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Mine Planning Engineer

Job no: 498689
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

At MMG, we mine to create wealth for our people, our communities and shareholders.

Working in partnership with our major shareholder – China Minmetals – our vision is to build the world’s most respected mining company.

We are guided by our Code of Conduct and our values of thinking safety first, respecting each other, working together, doing what we say and wanting to be better.

MMG Rosebery:

Rosebery is an underground polymetallic base metal mine located in the township of Rosebery in Tasmania, Australia and is 100% owned by MMG Limited.

With continuous production since 1936 Rosebery mine has current potential to extend life beyond 2028.  This underground mine has continually attracted and produced world class professionals. 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 the local Tasmanian industry.

The operation continues to deliver excellent operational performance and employs over 500 employees and contractors who reside in the local region.

Mine Planning Engineer

We are currently seeking an experienced Mine Planning Engineer to join our high performing team at MMG Rosebery.

Reporting to the Senior Mine Planning Engineer the key responsibility of the Mine Planning Engineer is to deliver short term plans that support the production requirements of the operation.  You will also develop and optimise designs that support the Life of Mine plan and work with the Mid Term Planning engineer to ensure that scheduling priorities are met. 

This role is offered on an 8/6 residential roster in Rosebery or DIDO.

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering
  • Significant practical experience with underground mining methods.
  • Short and long term mine planning skills. 
  • Sound understanding of survey methods and good knowledge of underground mine ventilation and mine geology.
  • Essential to the role is your practical experience with Deswik and/or other Mine planning software.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to contribute and work effectively in a team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Development of panel designs which optimise value and meet the long term mine plan.
  • Mine services design including power, dewatering and ventilation.
  • Compilation of Panel Note Commentaries.
  • Delivery of development plans to meet mid-term scheduling requirements. 
  • Optimisation of stope shapes and delivery of Stope Note Commentaries.
  • Evaluation of mine design, sequencing and schedules to optimise plans and deliver improvement opportunities.
  • Work closely with Operations, Geology, Metallurgy, Geotechnical and Mining Engineering team members to deliver safe and practical designs.  
  • Communicate plans through close working relations with Operations.  

What we offer

  • A safety-first culture
  • An attractive remuneration including an incentive scheme, accommodation and allowances.
  • A workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.
  • Relocation support where required to the point of hire

As a company, MMG strives for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

To know more about MMG please visit our webpage https://www.mmg.com/

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

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Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

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