Mine Coordinator (Production, Development & Blast)

Alcoa Australia

Location: Western Australia

Job Type: Full time


Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.


At Alcoa, you’re an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. This is an opportunity for you to bring your wealth of experience to the team and help shape the future of sustainability with world-changing innovations and low-carbon technologies. You have the power to shape things to make them better.

About the Role:

The Mine Coordinator is a technical and leadership role, reporting directly to the Development and Rehabilitation Superintendent, with accountability for managing the scheduling and reporting of the mine development, blasting, mining, and rehabilitation activities as well as the coordination in execution of plans to achieve the mine plan.

You are accountable for, and will undertake the following duties:

  • Identify areas for improvement and to complete actions or projects to improve mine performance. This calls for strong customer focus to ensure that product quality remains within specification. This also impacts on assisting the site to maintain its social license to operate.
  • Assist with the formation of both short and medium term mine schedules through the input of current work status and best practices for work sequencing for development, production, and rehabilitation across the mine.
  • Monitor activity progress and collate the daily activity data and prepare daily, weekly, and monthly progress reports for management review while highlighting progress deficiencies against the schedule.
  • Manage and track the labour availability across the departments.

What’s on offer:

  • Career development opportunities to pursue your passion
  • Benefits allowance
  • Performance related bonus (variable)
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave scheme
  • Paid annual volunteer hours
  • Social and diversity focused engagement opportunities
  • Shift Allowance

What you can bring to the role:

To play a part in our ongoing success we are seeking someone with:

  • Professional experience in large open cut mining, preferably in bauxite mining
  • Proven ability to build external and internal relationships required for the effective execution of this rolex
  • Minimum of 5 years operational experience in mine development and rehabilitation

Applications Close

Tuesday 3rd October 2023


About the Location

Willowdale is one of our two bauxite mines in Western Australia, and is located in the Darling Scarp east of Waroona and Cookernup. It supplies bauxite ore to the Wagerup Alumina Refinery via a direct overland conveying system and helps to produce almost half of Australia’s alumina and approximately 19 per cent of Australia’s aluminium. Our workplace is an inclusive and respectful environment, where we embrace change, new ideas and equal opportunity to succeed. Come shape your career with us!

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.   

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career! 

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better.

You’ve got this!