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Process Operator - Dugald River

Job no: 499259
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

We are MMG and we mine for progress.

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

MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.  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.

Dugald River is one of the world’s top 10 zinc operations, located near Cloncurry in Queensland. Dugald River was successfully commissioned ahead of schedule and under budget, with first production of zinc concentrate in October 2017.Dugald River is estimated to have a mine life of 20+ years processing an average of 1.7 million tonnes of ore per annum. The operation predominantly produces zinc concentrate, with by-products including lead and silver.

Process Operator

Reporting to the Processing Supervisor, you will be responsible for the safe execution of the production plan, managing your plant circuit in order to achieve an overall result.  You will contribute to the development of a culture of self- managed team work that achieves consistent high level of performance and continuous improvement.

This role will be based on an 8/6, 7/7 (days and nights) roster, drive in drive out (DIDO) from Cloncurry or Mount Isa. Relocation support will be available for successful candidates who reside outside of the local region who wish to relocate to the Cloncurry or Mount Isa districts.

Qualifications, Competencies & knowledge highly desired;

To be successful in this role, you will need to possess a safety focus, be a strong problem solver and have extensive processing experience.

  • Working knowledge of grinding and base metals flotation processes. A valid driver’s licence is essential.
  • Proven experience within the base metals sector, specifically lead / zinc
  •  Experience in crushing/Grinding/Flotation, Concentrate Filtration and Paste fill plant unit operations.
  • Licences to operate Skid steer loader (bob cat), Forklift, Overhead gantry crane and Basic rigging are preferred.
  • Advantageous if you were to have operating licence for JLG - Elevated Work Platform, Advanced rigging, Certificate II/III/IV Metalliferous Processing, Loader and LV (low voltage) rescue.

Some of your key responsibilities will include;

  • Fostering a culture of safe work practices and good housekeeping
  • Fostering an environment where safe work practices take priority and supporting site safety initiatives
  • Working through production issues with the Supervisor Processing to ensure compliance with strategy, targets and reporting
  • Accurate reporting of daily logs and shift notes, and recording any variances
  • Ensuring hazards and sources of loss associated with the process are identified, evaluated and controlled.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary package
  • A generous relocation package is available if you choose to relocate locally
  • FIFO from Townville is available due to the level of this role
  • Career Development opportunity working for a Global Organisation
  • A culture of thinking Safety First ‘there is so much more to be safe for’
  • Work for one of the world’s top 10 zinc operations
  • Work with a highly skilled strategic leadership team

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

MMG is committed to supporting our local communities of Cloncurry Shire and Mount Isa City Council Local Government Areas. MMG encourages local residents to apply for opportunities at Dugald River.

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

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