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Open Cut Production Superintendent

Location: Mudgee, NSW, 2850

About the Business

Yancoal Australia is Australia’s largest pure play coal producer. It boasts three tier one thermal coal mines in New South Wales together with interests in three other metallurgical and thermal coal mines located in New South Wales and Queensland.  Yancoal Australia also manages five other Australian coal mines on behalf of related parties. Yancoal currently employs over 3,000 people across its operations. At Yancoal our people are our most valuable asset and we invest in developing our management and leadership talent throughout our operations.

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Based on site at Moolarben Coal Operations and reporting to the Open Cut Mine Manager, you will be a part of a dynamic and motivated team with an outstanding culture. The role will require you to:

  • Safely and effectively lead the production teams to meet waste and coal targets in the Open Cut.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of supervisory requirements, both legislative and site.
  • Follow and maintain compliance with the Yancoal Way.
  • Ensure employee and contractor engagement is managed to meet the requirements of site policies and procedures.
  • Assist with reporting, budgeting and monitoring of expenditure.

Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Open Cut Examiners Certificate of Competency.
  • Substantial supervisory experience in Open Cut Mining (10 + years)
  • Excellent planning, coordination and ability to interpret data.
  • Strong knowledge of statutory laws and regulations governing open cut coal mines.
  • Very good interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills.


Yancoal provides a range of benefits to appeal to the diverse needs of our employees.  The following benefits are available to eligible salaried employees:

  • Corporate Subsidised Health Cover Premiums
  • Salary Continuance and Life Insurance Cover
  • Salary Sacrifice Options
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Education Assistance
  • Service Recognition
  • Paid Parental Leave Provisions
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

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Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to close the advertisement before the advertised end date and commence recruitment proceedings immediately.