Mine Development And Improvement Superintendent
Cobar, NSW, AU
3d ago
source : Australian FIFO & Mining Jobs


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  • Residential Role, CSA Mine
  • Cobar, NSW, 2835
  • Monday to Friday Roster
  • CSA Mine is a high-grade underground copper mine located in Cobar, Central Western NSW. Employing over 300 people, CSA Mine is now looking for a new member to join the team.

    We are currently seeking a self-motivated Mine Development and Improvement Superintendent to support the mine’s development department.


  • Actively promoting a safe work culture within the Development section through recognising and positively reinforcing safe behaviour and effectively managing unsafe behaviour
  • Ensuring safe systems of work exist for all routine tasks undertaken by the Development section
  • Ensure timely reporting to the Production Manager of any issue identified which may positively or negatively impact on the mines operations
  • Lead the development and review of the Operations’ processes and procedures including the development of effective operational standard work procedures and standards
  • Provide direction and leadership to the Development section through sound decision-making, delegation and behaviour in line with CMPL Values and assist with the setting of operational schedules and goals
  • Drive productivity, efficiency and cost through operation excellence
  • Supervise and assist the improvement team to ensure that the requirements of their role descriptions are achieved and their actions are aligned with the LOM plan
  • Set performance measures for the development team members and the providing of formal feedback on their performance against the criteria
  • Identify, assess and implement opportunities for business improvement from an operational perspective including maximising effective time on the job and equipment and resource utilisation and minimising wastage and rework
  • Ensure that the careers of the Development section are effectively advanced through appropriate training and experience
  • Timely resolution of operational, personnel and resource issues within contract development team ensuring the Production Manager is aware of any unresolved issues
  • Manage the underground development and improvement activities to achieve safety, quality and production level targets
  • Monitoring development and production key performance indicators on a progressive basis and preparation of daily, weekly, monthly and periodic progress and variance reports
  • Daily and weekly planning of underground mining activities to achieve the requirements of the LOM plan
  • Manage the development contract to ensure production fronts are opened as per schedule, development meters and operational overall and unit costs are achieved
  • Promote effective communication within the Improvement Team and between the Improvement Team and other relevant departments
  • Provide assistance to the Production Manager with the analysis and control of operational costs and reporting requirements
  • Develop and manage operational OPEX and CAPEX budget
  • Requirements

  • Mining Engineering Degree
  • NSW Mining Engineering Managers practicing certificate
  • 10 + years mining experience
  • 5 + years supervisory experience
  • Proven experience in managing large teams and projects
  • This residential role is offered on a Monday to Friday roster. An attractive remuneration package is offered commensurate with experience, as well as a bonus scheme and the opportunity to access other attractive employee benefits.

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognises achievement and offers genuine career opportunities.

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