Process Operator

Gold Fields

Location: Laverton

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd

Role Details:

Reporting to to the Supervisor: Process (Shifts), you will be responsible for operating the 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 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • Stability - Granny Smith has a 10-year mine life
  • 6% Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

About the role:

  • Operation of all processing plant equipment relating to: Crushing, Grinding, Gravity, Leach, Adsorption, Elution, and Tails Storage Facility;
  • Operating the process control system;
  • 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:

  • Previous experience operating a mineral processing plant, preferably Gold
  • Sound knowledge of process technologies and equipment including Citect control system
  • Proven experience within a Gold Room operation is an advantage
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
  • Capability to complete repetitive tasks at a consistent standard
  • A valid manual driver’s licence
  • Computing skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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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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