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  • Job reference: RMS0198531

Logistics Superintendent - Mining Operations

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Darwin, Northern Territory
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Our mining client is actively seeking a strong Logistics Superintendent for the Road Haulage and Port Operations of their mine site off the north coast of Australia. Reporting to the Operations Manager for Process and Logistics, this role is responsible for the safe delivery of road train product haulage and Port stockpile and shipping operations in line with our clients business plan.

*Work safely within the organisations Care Strategy including establishing and maintaining an interdependent safety culture within the team including the delivery of improvements in safety performance
*Actively coach and pursue opportunities to ensure front line leaders develop an inclusive operating culture where employees are empowered to speak up and contribute effectively every day
*Ensure critical controls for fatal risk tasks are in place and effective at managing the risks associated with road transport, material handling and ship handling and loading operations
*Working with key stakeholders to establish production and maintenance plans aligned with operational requirements and business outcomes
*Maintain compliance to relevant road transport, maritime, security and Ports legislative obligations
*Manage the Marine Pilotage contract, moisture management plan, tug operations and ship movements within the Port liaising effectively with marketing and freight scheduling stakeholders
*Monitor and drive operational performance for production teams utilising effective methods to engage execution personal and frontline leadership in the achievement of goals and objectives
*Ensuring optimal management of the department through the effective and efficient application of policies and procedures, business systems, human and financial resources.
*Improve the technical and safety performance of the business unit through identification of opportunities, investigations and development of business cases and improvement plans
*Define training requirements for the business unit and provide governance to the status of qualifications of Execution personnel

What's on offer?
*4:3 roster from Cairns or Darwin
*Superannuation Matching Contributions
*26 Weeks paid parental leave
*Education and Career Development
*Employee Share Plan
*Competitive Salaries

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
*A Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, either Logistics, Engineering or Business would be preferred.
*Proven experience in a similar role i.e. significant time spent in a leadership role (managing front line teams). Ideally this would include relevant experience in Planning / Scheduling Production or Logistics processes.
*Sound maritime / Port knowledge and experience gained working within an operational Port / shipping environment.
*Strong communication, interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills.
*Relevant experience in contract and budgetary management
*SAP experience (preferred)

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