Superintendent - Operations

Whitehaven Coal

Location: Newcastle

Job Type: Full time


Whitehaven Coal is the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. With a culture based on our values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Value and Excellence, our reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operations continues to grow.

About The Role

Gunnedah Basin Haulage is a fully owned subsidiary of Whitehaven Coal and we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Superintendent to lead our teams. Your team will be responsible for the safe and effective haulage to and from our Tarrawonga mine, to our Coal Handling and Processing Plant (CHPP) in Gunnedah, a distance of approx. 40kms. The GBH operations are based just outside of Gunnedah. This is a key senior residential position, working Monday to Friday.

What You’ll Do

  • Demonstrate commitment to our goal of Zero Harm to both personnel and equipment
  • Responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of Scania A Double side tippers
  • Manage a team of approximately 60 employees
  • Correlation of daily weekly and monthly performance
  • Contribute to a collaborative team environment and organisational culture

What You’ll Bring

  • Live local to the Gunnedah area or relocate to the beautiful Gunnedah region
  • Leadership and focused delivery of performance
  • Strong safety presence and experience in on road haulage
  • Experience with side tippers and compliance.
  • Strong proven operation / logistics experience

Why Whitehaven Coal?

  • Career Development, Mentorship and Coaching
  • Full Relocation Packages offered for the right candidate
  • Competitive Salary Packages | Salary Sacrificing Options
  • Bonus Scheme + $1k Company Shares
  • Employee Referral Scheme - $3000 for Successful Referrals!
Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the workplace. We are striving for an inclusive workplace that brings people from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants of diversity of gender, culture and experience.

Whitehaven Coal is working with the RSL Employment Program to support veterans and partners of current or former Defence members in finding meaningful and sustainable employment. If you would like assistance with your application, you can reachout to the program via the following link:
Whitehaven Coal is an endorsed Circle Back Initiative Employer.

To be considered for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.
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