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Title:  CHPP Superintendent

Req ID:  708
City:  Singleton
State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  2330
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role: 
We are currently seeking a CHPP Production Superintendent at our Wambo Mine.  Our Wambo mine complex is a combined open-cut and underground mine located 30kms west of Singleton that produce metallurgical and thermal coal for export and domestic markets. 

Reporting to the CHPP Manager, you will be responsible for safety, people and production of CHPP key metrics to ensure the delivery of feed tonnes, yield, product specifications and train loading are met. 

Duties will include:

  • Providing visible leadership of safety in all areas
  • Leading a highly motivated and skilled production team to deliver safety and production
  • 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 Monday to Friday roster. The position is suited to a residential lifestyle in nearby Singleton or the Hunter Valley/Newcastle surrounds. 

About You:

  • Relevant qualification, Engineering Degree or Mechanical / Electrical Trade
  • Production experience in a CHPP environment
  • Previous experience in a Superintendent or leadership position within the mining industry
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety

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.

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.

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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