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Health and Safety Advisor - Underground

Job no: 498441
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

Safety Advisor – Underground Mining

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, the Americas and South East Asia, we offer a rare and unique opportunity to work with a global perspective.

Rosebery mine has had continuous production since 1936 that will extend beyond 2030. With a strong community focus and core values including safety and integrity, we are proud of our role in community development and our economic contribution to Tasmania. As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. Rosebery operation is approximately 300 kilometres north-west of Hobart and 125 kilometres south of Burnie and has been operating continually for over 80 years. The operation prides itself on being a member of the local community.

Annual production at Rosebery is expected to be around 55,000 – 65,000 tonnes of zinc in zinc concentrate. The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance that saw 2018 deliver record levels for mining, milling, zinc equivalent production and payable metal in product sold. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.

Reporting to the Superintendent Safety, Health & Training, the Safety Advisor assist in the provision of safety leadership in the field, promoting site compliance with corporate and site safety standards, implement safety directives that improve safety performance, and ensure site safety policies and procedures are aligned with Commonwealth and State regulations and legislation. The position will be responsible for the coordination of the site incident and event management systems, providing ongoing support and training

To be successful in the position we ideally require the below:

  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in a Underground similar role (metalliferous mining experience highly regarded)
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, co-ordination and execution of environmental and/ or hygiene monitoring programs
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of monitoring information (including validation and reporting)
  • Exposure to information management software, including: SAP, ESDAT/ Sample Manager, ArcGIS, ESRI
  • Experience in the maintenance and continuous improvement of environmental and/ or safety management systems
  • Exposure to the scoping and execution of SSHE related projects
  • Suitable degree qualification and complimentary certificates in OHS or equivalent.
  • Trainer and Assessor Cert IV - mandatory
  • WHS Cert IV minimum - mandatory
  • A full manual drivers licence

This is a genuine career opportunity for a highly motivated Environment and Safety professional who is looking to expand their capabilities within a supportive team environment.  This is a permanent position and we will also consider FIFO working on a 8/6 roster.

You will be offered a remuneration package commensurate with your experience and the current market.  MMG will support you with relocation to the point of hire and provide housing assistance within the Rosebery township. MMG will also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. This role represents a genuine career opportunity for a motivated professional.   

MMG also provides the following generous benefits:

-             Travel allowance where personal vehicle is required to DIDO access Rosebery mine site

-             Financial Support for families where Children attend boarding school

-             An attractive remuneration package including an incentive scheme.

-             Residential accommodation close to work

This is a rare and unique opportunity to join a global mining organisation with a vision for future growth and an enviable record of community engagement, sustainability and safety. As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and all applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not be accepting submissions from recruitment agencies on this occasion.

To hear more about what it’s like to work at MMG, we encourage you to visit our YouTube channel: . All applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered - in this instance, we will not be accepting any submissions from recruitment agencies.

Advertised: Tasmania Daylight Time
Applications close: Tasmania Daylight Time

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