Production Coordinator / Coach

Job no: 976857
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Lihir Operations - Lihir Island - PNG


We are seeking an experienced Production Coordinator/ Coach to join our Production team based at Lihir. This role reports to the Back End Ore Processing Superintendent and has a strong link to the Front End Production Coordinator, SAOC Coordinator and Maintenance Leadership teams.

This role is part of the leadership in the Ore Processing Department and will be responsible for supervising and delivering a high quality coaching programme, which increases capability, ownership of responsibility and accountability to achieve improved participation and performance. This leadership team is responsible for ensuring their teams efficiently operate the various sections of the Ore Processing Plant including; Autoclaves,  CCD, NCA (CIL), Reagents, Tailings Disposal, Gold Room Operations, Water Systems, and other processing functions.

The key responsibility of this role is to actively provide guidance, advice, encouragement and technical support to the individual being coached through regular individual constructive performance feedback and improvement plans.

This is a FIFO role at Lihir Island, PNG with a 15/13 roster. 


Located on Niolam Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea, Lihir offers both residential and fly in fly out opportunities (role dependent). Our site offers a range of facilities including a medical clinic, the international primary school for residential families and the Lihir Sports and Social Club with its varied sporting activities and popular bar and bistro.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will have minimum 10 years processing plant and supervisory experience in a large scale mineral processing operation. Prior knowledge and working experience in Autoclaves, CCD and CIL operations is essential. Certification in training, trades qualification is advantageous. Being well versed in MS Office suite and SAP will stand you in good stead. A strong communicator and influencer, your demonstrated experience leading and developing high performing teams will ensure your success in the role. 

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk to us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

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