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Shift Supervisor

Job no: 499444
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

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.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

Mining Supervisor

We are currently looking for an Experienced Mine Supervisor to plan, coordinate and manage tasks which are required to be safely completed on a daily basis in the underground mine to meet the weekly mining schedule and as directed by the Mine Superintendent.

The Mine Supervisor is responsible for the direct supervision of all personnel under their control and ensure tasks are carried out safely, as assigned and as per safe work methods.

This role is offered on a working roster of 7 shifts on (Night/day), 7 days off roster.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assuming direct control and responsibility for all activities within the area of responsibility
  • Ensuring tasks are assigned to personnel who have the skills, knowledge, experience and temperament to complete the task safety
  • Confirming personnel are fit for work and have the resources required for the allocated task
  • Making sure production targets and priorities are safely met as per the daily plan and direction from the Mine Superintendent
  • Driving safety behaviours to achieve zero harm, be accountable and drive safety as a front-line function

 Qualifications & Competencies

To be successful in the position we ideally require:

  • A total commitment to safety
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in an underground mine
  • Minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience at an underground mine
  • Exposure and experience with the operation of a variety of mining equipment
  • Solid experience in a hard rock mining environment, including both development and production.
  • General experience with mine ventilation, dewatering, geotechnical awareness and drill and blast methods
  • Full driver’s license
  • Able to problem solve and multitask 
  • Ability to lead and work within a crew that achieves safety and physical expectations whilst complementing the full Mining Operations team.
  • Comfortable to speak in front of large groups of people.

 What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Opportunity to work with diverse, talented people that are encouraged and supported in their professional and personal development
  • Travel allowance where personal vehicle is required to DIDO access Rosebery mine site
  • Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire and generous housing assistance. 

 Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast in close proximity to Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

For more information on MMG’s Rosebery operation please click on this link

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage

MMG is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from those who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. 

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At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

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To create an inclusive and equitable culture.


To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

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MMG offers various pathways for graduates and undergraduates to join MMG and gain a range of experiences in the minerals and metals industry.

We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
Our Vacation Employment Program provides an opportunity to gain practical experience and obtain an internal view of possible career options as well as supporting local universities close to our mining operations.

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