Senior Production Engineer

OZ Minerals

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time

Posted


We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

At OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

OZ Minerals - A Modern Mining Company

We are an Australian-based modern mining company with a focus on copper. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX100), we own the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, are currently constructing the ~A$1b Carrapateena copper-gold operation, have operating and exploration holdings in Brazil; as well as a significant pipeline of project opportunities with exploration earn-ins and projects under study.

By 2023 we will be a global, copper-core, Modern Mining Company, delivering superior value with multiple operating assets underpinned by a diverse exploration and project pipeline.

At OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, we value your ideas and encourage you to champion innovation and collaboration. We are a mid-tier mining company so you will not get lost in the crowd or tangled in bureaucracy. Rather, we unlock your value and offer opportunities that supercharge your career.

The Role

We are looking for a talented Senior Production Engineer to join our Underground Mining team. This is a permanent position based at Prominent Hill reporting to the Production Superintendent and is responsible for carrying out mine production operational readiness as well as establishing necessary production systems and processes and leading and mentoring the production engineering team.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Mentoring, development and support of the production engineering team
  • Lead the production engineering team in delivering safe production through quality drill & blast plans
  • Lead and maintain a strong relationship with the mining alliance partners
  • Deliver operational readiness for mine production projects
  • Assistance with the administration of the Deswik MDM system
  • Monitoring of task progression and adherence to the weekly and monthly schedules for the mining operations
  • Undertake incident investigations and implement actions leading to continuous improvement of the site’s safety performance
  • Develop necessary processes and systems across the team to enable mine KPIs for Prominent Hill to be delivered.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Solid experience in underground metalliferous mining coupled with proven experience in mine design and scheduling
  • A proactive mind set and approach to achieving safety and production targets within an operational environment with contracted parties
  • Knowledge of mine stoping methods, methods and application of ground support
  • Proficiency with Mine Planning software and experience with scheduling software; preferably Deswik
  • The ability to work independently, apply initiatives and develop solutions and recommendations for the underground mine whilst also providing exceptional leadership to the team to take the workplace culture forward.

To Apply

If you are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and would like to apply to this position, please click the apply button to create your profile and upload your cover letter and CV.

Applications Close: 6 October 2022

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