirable); Preferable ICAM incident investigation skills (Desirable) & Current “C” Class Australian Driver's License.

Passion for Growth: A strong desire & motivation to be part of an exciting new role and contribute to Northern Star's dynamic work environment.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • 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!