Senior QA/QC

OZ Minerals

Location: Glendambo

Job Type: Full time


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.

About the Role:

Location: Prominent Hill

Roster: Flexible. We are keen to discuss how you will make this work!

Reporting to: Package Manager - Engineering

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (2 Years)

Pay & Benefits: We offer competitive Australian mining industry pay and benefits. We can talk about specifics later.

About Us:

OZ Minerals is a copper-focused international company based in South Australia. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX150), we have a growth strategy focused on creating value for all stakeholders. We own and operate the copper-gold-silver mine at Prominent Hill and at Carrapateena. We are focused on creating a pipeline of opportunities.  Our commitment to safety, capital discipline, and values underpin everything we do.

We are a modern mining company that adapts to our ever-changing environment, harnessing the innovative ideas of our people and collaborating to leverage the experience of those around us. As Australia's third-largest copper producer, with quality assets, a healthy cash balance, and no debt. We are ideally positioned for global growth.

The Details:

The Senior QA / QC position will support the PHOX Team to ensure the effective delivery and execution of the Prominent Hill roadmap growth strategy.

The successful candidate will have solid experience in a QA/QC role in a heavy industry environment. Leaving hierarchy at the door, you will build relationships with stakeholders and focus relentlessly on collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will manage the day-to-day functions of a quality assurance and quality control, including its alignment and compliance with the work management processes and practices. Specifically, this includes:

  • Provide technical advice and assistance to the project team on all things quality related.
  • Assist the team in developing specifications and instructions.
  • Perform relevant material inspections, in accordance with governing standards and client specifications.
  • Assist with the production, completion, and collation of relevant verification records and ensure they are maintained in our document control system.
  • Preparation of audit reports and corrective action notice plans.
  • Implementation of best business practices.

The ideal candidate will thrive on innovation and seek new ideas from stakeholders to create value. You will be confident in bringing fresh thinking to old problems and will challenge the status quo for a future mine site.

What we are looking for:

This role requires a self-motivated, hands-on, and values-based individual with a desire to deliver best outcomes with skills, experience, and personal attributes, including:

  • Knowledge of legislation and regulations relating to quality and their application within an organisation.
  • Well-developed communication style with the ability to develop and foster relationships across the PHOX project.
  • An agile mindset and a willingness to adopt a 'bias for action' over the perfect solution.
  • Resilience – an ability to find ways to execute new ideas even when there is resistance or lack of understanding.
  • Proven capability to translate strategic priorities into practical, pragmatic packages of work that will shift the practices and processes currently in place.
  • Helping others and being flexible to meet business needs
  • An ability to assist in developing a safe, environmental, and cultural awareness across the shift
  • Maintaining a high level of Environmental awareness and following all procedures.

To Apply:

If the above excites you and even makes you a little nervous, then we want you to apply! It's an exciting and transformative time for us, and we need creative, collaborative great people like you.


OZ Minerals is an equal-opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 8th February 2023

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