Team Leader – Roaster/Acid Department

Location: Clarksville


Reporting to the Roaster/Acid Superintendent, the Team Leader is accountable for managing the operations of the Team to achieve agreed OHS&E, production and budget targets. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications.


  • Demonstrates an unwavering commitment to safety leadership!
  • Manage team compliance with Nyrstar Clarksville, Operations, Health, Safety and Environmental, OHS&E policies to ensure a safe workplace where operations can be performed with minimal risk of injury or loss to self, others and Company Assets.
  • Train and coach team members in accordance with site and departmental Standard Operating Procedures, SOP’s.
  • Lead Team (eight plus members) and Manage Performance with open and respectful communications.
  • Document Key Performance Samples, KPS’s. Positive KPS’s to acknowledge outstanding contributions and coaching KPS’s to provide guidance for improvement.
  • Manage and maintain a high standard of housekeeping within the department.
  • Manage Team and individual performance to ensure targets are met.
  • Monitor and trouble-shoot process to ensure quality
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement throughout the department. Take ownership and partner with appropriate resources to achieve results.
  • Evaluate operating costs in the context of your team. Identify opportunities for cost savings, plan and execute cost saving initiatives.
  • Manage team operations achieving and exceeding, when possible, production and performance targets while never compromising Safety.
  • Remains calm when targets change, resources shift and unexpected challenges arise in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain payroll exceptions and other administrative tasks.


  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree, in scientific or leadership field preferred
  • Supervisory experience in an industrial setting preferred
  • Roaster/Acid Department operating experience is a plus
  • Excellent Teaming Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills


Written applications stating qualifications and employment history, quoting job title are to be emailed to:

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.

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