Job no: 499719
Work type: Permanent Full Time, Limited Tenure / Fixed Term
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.
With the world taking steps towards a transition to a low carbon economy, MMG is focused on the critical materials required to help make this change. As we look ahead, our portfolio and focus places us in a strong position to drive future growth for our business. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of this exciting future and become our next generation of business miner.
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 1.8 million tonnes of ore per annum. The operation predominantly produces zinc concentrate, with by-products including lead and silver.
Superintendent – Electrical Maintenance
Reporting to the Manager- maintenance & Engineering, this role will be accountable for the leadership and holistic management of the Electrical assets and Electrical Maintenance functions for the MMG Dugald River mine site.
The roles accountability also extends to continuous improvements of over electrical maintenance performance in terms of safety, strategy, risk mitigation, cost and capability.
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. Your responsibilities will include:
Effective and inspiring leadership by supporting a culture of improvement and self-development as well as mentoring of employees and contractors in the areas of safety, environmental, efficiency, productivity, quality, planning, and cost.
Maintain accountability for all Electrical Department functions including resources, budget, and schedule.
Review and recommend capital improvement plans, evaluate infrastructure, facilities and operating systems for needed electrical maintenance and repair.
Develop, implement and adhere to the MMG Process Framework; A2D Processes.
Assist with the development and implementation of holistic site wide electrical maintenance strategies.
Ensure the effective delivery and safe management of the Electrical/HV elements of both mobile and fixed assets
Coordinate with Supply Chain Management to ensure critical parts are identified, stocked, managed, stored correctly and maintained while in storage.
Assist with Maintenance & Engineering department OPEX and CAPEX budgets.
Ascertain that systems and processes are in place that ensure all electrical work undertaken is in accordance with the relevant standards, specifications, and safety requirements.
Ensure systems and processes are developed, implemented and adhered with to ensure only qualified and competent personnel undertake electrical work.
Work with the Operations Teams to increase electrical reliability.
Lead and support continuous improvement processes through decision making, employee involvement, systems and training.
Meet and exceed objectives and metrics for safety, cost and productivity performance.
This role is available on an 4/3, 8/6 roster. 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.
Qualifications highly desired:
Tertiary electrical engineering qualifications, electrical trade or other closely aligned discipline qualifications
Competencies & knowledge highly desired:
Demonstrated experience in achieving business outcomes in complex environments
Extensive experience in maintenance of industrial electrical equipment with preference given to experience in mineral processing plants and underground hardrock mines
Proven experience as a front line, or higher leader in the electrical field
Ability to achieve results and work effectively in a demanding environment
Experience in continuous improvement maintenance management techniques
Well-developed analytical, interpretive and constructive / lateral thinking skills
Skilled in the use of the CMMS/EAM software with prior experience using SAP preferred
Knowledge of Australian Standards, Occupational Health and Safety Acts, regulations, codes of practice and risk management procedures relative to electrical asset maintenance and management
What we offer
Family friendly rosters with FIFO from Townville& Brisbane
On-site accommodation at Dugald River is provided in fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning.
The new village features, communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting, brand new swimming pool and state of the art Gym/Female's Only Gym.
For candidates residing in the local community: -
Access to MMG Charter flights to Brisbane and Townsville for family/leisure purposes
Financial Support for families where children attend boarding school
Retention payment for long term Cloncurry residents
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
MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents and Persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous groups to apply
Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time 15 May 2023
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