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Title:  CHPP Superintendent

Req ID:  1179
City:  Moranbah
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4744
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role:

We are currently seeking a CHPP Superintendent at our Coppabella Moorvale Joint Venture. Our Coppabella Moorvale mine complex consists of two open-cut mine operations located approximately 140 kilometres southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets.


Reporting to the Business & Technical Support Manager, you will be responsible for the management of the production and maintenance of CHPP key metrics to ensure the delivery of feed tonnes, yield, product specifications and train loading are met across two processing plants. 


Duties will include:

  • Management and leadership across two dedicated processing plants
  • Foster a positive and productive working relationship and culture between the team members and with other departments
  • Continue to identify opportunities to improve the performance of people, processes and systems
  • Ensure high compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements along with site policies and procedures
  • Liaise with Mine and Technical Services personnel with regards to schedule for coal processing activities
  • Provide quality control of product coal stockpiles for blending requirements to meet customer specifications
  • Work closely with the marketing, sales and logistics teams to ensure railing and shipment schedules are achieved on time and on spec


The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a 9 day fortnight (Monday to Friday, Monday to Thursday) roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO or FIFO lifestyle.  Employees living residentially may have access to a $15,000 housing allowance and may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of rental payments.


About you:

  • Proven experience as a CHPP Superintendent or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years processing experience
  • Proven ability to effectively manage contractors and a team
  • Excellent people development skills.
  • Possess well-developed communication, negotiating and influencing skills and confidence in your knowledge of project management practices.
  • Commitment to safety as a way of life


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 21 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. 


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.  Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


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


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.


Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.


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