Screening Plant Team Leader

Phu Bia Mining

7th Floor, Capital Tower 23 Singha That Luang Saysetha Vientiane Capital


Position: Screening Plant Team Leader

  • Be part of a high-performing mining company, multi-cultural team environment
  • Good opportunity to improve your skill with crushing and screening team
  • Generous salary and benefits Vientiane Office package – 14 days on, 07 days off


PanAust Limited is an Australian-headquartered copper and gold producer in Laos, with pre-development and exploration assets in Laos, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea (PNG). The Company is focused on a sustainable business model associated with the production and sale of copper and gold, delivery of production goals and growth.

In Laos, PanAust owns a 90 per cent interest in the Lao-registered company, Phu Bia Mining. The Government of Laos owns the remaining 10 per cent. Phu Bia Mining owns and operates PanAust Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation and Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation.

This is a unique time to join Phu Bia Mining. The Company’s Phu Kham Copper-Gold and Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operations are world-class in terms of safety, production and performance. The Company is committed to continuing to deliver outstanding operational results while developing a mine closure plan that will provide sustainable outcomes for the Government and people of Laos.

By joining the Phu Bia Mining team, you will have the opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment, where you will be supported by experienced expatriates and Lao supervisors who will provide you with training and development and the opportunity to develop and improve your English language skills. You will be rewarded with a generous salary and benefits package, including family medical insurance and performance bonuses.

We offer many different career opportunities at our mine and exploration sites and in our Vientiane office; and as an employer who values diversity, we encourage women to apply for all available positions. Our modern mine camps provide great Lao, Asian and Western food, sport and recreational facilities and housekeeping services. Site-based employees work a roster of 20 days on, 8 days off or 14 days on, 7 days off for shift work, while Vientiane – based employees work 5 days per week with 2 days off.

Reporting to the TSF Construction Supervisor, you will responsibilities in assist the supervisor with the daily operation and of the Sandvik Crushing Screening plant functions and to cover for the supervisor whilst on night shift. Ensure that the plant production requirements are met, costs are controlled and a trained work force is available to meet BHX TSF Crushing and Screening needs.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Effective application of PBM Health and Safety Systems in work environment.
  • Ensuring optimal production of the plant.
  • Excellence in supervision of any contractors.
  • Effective cost management both PBM and Contractors.
  • In conjunction with the TSF Construction Team and Maintenance staff identify key operational needs and allocate resources and equipment accordingly.
  • Develop amongst staff a culture of responsibility and accountability.
  • Effectively and accurately record and report downtime of the plant through Jigsaw.
  • Maintain high work standards and lead by example.
  • Develop subordinates to safely and efficiently operate the crushing and screening plant.
  • Assist in other areas of the BHX TSF as directed by your Supervisor.

To be successful in this role, you will require:

  • Secondary qualification at least High school, capable of reading and writing in Lao.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in crushing and screening operation with some mechanical knowledge an advantage.
  • Good communication skills in English language would be an advantage.
  • Natural leadership ability.
  • Be able to work unsupervised.
  • Able to work around heavy equipment
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office an advantage.

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Good communication skills in English language would be consider

Able to work around heavy equipment

Microsoft Office

Phu Bia Mining

Phu Bia Mining

7th Floor, Capital Tower 23 Singha That Luang Saysetha Vientiane Capital

Telephone : +856 21 268 000

"Phu Bia Mining Limited (PBM) is a leading corporate presence in Laos and a major copper and gold producer in Southeast Asia. PBM’s producing assets are the Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation and the Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation. With an active exploration program, the company has a portfolio of growth projects in Laos. The company is a strong contributor to the Lao economy, with total investments of over US$1.4 billion and over $500 million in payments made to the Government of Laos since the beginning of operations. PBM employs over 3,255 staff – 92 per cent of its total workforce are Lao nationals - many of whom come from communities in the vicinity of its operations. PBM’s community development programs have been recognised internationally and, more importantly, by the Government of Laos as making a strong contribution to rural socio-economic development.”

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