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Title:  Mine Mobile Plant Maintenance Shift Supervisor

Req ID:  3375
City:  Mudgee
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2850
Department:  Maintenance

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Mine Mobile Fleet Maintenance Supervisor on a 7:7 roster to join our Wilpinjong Mine.  Our Wilpinjong Mine is an open-cut mine located 58 kilometres northeast of the country charm of historical Mudgee, the mine produces high quality thermal coal for both the export and domestic markets.

Our supervisors play such a crucial role in engaging the team and setting and driving the standards that will lead to the crew safely achieving high levels of plant availability and reliability. Ideally for those seeking respect & autonomy and wanting to determine their own outcome, whilst still having accessible Maintenance Superintendent support, this role will be responsible for managing all planned, breakdown and repair maintenance activities as well as communicating changes that will impact the mine priorities.  You will be part of a dynamic team culture contributing to the successful performance of the mine.

Mining is undertaken using a (mostly mechanical) dozer, truck and excavator fleet which includes CAT 789, 793, 785 and Terex MT4400 trucks, CAT 16M & 14M graders, CAT D10 and D11 dozers and Liebherr 9350, 9400 and CAT 6060 excavators.

We have a mine life in the 2030s, 67M Tonnes of proven and probable coal and a great collaboration of teammates looking to extend our mine life out to the decades

Across the entire operation's stakeholder teams in plant operations, maintenance, engineering and production, we are looking for those who will deliver to plan, work effectively and collaboratively in delivering an outcome of excellence and assisting us in our innovation. 

We're resourceful and well resourced (we’re regularly told how the tool shed is well decked out) and we’re always open to new ideas.

Duties will include:   

  • Providing practical input into the content of all short and long term maintenance plans 
  • Providing leadership, motivation and support to all team members, taking accountability for team performance including contractors
  • Executing all planned, breakdown and improvement work, minor projects and reliability initiatives
  • Reducing equipment downtime by ensuring all maintenance activities are planned, manned and carried out to a high standard, in a safe and timely manner.
  • Promoting a team culture of continuous improvement and innovation, including cost saving initiatives
  • Communicate issues that impact the planned work and extend equipment downtimes
  • Use problem solving skills combined with self-motivation to focus on developing solutions and plans to challenges presented in the workplace  


The lifestyle:

This position is offered on rotating 7 on, 7 off crew (day night shift) lifestyle roster enabling a fantastic residential lifestyle in nearby Mudgee district. Our rosters allow for regular time off, and for people to be present in the lives of their family and / or the surrounding community & you to be home at the end of every shift

Nestled between rolling hills, Mudgee blends the old with the new, the rural with the cosmopolitan, and the laid-back with the adventurous. Catering to a range of interests for all ages, we have numerous sporting clubs with proud histories (including league, union, rugby, cricket, netball, basketball, horse race & golf to name a few), art precincts, a vista of national parks, plus a selection of TAFE, public and private primary and high schools, a well-resourced hospital and a never ending series of events, with a constantly updated list of things to do -

With generous annual and personal leave offerings, this role really allows you to have the most amazing time with friends and family, enjoying the region or getting away, with only a 3 hour drive to Sydney or the coast. Mudgee airport flies to Sydney, Newcastle or Cobar, with the close by Dubbo Airport adding the destinations of Brisbane, Melbourne, Broken Hill, Walgett, Bourke & Lightning Ridge.

For a taste of what an amazing 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;
  • Reduce tax through salary sacrifice options, including up to 50% of you home loan interest / rent PLUS utilities, such as electricity, water etc;
  • Reduce tax through our Novated vehicle leasing options;
  • Discounted Private Health;
  • Over 2,000 Health and lifestyle benefits with WHEREFIT;
  • Employee recognition program;
  • Mudgee gym membership support;
  • Employee assistance program available for yourself and immediate family.


About the candidate:

  • Uncompromising commitment to leading a safety focussed team culture and demonstrating it through your actions.
  • Significant team guidance and leadership skills, including the ability to 
    • provide mentorship;
    • determining where and when to upskill hard and soft skills;
    •  conduct formal and informal performance management.
  • Hold a Trade or Tertiary Qualification in a Mechanical discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated leadership capability in a similar role.  
  • Experience in applying best practice maintenance techniques to optimise equipment availability.
  • Knowledge of field equipment including CAT, Hitachi, Liebherr and Epiroc drills
  • Experience in SAP maintenance applications will be advantageous.  


About the company:

Peabody is a leading coal producer, providing essential products for the production of affordable, reliable energy and steel. We employ around 5,500 people across our operations in the United States and Australia, serving customers in 26 countries.

Our commitment to sustainability underpins everything we do and shapes our strategy for the future. We have set a company-wide ambition to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

People are at the core of Peabody's ability to deliver business results and serve our communities and we offer an inclusive work environment that engages, recognises, and develops it employees. We strive to create a safe and healthy work culture where all employees are treated with fairness and respect and are supported and engaged.

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