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Project Manager & Operations Supervisor - FIFO

Apply now Job no: 495579
Work type: Full time
Location: Queensland, Australia
Categories: Transport & Logistics


Qube Bulk provides complete mine to market and mine resupply solutions offering mine, road, rail, storage, port and ship services. We handle more than 85 million tonnes per annum of various bulk ores, concentrates, mineral sands, salt, coal and dangerous goods. 

The Role:

We are currently seeking an accomplished Project Manager for one of our regional locations in Queensland. This role can be either FIFO or based in the regional location in QLD.

In this role you will be accountable for the safe, efficient, smooth and profitable delivery of the daily operational activity & workshops and for building and maintaining a strong relationship with our customer and local community.

Reporting to the General Manager- Queensland, your major focus will be leading the day-to-day haulage, and workshop activities, communicating and reporting to the customer; driving safety initiatives; managing the workforce and delivering profitable results for the business.

Key aspects of this role include:

  1. Ensuring safety initiatives are implemented, monitored and sustained
  2. Setting up and conducting on-site risk assessments to ensure customer sites and company activity comply with HSSE requirements
  3. Ensure depot compliance and HSSE requirements are being met
  4. Lead a team to ensure customer inventories are effectively managed within the framework of legislative requirements and in accordance with contractual requirements
  5. Planning and managing production to meet customer requirements
  6. Recruiting, on-boarding and training new employees
  7. Building effective relationships with all company stakeholders (employees, customers and peers)
  8. Identifying cost management initiatives that drive improved commercial outcomes for the site 
  9. Be a lead player at monthly and quarterly customer meetings
  10. Ensure customer KPI’s are achieved (or surpassed)
  11. Ensure weekly reporting and understanding of variance analysis of contract profitability to senior management on a weekly basis

To be considered for this role, you will ideally demonstrate your experience and skills in the following areas:

  1. Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar capacity within the Transport and Logistics industry, preferably with exposure within the resources sector
  2. Exceptional safety leadership qualities
  3. Have broad people management skills
  4. Demonstrated customer relationship building skills
  5. Outstanding commercial and financial acumen
  6. Full profit and loss accountability at either contract or branch level
  7. Superior communication skills - both written and verbal
  8. Ability to multitask and priorities work across the division
  9. Excellent attention to detail
  10. A positive attitude

You will be committed to safety in the workplace and be committed to 100% Chain of Responsibility compliance. We're proud of our 'Zero Harm' philosophy and provide on the job training to ensure you and your team get home safely at the end of every day.

Qube is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage women and Indigenous peoples of all ages to apply.




About Us

Qube Bulk division provides complete mine to market and mine resupply solutions offering mine, road, rail, storage, port and ship services. We handle more than 85 million tonnes per annum of various bulk ores, concentrates, mineral sands, salt, coal and dangerous goods. Qube Bulk is an industry leader in safety initiatives and innovation through advanced In-Vehicle Management Systems (IVMS), fleet monitoring, supply chain management technology and equipment performance-based standards engineering.

About the Role 

We currently have an opportunity for Operations Supervisors to join our Queensland Team

  • Safety: zero harm, Safety performance, compliance, safety leadership  
  • Commercial:  Effective cost management, budget targets and business development
  • People: Productive, aligned and engaged work crews, training and development
  • Operational Excellence: Effective utilisation of resources (labour and equipment); Continuous improvement of Operational Processes.
  • Compliance: Oversee completion of driver inductions and that they are conducted effectively. Permits and licenses are valid and maintained, total adherence to site and road regulations.
  • Safety leadership: Manage drivers safely through their shift; pre-start checks processes including TRAMS / JSA are adhered to at all times, monitor and manage fatigue. Deliver against safety management plans and manage adherence within the team.
  •  Conduct Toolbox talks, delivering clear and consistent messages Incident response: Involvement and assistance.
  • Incident investigation: Support Operations Manager in conducting effective, high quality incident investigations. Responsible for the implementation of corrective actions
  • Accountability and performance: Team member’s accountabilities and responsibilities are understood, and employees are delivering to expectation. Address performance issues within the team (with Operations Manager support).

About You

  • Experience in logistics/transport/mining services industry
  • Experience in Leading a Team
  • Ability to use optimisation techniques for scheduling, rostering and asset and labour utilisation 
  • Understanding of safety and compliance practices and regulations in logistics industry including chain of responsibility.

On Offer

  • Great Remuneration Package
  • Accommodation provided
  • Relocation support provided if required
  • Working for a leading transport and mining business
  • Career progression and growth

We value diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. We empower our people to deliver exceptional results for our customers every day and pride ourselves in offering a safe and inclusive workplace.

Sound like you? APPLY NOW! 



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