Operator : Process

Gold Fields

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


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- Reshma Saujani

Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd

Gruyere Gold Mine, a Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources Joint Venture (50/50) located in the Yamarna Greenstone Belt in Western Australia. This newly constructed mine site is one of Australia’s largest and lowest cost gold mining operations boasting a plant production of 300,000+ ounces per annum with an enviable production profile in excess of 10 years.

Role Details:

Reporting to the Supervisor: Process (Shifts), you will be responsible for operating the gold processing plant and equipment in a safe, environmentally responsible, productive, and efficient manner.

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to always act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off, 7 nights on 7 nights roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Retention Bonus Scheme
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Employee Assistance Program

About the role:

  • Operation of all processing plant equipment relating to: Crushing, Grinding, Gravity, Leach, Adsorption, Elution, and Tails Storage Facility;
  • Control Room Operation of the process control system Yokogawa;
  • Identifying and diagnosing items of the plant that require preventative maintenance or repair;
  • Ensuring production activities achieve maximum effective use of the plant and equipment;
  • Identifying and act on ways of improving output or efficiency of the plant;
  • Operating the IT loader, bobcat, forklift, and power tools in a safe and correct manner;
  • Assisting in the development of competencies of other employees where directed;
  • Abiding by the requirements of the "Personal Safety and Health Commitment" and employee Duty of Care obligations.

About you:

  • Proven operating experience in a mineral processing environment, preferably Gold
  • Previous Control Room experience, specifically with Yokogawa DCS
  • The ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
  • Capability to complete repetitive tasks at a consistent standard
  • A Valid C Class Driver’s Licence
  • Computing skills in word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

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