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Fixed Plant Workshop Supervisor - Rotowaro Mine 10200

About Us:

Bathurst Resources is New Zealand’s largest specialist coal mine company. We produce over 2.2 million tonnes of coal each year and proudly employ over 550 people.  About 80 percent of our production is used for steel making of which one-third is used by a local Kiwi steel mill. Our high-quality, thermal-grade coal fuels are used to help drive the engines of many iconic South Island food and dairy businesses.

The Rotowaro coalfield and opencast mine is the second largest opencast coal mine in New Zealand and is located 10km west of Huntly. We are also only 40km from Raglan and 40km from Hamilton – the city life and the beach life are both accessible from our mine.

Be Safe – Be Accountable – Be a Team – Be Real

We can offer you:

  • An attractive and competitive remuneration package
  • Commitment to providing a safe working environment
  • Excellent team environment
  • A company that lives by its core values

The Role:

Reporting to the Superintendent – the Fixed Plant Supervisor’s role is to coordinate and lead the wider fixed plant maintenance team to deliver a comprehensive maintenance service to the Rotowaro mine to ensure the Fixed Plant is safe and fit for coal processing to meet monthly targets.

This could include but is not limited to Conveyors, Crushers, Screening, and Wash/blending Plants. All Repairing and servicing must comply with all relevant BT Mining H&S systems, procedures, and policies.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Lead the fixed plant crew to carry out repairs and servicing on all BT Mining fixed plant equipment and assist with repairs and servicing.
  • Support the Superintendent in the day-to-day running of the workshop
  • Conduct inspections where required on plant, equipment, and facilities.
  • Ensuring health and safety underpins all workshop operations and practices.
  • Overseeing and organizing the workshop job program.
  • Working with the maintenance planners to ensure all planned maintenance activities are completed in an acceptable time frame.
  • Standardizing and streamlining workshop procedures and processes.
  • Ordering of parts and components to support cost-effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Timely, reliable, and cost-effective repair and maintenance services.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • 5+ years in the mining industry with Fixed Plant background
  • Trades qualification in Plant and Equipment or Mechanical Engineering
  • In-depth understanding of NZ HSW Act 2015, Mining Operation Regulations 2016
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Advanced computer skills and a good understanding of computerized maintenance management systems.
  • An uncompromised commitment to Health and Safety
  • Have a current New Zealand Driver’s license

Culture & Benefits:

  • Market leading pay
  • Health and life insurance
  • An uncompromised commitment to Health and Safety
  • Ability and support to progress within the business

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Please note successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and a preemployment medical.  Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.