Processing Supervisor

Date: 17 Jun 2024

Location: Subiaco, WA, AU

Company: northernst

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Northern Star Resources has an exciting leadership opportunity at our world-class Thunderbox mine site, which is located in the highly prospective Yandal Belt and the Agnew-Wiluna Belt in the North Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. The Thunderbox processing circuit is a conventional CIL plant with a hard rock processing capacity of approximately 3.0M tonnes per year. The process consists of a double toggle jaw crusher followed by a SAG and Ball milling circuit incorporating gravity recovery and CIP process achieving 94% recoveries.

We are seeking an experienced Processing Supervisor who is focused and driven, with a preference to work FIFO ex Perth on 8 days on 6 days off rotation. The Processing Supervisor reports to the Processing Superintendent or delegate, and the primary role is to lead the Processing Team in a safe and productive work environment by ensuring all work practices and procedures meet Statutory, Company OHS and Company Operational Standards within the Processing Department.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure employees have clearly defined accountabilities, roles and individual development plans.
  • Provide feedback on performance and conduct formal performance reviews in conjunction with the Processing Superintendent.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of up to date job procedures for tasks performed by the team.
  • Work with the Processing Manager to facilitate ongoing skill assessment and development.
  • Allocate tasks and targets to team members to achieve plant operation and monitoring.
  • Prioritise resource and coordinate all unplanned work that arises over the course of the week.
  • Monitor progress of assigned tasks and address any issues by regular inspections of the process plant.
  • Ensure that log sheets and checklists are completed maintained by all operators showing all process checks and readings
  • Ensure all samples are taken as scheduled and all production data is recorded according to operating procedures.
  • Raise Pronto orders for parts, equipment, maintenance and consumables.
  • Complete accurate and timely shift reports and arrange shift coverage and rosters.
  • Communicate the business objectives with team members to support their engagement and to focus all activity on agreed outcomes.
  • Conduct lockout and isolation requirements when needed and to maintain compliance with Company's Hazardous Energy Isolation Policy.


Required skills and experience:

  • Valid Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience in the mining industry.
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft Office, Pronto (preferred).
  • Strong leadership & good communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain or exceed best industry practice in all environmental tasks.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • Awareness of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations.


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
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 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
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and
  • 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 national police checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, right to work checks, qualifications, due diligence and/or reference checks.


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