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Title:  CHPP Shift Supervisor

Req ID:  671
City:  Mackay
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4740
Department:  Mine Operations


About the company:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be the world’s leading pure-play coal company.  We employ over 7,000 people and have 23 operations in the United States and Australia serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products.  Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its Australian operations.  We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.


About the role: 
We are currently seeking an experienced CHPP Supervisor at our Moorvale mine.  Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations producing premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.
Reporting to the CHPP Superintendent, you will safely and efficiently lead the CHPP production crews to meet production targets in line with production schedules. 


Duties will include:

  • Demonstrate safe behaviours and provide visible safety leadership to team members
  • Day to day supervision of all aspects of the CHPP
  • Manage breakdowns and planned maintenance on shift.
  • Ensure that CHPP safety and production targets are met.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to achieve cost reductions and efficiency gains
  • Identify and implement Continuous Improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all areas of the CHPP and Train Loadout.

The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a 4/5, 5/4 Day Night rotating roster and can allow for a residential or DIDO lifestyle.


About you:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the operations and/or maintenance of a coal (or similar) minerals processing plant
  • Relevant competencies and Tertiary Qualifications
  • Current Qld Electrical licence is preferred however not mandatory
  • Strong knowledge of coal processing and an understanding of key drivers of a CHPP
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety

At Peabody, we:

  • Commit to safety and health as a way of life
  • Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
  • Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Offer a reward and recognition program
  • Provide professional and technical development opportunities  
  • Support employees to achieve professional accreditation


Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life.


Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.


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