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Production Controller

Glencore - Mackay, QLD

Mining, Oil & Gas
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  • Hail Creek Open Cut
  • Mackay, QLD, Australia
  • 7/7 Roster

Ref No. TS0963

Hail Creek is a large scale open cut coal mine located roughly 120 kilometres south-west of Mackay in the northern Bowen Basin mining region of central Queensland. With a long mine life of 20+ years, producing both metallurgical and thermal coal products, Hail Creek is an inclusive workplace with a focus on safety, efficiency and productivity.

Reporting directly to the Senior Mining Systems Coordinator, the Production Controller is accountable for leading, contributing and developing a team who manage Hail Creek Open Cut’s Modular Fleet Management system. You will liaise closely with Mining, Coal Preparation Plant, Maintenance Supervisors, and Technical Services to drive operational efficiencies in an effort to achieve the mine operating plan. This position is a key enabler contributing to maximising productivity based on priorities and plans by controlling Haul truck allocation to loading units in accordance with agreed measures. You will support, develop and monitor improvement initiatives within the Mining Operations teams, focussing on operational loss reduction whilst increasing productivity of the Haul truck and Load unit fleet. You will validate data captured by the Fleet Management system and others, ensuring accuracy and integrity. As a Production Controller you will also be responsible for emergency response coordination per site procedures, when required.

To be successful for this position, you will have a thorough understanding of mining processes and mine monitoring and control systems. You will have a proactive attitude to safety, a strong work ethic and the courage to challenge the status quo. You are accepting of change, lead by example and strive to be the best, encouraging others and not accepting anything less. You will have in-depth knowledge of equipment performance metrics, excellent communication, influencing and leadership skills with proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor in an open-cut mining operation. You will also possess working knowledge of two or more of the following systems: Modular Mining - Dispatch and MineCare, Caterpillar technology products – Aquila Drill, MinVu reporting and PowerBi. Additionally Modular Level 2 certification will be highly regarded.

For further information, please contact the Senior Mining Systems Coordinator – Keiran Perkins on 0447 480 208.

Applications Close: 25 April 2021.

All internal applicants should discuss their interest in this position with their Manager prior to submitting an application.