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Supervisor - Mechanical

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New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

Mining, Oil and Gas



23rd June 2022

Supervisor – Mechanical

  • Great team culture and work environment
  • Career pathway to leadership opportunities
  • Exposure to working within a diverse and multicultural environment

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Power & Utilities Department to support their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

The Company

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

The Role

We are now seeking for an experienced Supervisor – Mechanical for a FIFO position based at our Lihir Gold Operation (LGO) with Mobile Fleet Maintenance, Drills & Crushers. Reporting to the Senior Specialist – PCR, the successful candidate will supervise the daily activities of the Mechanical Mobile Fleet Maintenance team to ensure optimum mobile fleet availability and reliability is achieved in a safe & timely manner.

The role will have responsibility to;

  • Supervises team members in mechanical maintenance activities within the Mobile Fleet Maintenance area.
  • Ensures all works for the area (inspections, identifying defects, system verifications, routine schedules, SOPs etc.) are completed within all safety, environmental and company compliance processes and guidelines.
  • Ensures mobile fleet is maintained to OEM specifications, using genuine OEM parts.
  • Prescribes work detail, specifications, and procedures to be adopted in special undertakings related to the repair, maintenance, and modification of equipment
  • Drives and influences proactive behaviours within the team through visible felt leadership approach.
  • Ensures personal and team compliance with all company HSE requirements & policies including Fitness for Work.

Essential criteria

  • 5+ years’ experience in mineral processing environments including large-scale fixed assets.
  • Currently holds mechanical skills from working on fixed assets including drills and crushers.
  • Trades Certificate in Heavy Equipment Fitting or related qualification essential.
  • Skilled in the use of the SAP software to manage the day-to-day planning and scheduling of maintenance activities.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Desirable criteria

  • PNG National Drivers licence
  • Previous experience in delivery and assessment of training desirable

The Requirements

  • Must be open to FIFO in PNG.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six month

Contact Us

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

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Globe 24-7 is an international leader in HR and Recruitment (Search, RPO and Recruitment) within the global mining and resources sector. Operating from 15 countries and supporting mining organisations ...
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+61 8 9328 3100

3/159 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth WA 6004