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Manager-SHEC

Job no: 498687
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress. At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, host communities and shareholders.

MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.  Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

Dugald River is one of the world’s top 10 zinc operations, located near Cloncurry in Queensland. Dugald River was successfully commissioned ahead of schedule and under budget, with first production of zinc concentrate in October 2017.Dugald River is estimated to have a mine life of 20+ years processing an average of 1.7 million tonnes of ore per annum. The operation predominantly produces zinc concentrate, with by-products including lead and silver.

The role:

Manager - SHEC

Reporting to the General Manager, this role will be accountable for leading and managing all Safety, Health, Environment and Community (SHEC) requirements at Dugald River. The role contributes to continuous improvement in SHEC delivery through active participation with Australian Operations Support and Operations & Technical Excellence Teams at MMG.

Within this role is the accountability to continually improve overall SHEC performance, strategy and capability in terms of value generation, cost efficiency and risk mitigation across site whilst looking for efficiencies and different ways of operating and performing work through established change.

The position draws from agreed standards and approaches and ensures that fit-for-purpose systems, tools and people are in place and that day to day delivery is in line with agreed service and performance parameters.

This role is available on a 8/6, 4/3 or 5/2 based on location. The role is available on a drive in, drive out basis (DIDO) from the Cloncurry or Mount Isa Districts or FIFO from Townsville or Brisbane. An attractive additional incentive is available to employees who live or move into the Cloncurry township. MMG is supportive of our local communities and region and persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications, Competencies & knowledge highly desired;

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant Safety and/or Health discipline
  • Continued education in leadership development, business management and continuous improvement
  • Extensive experience in site operational leadership in one or more of the following functions in the resources industry: Safety & Health, Environment or Community
  • Significant experience in the management of people, budgets and programmes of work
  • Extensive knowledge of effective management and leadership tools, techniques and methods
  • Contemporary knowledge and application of Queensland Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Acts and Regulations

Some of your key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing visible Safety Leadership and guidance to all employees and contractors of MMG Dugald River.
  • Contributing to establishing a stable and sustainable operational performance to support the growth of MMG and leading teams and fostering excellent working relationships, with strong lines of communication.
  • Effective and inspiring leadership by supporting a culture of improvement and self-development.
  • Develop and implement wholistic site wide SHEC strategies. 
  • Provide the highest standard of functional advice to the General Manager, Dugald River in regard to Safety, Health, Environment and Community.
  • Direct and manage Safety, Health and Hygiene delivery activities at Australian Operations including support to the emergency response team and supports line execution of safety delivery.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support implementation of the MMG Safe Task Management Standard.
  • Manage Safety, Health and Hygiene delivery activities; including Safety, Health and Hygiene data collection, validation and recording, implementation of Safety, Health and Hygiene related management plans, and provision of support in responding to regulatory requests relating to Safety, Health and Hygiene management.
  • Monitor and report compliance with Safety, Health and Hygiene related licenses, regulations and Standards.
  • Manage the first line of defense activities for Safety, Health and Hygiene.
  • Maintain relationships with local and State regulators of Safety, Health and Hygiene legislation through close consultation with site General Manager.
  • Demonstrate effective performance in achieving agreed SHEC goals that support the department, site and company standards.
  • Demonstrate leadership in SHEC through personal behaviours and conversations.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary package
  • A generous relocation package is available if you choose to relocate locally
  • FIFO from Townville or Brisbane is available due to the level of this role.
  • Career Development opportunity working for a Global Organisation
  • A culture of thinking Safety First ‘there is so much more to be safe for’
  • Work for one of the world’s top 10 zinc operations
  • Work with a highly skilled strategic leadership team

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate. If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date. To know more about MMG please visit our webpage https://www.mmg.com/

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River.

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