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Shift Supervisor Mt Whaleback - Residential

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Permanent - full time
Mining & Repair Contracts (MARC) WA

Reporting to the Contract Supervisor, the Shift Supervisor is accountable for the daily management, leadership, support and mentoring of the Leading Hands and on-site workshop / in pit personnel, ensuring a high level of safety focus with actions that support a belief in a zero-harm culture.

The Shift Supervisor has responsibility to ensure plan compliance and efficient work execution and workshop housekeeping while adhering to best practice standards at all times. You will also be responsible for the coordination of breakdowns and planned repairs and in accordance with contractual obligations.

  • Newman residential role
  • 4 day shifts on, 4 night shifts on , 4 days off
  • 12.5 hours per shift inclusive of a 30 minute unpaid meal break
  • Relocation package on offer

The successful candidate will have;

  • Live the Values - Leads by example everyday through actions, behaviours and decisions including compliance with WesTrac’s safety procedures, safe working practices and life- saving rules
  • An Australian recognised trade qualified certificate (Heavy Diesel Plant Mechanic or Auto Electrician) with a minimum 5 years' post qualification experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience with experience in training and mentoring
  • Basic understanding of financial principles including working to set budgets
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal)
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain successful working relationships
  • Intermediate computer literacy skills - MS Office, internet based applications
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Advanced time management, planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities to meet objectives
  • Ability to work successfully within a team and autonomously


  • Caterpillar dealer experience working in maintenance and repair contracts
  • Green Belt CPS/Lean/6 Sigma qualified
  • Certificate IV Frontline Management or Diploma of Management
  • Current Forklift Licence
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Dogging & Basic Rigging
  • Working at Heights & Confined Spaces

In return we offer;

WesTrac offers competitive remuneration packages and many other benefits which include:

  • Salary sacrificing options i.e. airline membership, motor vehicle etc
  • Relocation package on offer
  • Supportive work environment and career progression opportunities
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive $1000 for each successful referral
  • Uniforms and PPE provided
  • Registered training organisation – offer of High Risk Work Licence
  • Discounts with Blackwoods, Apple, JB Hi-Fi, Qantas, Travel Club and more
  • Discounted CAT products
  • Discounted health insurance

About Westrac:

WesTrac has set the benchmark in equipment solutions, providing customers across Western Australia, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory with award winning support across the mining, construction and transport industries. WesTrac’s vision is to be the Customers First Choice in Equipment Management Solutions. To achieve this, we put safety first and have the right people in the right roles

At WesTrac our primary focus is our people. We know that our success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now, as we look to the future and our goal of becoming the first choice in equipment solutions, we're more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for our business.


Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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