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Specialist Mining Engineer | Mt Arthur Coal | Muswellbrook | 7/7 Roster


Location: New South Wales

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Role

Here at Mt Arthur Coal, we are looking for a Production Planning Engineer to join our Technical Services team to help develop safe and efficient designs to support the operational teams. This opportunity is open to candidates with all levels of experience.

Some of your responsibilities will include, however are not limited to:

  • Develop and implementation of weekly and monthly production plans in line with operational targets;
  • Direct and lead members of the production and operational mining team and ensure goal unity through concise communication;
  • Reconciliation and delivery of mine performance and rolling schedules;
  • Shovel and excavator production field guidance;
  • Optimise mine plans by providing options to maximise value through mine design;
  • Effectively communicate planning outputs to internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders to deliver key design objectives.

Our team has an exceptional culture where success across the group is celebrated and work/life balance is appreciated. The position is currently offered on a 7 days on/ 7days off roster

Our leaders are committed to the development of individuals to assist them achieving their career goals. We have provided development opportunities for our people to move throughout the technical services team and into frontline production roles where they have demonstrated professionalism and extended their technical capability.

About You

As the successful candidate, you will have a tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or similar and relevant experience in an open cut mining operation.

You will be required to liaise, negotiate and influence a range of internal and external stakeholders, so effective collaboration, stakeholder engagement and communication skills are critical.

You will demonstrate a strong commitment to safety and value the importance of building team culture through regular collaboration with team members and key stakeholders.

A strong working knowledge of the following software packages is required:

  • Deswik and/or Vulcan
  • SPRY
  • Microsoft Office Suite

On Offer to You

This is a unique opportunity to have a rewarding career in a sought after lifestyle location. Mt Arthur is a large, open-cut truck shovel operation, providing you with an opportunity to develop innovative solutions to technical problems.

Based in the scenic Hunter Valley, you will be minutes away from world-class restaurants and vineyards and a short distance away from the iconic beaches of Newcastle and Central Coast.

You will benefit from a rewarding career path and an excellent remuneration package inclusive of competitive salary, performance bonus, employee share options and a relocation package to take up a residential role in the Hunter Valley.

How to Apply

Please apply before 31 May 2023

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.