Control Centre Operator

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Boulby, GB, TS13 4NZ

Company:  Cleveland Potash Ltd.

Are you enthusiastic, passionate and wanting to make a difference with a can-do attitude? As a key player and initial Incident Controller the Control Centre Operator must be able to keep calm when under pressure when dealing with critical incidents in a logical controlled manner. Have an in-depth knowledge and application of the mine and surface emergency schemes MR04a and MR04b. Must be able to prioritise and coordinate multi-disciplinary activities, accurately relay instructions from Managers to operational and engineering teams.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of technical aspects of mining and processing and have the ability to play a key role in understanding the implication of breakdown situations and deploy the correct resource to remediate the issues.

If you want to develop your skillsets and develop your career further If so, read on.

The Control Centre Operator will:


  • Be responsible for the instigation of the Emergency Scheme in the first instance.
  • Be responsible for controlling hoisting operations, ensuring efficient use of the shaft.
  • Be responsible for condition monitoring including, mine gases, airflows, underground pumping, tailings operations, conveyor systems.
  • Be responsible for; in the absence of Underground Shift Manager: - deployment of manpower and resources to help production flow and minimise downtime.
  • Be responsible for; in the absence of the Infrastructure Engineers: - monitoring pumping, diverting water flows and starting/stopping of pumping as required by the presented situation.
  • Be responsible for producing daily reports for: - Mining, Processing, Machine breakdowns, Hoisted tonnes, Processed tonnes, Conveyor stoppages, Manpower and Deployment, Absenteeism, Accidents, Geology grades and any others required by Management.
  • Be responsible for developing the onsite reporting and creating new reports and spreadsheets
  • Be responsible for the deployment of Infrastructure Personnel to breakdowns on conveyors, pumps and diesel vehicles. Ensuring that the correct personnel are deployed in a prompt fashion to minimise downtime.

Your profile

You should have sufficient knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety principles and issues. Be able to collaborate with the Shift Managers / Shift Co-Ordinators to make any decisions required to maintain production and maintenance activities in a safe and effective manner. In the absence of a Shift Manager / Shift Co-Ordinator, take such decisions.


About ICL


ICL is a global specialty minerals and chemicals company operating potash, bromine and phosphate mineral value chains in a unique, integrated business model. ICL extracts raw materials from well-positioned mineral assets and utilizes technology and industrial know-how to add value for customers in key agricultural and industrial markets worldwide. ICL employs around 12.000 people worldwide and is active in many European countries. The European Headquarters are located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.   For more information, visit the company's global website