Geothermal Production Team Leader - Kawerau
Mercury
Whakatane
6d ago

Our mission, which guides us in what we do and why, is Energy Freedom for all New Zealanders. This is about Aotearoa New Zealand being stronger economically and more sustainable through better use of homegrown, renewable energy.

Our company-wide focus of 'Thriving Today, Shaping Tomorrow' is the strategic foundation that underpins what we do and how we work together.

It builds on our mindset of long-term thinking and considered decision making, with the impact on our customers, communities and country at its heart.

Our Generation business has been on a journey as they build their strategic foundation. This has resulted in new leadership vacancies who each will lead key areas as we maximise value of our assets while optimising and managing risk.

  • Our vision is to become the best Asset Manager of generation plants; to enhance and improve operational excellence and performance;
  • manage and protect the long term risk and value of people and assets; and to leverage the capability of our people across our assets.

    Our Opportunity :

    We have a great opportunity to join our team at the Kawerau Geothermal Power Station as a Production Team Leader and be part of a high-performance team environment.

    This role is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. We value diversity, particularly in contributing to innovative thinking, and have a culture of inclusion where people feel they can contribute and succeed in our business.

    We have a complementary focus on employee development, great people management and a high-performance culture, which ensures staff are recognised and rewarded for excellence.

    The Production Team Leader is responsible for the production team that operates 24 / 7. The primary goal is the safe delivery of optimal plant electricity generation.

    This is achieved through :

  • Supporting Health and Safety on site including process safety responsibilities.
  • Ensuring plant compliance to meet legislation, policies and standards requirements.
  • Optimising plant performance and responsible for operations during plant outages.
  • Responsibility for the production team.
  • We are looking for :

  • Minimum 5 years' experience with operational plant.
  • Shift Team leadership experience
  • An engineering, maintenance or operations background.
  • Process safety knowledge and experience preferable.
  • Geothermal experience preferred
  • Process optimisation experience
  • Mercury offers :

  • A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognised and encouraged
  • The opportunities, career paths and facilities associated with working for one of New Zealand's largest energy providers
  • $400 one off tax-free payment towards setting up your home office
  • Mercury is a learning organisation that is committed to providing you with opportunities to grow and develop that will benefit you now and in the future.

    Part of your role includes building your skillset and mindset through a variety of ways. We believe this creates an energised, innovative and agile work environment where you will feel valued.

    At Mercury, we believe that having a team of individuals with different backgrounds, experience and capability working together makes us stronger and better as an organisation.

    We know that some candidates may only apply for a role if they meet all of the criteria. If you have a passion for creating Energy Freedom and want to join our team, we encourage you to apply for any role that matches your skills, capabilities and interests, even if you aren't sure if you meet all of the criteria.

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