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Mine Planning Engineer - Remnant/Projects

Job no: 499226
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 - Projects

We are currently seeking a dynamic and highly experienced Mine Planning Engineer in Remnant / Projects for our Rosebery Mine in Tasmania.  This role reports to the Senior Engineer – Mine Planning and is responsible to identify and develop mine plans for medium to long term mining opportunities through geological exploration and extensional drill programs as well as remnant mining investigations.

Mine planning outputs of this role include high level economic analysis of potential mining opportunities and analysis of the integration with the current LoA Mine Plan. A key component of this role is to ensure opportunities are well investigated, documented and adequately presented to site management for approval into the life of asset plan.In addition, candidates must demonstrate expertise in establishing cultures and systems that imbed a safety awareness as well as application of rigor to planning and process within multi-disciplinary operational teams.  Candidates with past achievements in complex dynamic underground mining are urged to apply. To be successful you must have a high level of interpersonal and reporting skills, with a strong ability to clearly articulate the salient message.

MMG will also support successful candidates to relocate to the region and provide a generous relocation package. This role represents a genuine career opportunity & felxibility for a motivated professional.  This role can be either a (5:2/4:3) or (8:6) with both residential or DIDO considered.

Skills, experience and qualifications;

  • Demonstrable experience in the mining industry, with significant experience of underground base metal mining
  • Previous hands on experience with Deswik and/or similar mine Planning software
  • Previous experience in Mine Planning and mining project development
  • Working knowledge of mine geology
  • Demonstrated mine production project development and execution
  • Understanding of survey methods
  • Good knowledge of underground mine ventilation
  • Working knowledge of underground geotechnical requirements in mine design
  • Strategic (3yr) and short term (1yr) business planning techniques
  • Previous experience in Mine Planning and mining project development
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mine Engineering
  • Membership of AusIMM or AIG desirable
  • Current C Class Tasmanian Drivers license

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

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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At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

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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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We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
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