Production Supervisor

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Date: Sep 25, 2023

Location: Mackay, Queensland, AU

Company: Bureau Veritas

Have you ever found yourself asking if your current company can offer more?


“I want to work in a company with a global reputation that opens the doorway to countless future possibilities”


Make an impact doing work you can be proud of at Bureau Veritas. Your career is about more than building a resume — it’s a chance to leave your mark.


The role

We are seeking a Production Supervisor for our Mackay Laboratory and nearby Port. The Mackay Laboratory provides sampling and testing services for our coal mining clients in relation to their coal production, shipping and exploration initiatives.

This is a key leadership role, reporting to the Business Unit Manager and responsible for the day to day operations and planning. The focus of your role will be supervising teams performing preparation and testing of coal samples. Your day to day might include:

  • Rostering staff and scheduling work to ensure client requirements are met in terms of timeliness and quality
  • Ensuring safety, quality and reporting requirements are fully satisfied
  • Creating a positive team culture centered on training and teamwork
  • Supervision, coaching and training of a Preparation Team
  • Participating in ongoing process improvement programs


What’s needed?                 

Ideally you will have previous experience and the following skillsets:

  • Sample preparation or laboratory experience would be beneficial
  • The belief that training is essential to the growth of a quality team
  • Flexible, open minded and ready to embrace change
  • The drive to achieve productivity targets and expected client turnaround times
  • A Qld C Class drivers licence and own transport


Ongoing Drug & Alcohol testing will be a requirement of working on site.


The benefits

We offer a competitive salary / hourly rate, training, and an opportunity to kick start your mining industry experience within a leading global organisation, as well as:

  • Fantastic Training and Development opportunities; an annual review to plan your career development.
  • WhereFit Membership – Discounted Health & Wellbeing Platform
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Program supported by Lifework’s
  • Discounted Health Insurance with Bupa


Apply now to join Bureau Veritas and help us create a brighter future for our next generations, and a safer society for us all.


About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has in excess of 82,000 employees in 1,400 sites located in 140 countries. In the Pacific Region, Bureau Veritas Minerals are renowned for the quality and breadth of our capabilities across Geoanalytical Testing, Mineral Processing, Mineralogy and Metals & Minerals Trade.


Bureau Veritas are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.