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Job Title:  Superintendent - Site Operations Centre

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 

Your New Role


Carrapateena is a large-scale, world class mine operated by world class people. This exciting role is now available, and we want the very best of the best on deck to lead the team and collectively deliver exceptional results.

At OZ Minerals Carrapateena, we believe our greatest asset is our people and we are working hard to provide a wonderful mix of age, cultural and geographical backgrounds to further enrich our inclusive workplace culture. We truly value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration, we are here to unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career to go beyond what is possible.    


Location: Carrapateena, South Australia (60-minute flight from Adelaide / 30-minute flight from Port Augusta)
Roster:  4 days on; 3 days off / 8 days on; 6 days off or as agreed in Work Life Plan
Employment: Full Time – Permanent
Pay & Benefits: Our employees are a valued stakeholder at OZ Minerals, we want to attract the very best talent to join our team. As such, what we offer is generous when compared to Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We are more than happy to share specifics later. 
Work Life Plans: We believe in empowering our people to make their own choices on how they can best achieve their work.  Employees working with OZ Minerals create a tailored individual work-life plan which is based on their ‘whole of life’ needs taking into consideration both role requirements and personal/family life – flexible working is real and is supported by our entire Executive Leadership Team. 


How You Will Create Impact


  • Collaborate with site departments and project teams in defining scope of works around operational requirements from a central control room perspective
  • Manage the delivery and future direction of the Site Operations Centre to facilitate remote operations centres
  • Manage the development of new processes, training standards and procedures for the SOC/ROC to allow for multiskilling of technicians in various control functions
  • Coordinate the development of reporting tools that help support business improvement for rapid development of underground operations, optimal equipment utilisation and mill optimisation
  • Ensure that all site control centres (mine development, mine production, ore processing) are fully functional and delivering to plan
  • Capture and raise issues or improvement opportunities with control systems and alarm management
  • Performance management of the Site Operations Centre team
  • Actively review and assist in managing the Site Operations Centre operating & capital budgets
  • Provide visible safety leadership and carry out regular audits, inspections and assessments across multiple functional areas
  • Provide visible leadership in daily meetings and shift handover
  • Align with our HWWT behaviours and deliver on relevant Plan On A Page (POAP) aspirations.

What We Value From You


  • Ability to lead a team, including planning, mentoring, coaching, delegation, and performance management
  • Ability to set direction and plan for future projects
  • Experience in either Underground Mining, or Ore Processing
  • Experience with control room systems and programs such as Pitram, Mobilaris, SCADA, Pi, Delay accounting etc.
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures within each functional area of a mine site
  • Demonstrated behaviours around safety leadership
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Correct management of confidential information
  • Experience with continuous improvement processes
  • Ability to interact successfully with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Understanding and appreciation of diversity within a team - with an ability to create, grow and develop a diverse team.


Key How We Work Together Behaviours:
Integrity – “I build trust by being open & transparent”
Including – “I care about others”
Delivering – “I use initiative and deliver high quality outcomes”
Including – “I develop, mentor, coach and support”.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

Unlock your potential and help us challenge the status quo, while doing the best work of your life.

We want creative and passionate people on our team, who can go beyond what's possible to make lives better.

What we do is centered around creating shared value for our stakeholders. And how we do things is what makes us unique.

We know everyone's best work takes different shapes and forms, and we are committed to empowering and harnessing this difference. 

For us, development is continuous, learning is holistic, and How We Work Together is more than just a tagline.

Who are we? We are OZ Minerals, a modern mining company.


If you think you can make a difference, please apply below.


Applications close in two weeks.

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