Supervisor - Load & Drill

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Work type: Max. Term Fulltime, Permanent Fulltime
Location: Perth
Categories: Management

Sino Iron is the largest magnetite mining and downstream processing operation in Australia, located 100km Southwest of Karratha in the mining hub of the Pilbara.

Our fully integrated operation features an open pit mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

The opportunity

We’re seeking a driven Supervisor HME Load and Drill to manage the Shovel and Drill maintenance crew in order to maintain all Load and Drill equipment in the safest, productive and cost-effective manner.  You will also ensure all employees and contractors understand and follow all CPM policies and procedures.  You will support our Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) team.  This is a permanent full-time role on an 2/1 FIFO roster, which is FIFO from Perth to site.

We are taking delivery of a new fleet of Pit Viper 271 - this is an exciting time to be joining the team!

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

  • Safety performance as measured by safety incidents and lead indicators, such as inspections and Safe Work Observations
  • Maintain legible, coherent and accurate service records and documentation relating to parts, work in progress, backlog and maintenance records
  • Be familiar with and demonstrate personal and subordinate staff compliance with CPM’s safety, quality, environmental and fitness for work policies and procedures
  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of machinery/ equipment non-conformance, identify and record any machinery/equipment quality problems.  Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels. Verify the implementation of solutions, control further non conforming machinery/equipment, until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.  Identify and report any occupational health and safety, environmental or quality Issues
  • Control the service times of jobs
  • Environmental and Aboriginal Heritage compliance to plans and procedures.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Assist in the formulation and review of job hazard analysis (JHAs) as per CPM’s procedures
  • Liaise with operations supervisors and other crew/departmental leading hands
  • Provide assistance to the supervisor or planner on job estimations and work orders
  • Provide instruction, assistance and direction to all service persons, apprentices and trainees in the performance of their duties
  • Provide leadership to support all HME employees as required
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all CPM Mining maintenance systems and documentation
  • Be responsible for he management of workshop tooling used by the service persons advising the HME Superintendent of any workshop tooling that is deemed inadequate
  • Identify opportunities to maximise tool-time
  • Identify opportunities to increase fleet performance through planning and execution of the work

We are looking for motivated team players, with good communication skills and a can-do attitude.



  • Heavy Duty trade certificate
  • Senior First Aid certificate
  • Class  ‘HR’ motor vehicle licence or equivalent
  • Supervisory experience/Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Computing skills


  • Business Management

What we offer

  • The chance to work at an innovative, world-class project
  • Competitive salary
  • A home-away-from-home environment
  • Career progression and training


As an employee of CPM, we offer a range of benefits including leave benefits, personal and family benefits, education and training, salary sacrifice options, and lifestyle benefits through preferred suppliers.

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Career progression
  • Life and salary continuance insurance
  • Salary packaging options

To Apply

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position earlier than stated. Candidates represented by agencies will not be considered for this position. 

As an employee of CPM, you will be part of a culturally and gender diverse organisation, committed to providing equal opportunities for all staff. Internal applicants please note it is a requirement that you advise your immediate line manager of the application.

About CITIC Pacific Mining

CPM is the company behind Sino Iron, already Australia’s largest magnetite operation, located on Western Australia’s Pilbara coast. We are spearheading a new downstream processing industry for the nation, transforming magnetite iron ore into a high-grade, premium export product.

Sino Iron is a fully integrated operation – featuring a mine serviced by the biggest haul trucks in the world, a six-line concentrator and port terminal facilities at nearby Cape Preston. Our state-of-the-art power station and desalination plant are among the largest in the State.

Our operations provide career opportunities on a global scale. Being an employee at CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM) will enable you to take advantage of the multiple divisions of the group. CITIC Group, a majority shareholder of CPM, has more than 30,000 employees worldwide and is always looking for talented and exceptional people.   

Within CPM, everyone can develop their skills and knowledge, progress in the business and be recognised and rewarded for their contribution. We encourage our people to take the opportunities that are provided to reach their full potential - so they can achieve the best results for themselves, each other, and for CPM.

To learn more about Sino Iron, please visit

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