Superintendent - Site Asset Operating Centre (SAOC)

Job no: 977056
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Lihir Operations - Lihir Island - PNG

Reporting to the Ore Processing Manager, the Superintendent will provide leadership to the SAOC to ensure functionality and support to the operation.  They will ensure ‘safe production’ across the Lihir Processing Operations by assisting operational Managers and Superintendents with execution of plans for continual improvement opportunities. 


Located on Lihir Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea, 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

To be considered for the role you will have a proactive approach to your work coupled with demonstrated experience in solving mining and/or processing issues.  You will have lengthy experience in operational and engineering roles in large processing operations along with a proven track record of leading operational and safety improvement of processes.  As a strong communicator and influencer you will have the ability to work effectively with all levels of the business and will be adept in problem solving skills covering complex technical problems.  Tertiary level qualifications in Control Systems Engineering (or related discipline) is required, Oxygen Plant experience is advantageous. 

This is a FIFO role 15 days on 13 days off.

About Us

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

At Newcrest you'll be a part of a team that is dedicated to the exploration, mining and production of gold. We are committed to our people, communities in which we operate and value diversity of thought, style and working arrangements. Visit for more information and grow your career with us today. 

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 with us.

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

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