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Job Title:  Supervisor - Concentrator

Job Location: 

Carrapateena Mine, SA, AU, 5713

Job Description: 
The Role


Carrapateena will be a world class mine built and operated by world class people. We are building a modern mine site in South Australia and getting operationally ready for seamless commissioning. This role is now available and we need your help. 

At Oz Minerals Carrapateena, we value individuals for their contributions, attitude and teamwork. The Processing team are seeking to build a diverse and inclusive workplace built on honesty, transparency and respect that will take us to the next level of performance. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy, leaving the door open for you to contribute, collaborate and innovate. We want to help you unlock your value and offer opportunities that support your ongoing career development.  

Location: Site based at Carrapateena
Roster: 8 days, 6 days off, 7 nights, 7 nights off; travel 100% on company time from Adelaide or Port Augusta
Reporting to: Superintendent - Processing
Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits, but we ask you to be honest and upfront about terms and conditions that best suit you. 

Key Responsibilities


The Supervisor – Concentrator will focus on ensuring the value of Carrapateena is maximised. Specifically, this includes:


  • Provide on the job coaching and mentoring for process plant operational staff in the area of safety, process plant operation and other job-related task execution.
  • Foster a strong safety culture based on open and transparent communication with all process plant stakeholders.
  • Support an environment of continuous improvement within the operating teams.
  • Lead the execution of the day to day operational activities to ensure safe and efficient process plant operations at the Carrapateena site which includes concentrator, tailings dam and associated services.
  • Engage with the department technical staff to ensure that product quality and recovery targets are achieved.
  • Interface with other departments on a day to day basis to maximise value across the business chain, including the mine, SOCC and maintenance teams.
  • Implement personalised development plans for staff in your operational team to provide direction and clarity on progression and development.
  • Liaise with Training and Isolation technicians to ensure that operational support activities for maintenance are executed to a high quality and in a timely manner.
  • Develop and approve isolation methods for Operations teams for ad-hoc tasks, whilst adhering to isolations management procedure.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant site procedures and standards of safe work within their area of control.
  • Lead and support investigations into incidents within the department related to safety or business loss.
Applicant Requirements


This role requires a values based individual with a desire to deliver best practice outcomes with skills and personal attributes including:
•    Significant experience in a minerals processing plant, with specific experience in base metal concentrator operations including grinding, flotation and filtration and thickening.
•    Proven leadership experience at supervisor or leading hand level within a minerals processing environment.
•    Previous experience in training process technicians.
•    Exposure to management of mobile equipment and tailings dam operation preferred.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.  

Carrapateena is an iron-oxide copper-gold deposit located in South Australia on the eastern margin of the Gawler Craton. Carrapateena is one of the country's largest undeveloped copper deposits and will be developed as a modern Sub Level Cave.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.  

Our growth strategy is focused on value creation and we achieve success by creating value for all stakeholders, underpinned by safety, capital discipline and our How we work together principles – our foundations for success.


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


Applications close two weeks from open date. 

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