Operations Supervisor

Operations Supervisor

Your new company
Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903,and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production. Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903 and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production. About Rio Tinto
Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.
For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.
Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.
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Your new role
Operations Supervisor
  • Join a world leader in mining & processing offering outstanding personal development & career opportunities
  • Outside industry experience? Add diversity to our team!
  • Permanent Role Based in Salt Lake City, Utah
About the role We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our team at the Rio Tinto Kennecott Smelter as a Supervisor - Operations. This role is responsible for leading a team of operators to achieve safe, efficient, and sustainable production of copper every shift. This role is a great opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting environment. Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, you will be responsible for:
  • Effectively communicating and coordinating with peers the appropriate operating conditions, expectations, and targets for efficient shift change/hand over
  • Identifying areas where improvement to safety performance is necessary and initiating/instilling this change within the appropriate teams and areas
  • Ensuring roles and responsibilities are clearly understood and setting performance targets which encourage the necessary/desired behaviors and accountability
  • Taking ownership over efficient/effective problem solving, decision making, and action at the right levels
  • Actively listening and observing to determine where more attention/support is required, while maintaining an engaging work climate for everyone
  • Seeking coaching from leaders and working collaboratively with peers


What you'll need to succeed
What you’ll bring To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Show commitment to our values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity and Excellence
  • A High school diploma or GED, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ year of experience in mining, processing, manufacturing or a related field. Experience in the mining industry isn’t essential – we will consider transferable skills from other industries
  • A good understanding of operations and the ability to instil good operational work practices in their team.
  • Passion and enthusiasm to continually improve - safety, production and quality
  • A genuine interest in people and people development, someone who can authentically communicate and bring out the best in people
  • A strong work ethic, dedication to their teams, peers and business objectives
  • Adaptable, flexible and resilient
  • Excellent communication skills to lead a team of operators, and liaise between operations / maintenance / operational control and integration
It will also be beneficial if you have:
  • Previous / Current frontline leadership Experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to your own personal development


What you'll get in return

Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access to top tier family-friendly health and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan including 6% defined company contribution
  • Generous 401k matching program
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
Generous Rio Tinto employee share program

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1143203

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Energy, Utilities & Mining
Location
Utah
Specialism
Engineering
Pay
Competitive Salary
Ref:
1143203

Talk to a consultant

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Suite 1000, 4350 West Cypress St

Telephone: 416 203 1834