Supervisor – Mechanical

  • Full Time

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 Superintendent Maintenance, this is an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor – Mechanical to join our growing mining company.

This role is responsible for leading a team of trades people to deliver planned and corrective maintenance safely and efficiently. This is a front-line leadership position, providing technical support and advice to the Maintenance Team.

Site based roster: 8 days on, 6 days off

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide active field leadership, mentoring and guiding the team
  • Ensure the safe execution of all planned and unplanned activities within quality, time and budget requirements
  • Operate in accordance with KMS Work Management and Shutdown Management processes, ensuring collaboration with other teams
  • Complete detailed shift logs and handovers for the incoming shift supervisor
  • Develop and lead executable maintenance scopes and schedules aligned with Process Plant Maintenance strategies and life of asset planning


About You

  • Hold a current WA C-Class driver’s licence
  • Hold a Mechanical Trade Certificate, or relevant industry experience
  • Completion of S1, S2, S3 course would be advantageous
  • Experience in managing people and creating a work environment that enables communication, collaboration and engagement
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills to effectively convey daily priorities and action plans
  • Proficient fault-finding and problem solving skills, with a can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of the Mine Safety & Inspection Act and Regulations would be advantageous
  • Experience with maintenance planning/scheduling with CMMS systems, preferably SAP

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 21 April 2024, however, should a suitable candidate be found we reserve the right to close the advert earlier.

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