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Title:  CHPP Processing Supervisor

Req ID:  3401
City:  Mudge
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Processing Supervisor at our Wilpinjong mine. Our Wilpinjong mine is an open-cut coal mine located 58 kilometres northeast of Mudgee producing a high quality thermal coal for export and domestic markets.

We are in a pretty exciting phase, as we look to add to our team with those who share similar goals. Across the stakeholder teams in operations, maintenance, engineering and delivery, we are looking for those who want to innovate or love working to a high level and driving a position of excellence.

Reporting to the CHPP Production Superintendent, the scope of your role will be to lead a tight crew and operate all areas of the Coal Preparation plant in line with production schedules. The role also offers the opportunity for career development for the right candidate.


Duties will include:

  • Operate and monitor the preparation plant to optimise production.
  • Lead in a team environment to safely achieve company objectives.
  • Identify, report and act on all hazards and comply with the Health, Safety and Environment Management System.
  • Perform first response breakdown maintenance tasks as required.
  • Able to proactively recognise issues that may affect production, offer solutions and effectively executive remediation.
  • Operate stockpile dozers to manage the product coal stockpile, reclaim operations and train loading in line with schedules and blend parameters.
  • Maintain CHPP equipment as requested during scheduled maintenance periods.
  • Maintain cleanliness of all areas of the CHPP and Train Loadout.
  • Working with multiple stakeholder teams to ensure goals and targets are achieved within your own team and the wider business.


The lifestyle:
This position is offered on a rotational shift roster and can allow for a residential lifestyle in nearby Mudgee district.

For a taste of what a fantastic place Mudgee is to live, work and play, watch the video below *[video courtesy of Mudgee Region Tourism]

Peabody Energy also offers the following:

  • Exceptional relocation benefits.
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family.
  • Novated vehicle leasing available.
  • Health and lifestyle benefits (WHEREFIT).
  • Employee recognition program.


About you:

  • Candidate must have an electrical or mechanical trade qualification or processing plant experience.
  • Desire to work within and lead a high performance team.
  • Ability to align with corporate goals and values.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and share knowledge and information.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively resolve conflicts with fellow team members.
  • Ability to safely work accurately and quickly under pressure.
  • Able to take accountability for their own work and development.
  • Ambitious - looking to take the next step.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strive to recognise opportunities and contribute to continuous improvement.


About Peabody:
Peabody is a world leader in providing products for producing affordable, reliable steel and energy to customers in 15 countries on 5 continents. We employ over 4,900 people, have 17 operations in the United States and Australia and in 2021 we restored 2,400 acres of land. When you work with us, you are working with a team of professionals around the world who are committed to making a difference for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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 operations. We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment
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