Senior Engineer - Mining
Job no: 496128
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine
MMG Limited is a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally. We are one of the world's largest producers of zinc and a substantial producer of copper, lead, gold and silver. We have strong operating and financial results and are growing at a significant rate, both organically and by acquisition. With our global corporate headquarters located in Southbank, Melbourne and mining projects and operations in Australia, Africa, Americas and South East Asia, we offer a rare and unique opportunity to work with a global perspective.
The Rosebery Mine in Tasmania is a polymetallic underground mine, in operation since 1936, which has current potential to extend life beyond 2030.
We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer - Mining to join our busy and successful team. Reporting to the Superintendent – Mine Technical Services, this position is focused on providing support to the operation to deliver against physical plans and strategic objectives by providing timely and workable mine designs and schedules - including managing the mine production engineers. Other key responsibilities include:
- Developing, documenting and implementing formal mine production engineering processes which ensures that the geotechnical considerations and design recommendations are adequately considered in all design phases.
- Supervise the Mine Production Engineering functions of short term scheduling, drill and blast, and mine ventilation so that plans are safe, practical and efficient with the objective to maximise pre-tax NPV
- Developing a productive and professional rapport with the group technical services team and provide technical mentoring to graduates and entry level technical staff.
- Ensuring ongoing effective people management of staff by setting clear performance objectives, providing regular feedback and development through training of employees
You will have strong and significant experience as a mine production engineer with a successful track record at the operational and planning level in metalliferous mining. With a background in underground mining, your expertise covers scheduling; drill and blast; underground mine ventilation; and mine projects. Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering are essential. You are a strategic thinker, a self-starter with a keen interest and strong experience and expertise in managing, motivating and coaching technical teams.
This role represents a genuine career opportunity for a motivated professional. This is a permanent residential role on a 5/2 residential roster, giving you the opportunity to become a member of the Rosebery community. Naturally, MMG will support you with relocation to the area and provide generous housing assistance.
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