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Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Job no: 499263
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.

Mechanical Reliability Engineer

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Reliability Engineer to join our engineering team at Rosebery mine in Tasmania. Reporting to the Superintendent - Reliability Planning, you will be responsible for the identification and control of asset reliability risks that could adversely affect the Mining Operation.

This role will analyse equipment reliability, investigate events and opportunities, variances to plan and perform project work with a strong emphasis on safety, equipment reliability and maintenance quality. Focus will be given to developing our Reliability Engineering platforms, systems and building an analytical capacity that will optimise our cost and availability relationship.

This role is offered on a 5:2/4:3 residential roster.

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • Mechanical Engineer with operational experience and a strong focus on reliability methodology for underground mobile equipment.
  • Ability to analyse plant and equipment condition information to identify risks and opportunities.
  • Ability to develop, implement and refine engineering solutions.
  • Sound understanding of engineering standards and documentation.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in developing budgets for Mobile Fleet Management.
  • Strong root cause analysis and FMEA experience.
  • Competent to lead structured investigations.
  • Advanced skill level in Excel.
  • Advanced skill level in PowerBI.
  • Good stakeholder management skills and ability to work cohesively with suppliers, industry experts and other stakeholders.
  • Experience within an operational maintenance, and or reliability engineering role will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in the use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (preferably SAP)

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse and report on plant and equipment data to monitor reliability and identify risks and opportunities
  • Deliver quantitative business outcomes and manage the plant and asset maintenance strategies
  • Develop and manage the plant and asset maintenance strategies
  • Conduct failure analysis on failed components for identified priority areas
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Provide technical advice, support and positive leadership
  • Build positive customer relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Be responsive and deliver a professional service
  • Identify opportunities where changes are required to capture plant and equipment data to monitor reliability

 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

Rosebery is located on Tasmania's west coast near Strahan and a couple of hours drive from Burnie and Devonport. Rosebery offers exceptional outdoor experiences with fishing, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and walking at your doorstep.

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.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

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To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

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We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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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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