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Engineer – Medium Term Mine Planning - Rosebery Mine

Job no: 498558
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Rosebery Mine

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

The Rosebery Mine in Tasmania is a polymetallic underground mine, in operation since 1936, which has current potential to extend life beyond 2030. The purpose of this role is to deliver Medium-Term Schedules and Panel Design Commentaries to ensure compliance with the Long-Term schedule and operational requirements.

In this role you will responsible for the below Medium-Term and Short-Term Planning;

  • Develop, co-ordinate and present a rolling 13 Week schedule to optimise presented value in compliance with the long term mine plan.
  • Aid in the development of Quarterly schedules to support the LoA process and 13 Week Schedule
  • Work with Short-term Planning Engineers to develop and present panel design’s which optimise value presented and meet the long term mine plan.
  • Develop and co-ordinate a process for investigation of remnant mining and aid the Long-Term Planning Engineer in integrating remnant mining to optimise the long term plan and presented value.
  • Design and plan infrastructure to support the mining operation.
  • Design and schedule underground development and stoping to meet the Medium and Long Term Schedule.
  • Co-ordinate the short term planning process and communicate with relevant stakeholders.
  • Minimise downtime and delay of operational activities through optimising the mining activity sequences and reducing interactions.
  • Review long term designs and optimise the short term stope shapes to maximise NSR value.
  • Maintain close working relationship with Mine Operation teams.
  • Work with relevant Operations, Geology, Metallurgy, Geotechnical and Mining Engineer team members.
  • Ensure that management is adequately briefed on technical matters to make appropriate decisions.

Bring with you your sound skills and experience in the below;

  • Effective communicator at all levels of the business
  • Strategic and tactical thinker
  • Ability to work interdependently to achieve set targets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, including diplomacy
  • Ability to develop rapport, and build strong relationships with internal customers and suppliers

Important to the role will be your knowledge and experience in the below;

  • Relevant mine design and scheduling experience (Deswik preferred).
  • Underground mining methods; including development, sub-level open stoping, ventilation and drill and blast.
  • Working knowledge of Metallurgy, Geology, Processing and Survey processes.
  • Well-developed analytical, interpretive and constructive / lateral thinking skills Minimum of 5 years mine engineering experience within an underground environment (metalliferous desirable).
  • Minimum of 2 years mine planning experience

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.

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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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