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We offer dynamic and motivated professionals a challenging and rewarding career in a global company that focuses on growth, operational excellence and industry leadership.


The production team leader is responsible for leading the effective performance of a shift operations team by managing: safety and environmental performance; production targets; people performance and development; and stakeholder expectations in line with Nyrstar’s strategy, policies and procedures.

Employed on a rotating shift roster, working consecutively 2 days, 2 nights, then 4 days off, team leaders are an integral part of the departmental leadership team.

This dynamic and challenging role provides a fantastic opportunity to utilise your people and communication skills, organisation, and problem solving abilities to make a positive impact on the culture and performance of the site.


Maintaining a safe and compliant workplace with a focus on continuous improvement
Maximising quality and production outcomes
Leading and developing a high performance culture through guidance, training and support
Effectively communicating site objectives, targets and initiatives to the team
Managing resource utilisation, including leave management and the use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), to monitor the delivery of stakeholder requirements
Leading a conscientious approach to cost management
Contributing to the ongoing improvement of employee engagement.


Proven leadership skills and experience
Ability to drive and implement change, with a commitment to continuous improvement
Sound, current and applied knowledge of workplace health and safety legislation/regulations
Demonstrated capability in leading and managing a diverse team, with a focus on building team culture and a practical understanding of contemporary people management practices.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to form strong, positive professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Respects and maintains confidentiality at all times
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and remain calm under pressure
Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
Ability to understand the key performance criteria of a continuous operating process.
Computer literacy, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and industry related software systems, such as SAP and Cintellate, or the ability to quickly acquire.
Experience in a similar heavy industryAPPLICATION

You must have the Right to Work in Australia to apply.

To apply for this position please send through a current resume and a covering letter that addresses your qualifications and experience desirable for this role.

Nyrstar Hobart is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Enquiries should be directed to Nyrstar HR on 03 6278 47501 or

Applications close Friday 4 October 2019.



We are seeking applications from motivated, reliable and committed team-players to fill two permanent full-time positions in Leach Purification. These shift roles work on a rotating 4 on/4 off roster consisting of two 12-hour day shifts followed by two 12-hour hour night shifts. If you are someone who focuses on safely and consistently achieving production targets while developing strong working relationships both within your team and across site, we want to hear from you.

The ideal applicants will possess:

  • demonstrable high level safety, health and environmental behaviour
  • proven ability to work safely and consistently with minimal supervision
  • willingness to accept responsibility and accountability for high performance standards
  • experience in Leach Purification operations
  • the capacity to commit to a permanent shift roster
  • excellent communication skills
  • a proven ability to work collaboratively and proactively in a team environment
  • the ability to work in a fast paced environment and remain calm under pressure
  • a flexible attitude and the willingness to learn and apply new skills
  • good computer literacy.

Applications should include your current resume  as well as a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role, and be emailed to

Applications will close on Monday 7 October 2019.



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