Superintendent Engineering & Reliability

  • Full Time

Website Kimberley Mineral Sands

About this Job

About the Project

Kimberley Mineral Sands Pty Ltd (KMS) is a 50/50 joint venture between Sheffield Resources Limited and YGH Australia Investment Pty Ltd (Yansteel). The Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project (Thunderbird) is located mid-way between Derby and Broome, in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Thunderbird is one of the largest and highest-grade zircon mineral sands deposits in the world and contains valuable heavy minerals including ilmenite, zircon, leucoxene, and rutile, which are extracted and exported via the Port of Broome.

Our head office is based in Broome, and together we are focused on delivering economic and social benefits for the West Kimberley and its communities. We do this through living our values of Integrity, Accountability, Humility, Co-Creation and Inclusivity.


About the Role

Residing in the West Kimberley and reporting to the Manager Process Operations, this is an exciting opportunity for a Superintendent Engineering & Reliability to join our growing mining company.

This role is responsible for providing engineering support for all processing activities to ensure overall operational goals, strategic direction and objectives of KMS are achieved.

The role will establish and sustain key reliability and engineering systems and processes, while leading and coaching a high-performance team.

Site based roster: 4 days on, 3 days off

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish standardised measuring, monitoring and reporting systems for plant performance and provide strategies and tactics to continuously improve plant reliability
  • Assist with Root Cause Analysis processes into failures and provide improvement actions, monitoring the implementation of those actions
  • Provide input into the development of operational and capital budgets
  • Complete end of month reporting on operation activities and progress
  • Scope, project manage and implement reliability engineering and capital projects


About You

  • Hold a current WA C-Class driver’s licence
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong maintenance and reliability experience in fixed plant
  • Experience in project management and engineering design
  • Demonstrated capital project experience
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with a can do attitude
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a dynamic team
  • Experience in the implementation of reliability engineering processes and tools
  • Competent in the operation of SAP S4 Hana

About the Benefits

In addition to joining our values focused team, you would also be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Housing & Living Allowances
  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum
  • Relocation support provided

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

KMS is committed to advancing an inclusive and diverse workforce culture and environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We acknowledge the different skills, experiences, and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We strongly encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, youth, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply

This advert will close on the 2 June 2024, however, should a suitable candidate be found we reserve the right to close the advert earlier.

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