Processing Superintendent - Dugald River Mine
Job no: 499445
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, our 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.
With the world taking steps towards a transition to a low carbon economy, MMG is focused on the critical materials required to help make this change. As we look ahead, our portfolio and focus places us in a strong position to drive future growth for our business. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of this exciting future and become our next generation of business miner.
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.
Reporting to the Manager Surface Operations & Support, you will be responsible for managing the safe operation of the Concentrator at Dugald River to deliver the annual production budget. This includes management of key areas such as the ROM, paste plant, and TSF, as well as management of the operational budget and oversight of relevant capital projects
To be successful in this role, you will have extensive processing experience in the mining industry, preferably in base metals flotation and across different plants. Your experience leading large teams across multiple areas, managing budgets and capital projects will be critical to the role. Paste plant experience will be advantageous. To further your success to the role, you will be a strong communicator, having strong people management, coaching and mentoring skills. Important to the role, is your ability to promote a "safety first" culture and a positive and collaborative culture within the team. Tertiary education particularly in the field of Metallurgy will be advantageous.
This role is available on an 8/6, 4/3 roster (day shift only). MMG is supportive of our local communities and region. The role is available on a drive-in drive out basis (DIDO) from the Cloncurry or Mount Isa Districts or FIFO from Townsville or Brisbane. Kalkadoon applicants are encouraged to apply.
What we offer
A competitive salary package
A generous relocation package is available if you choose to relocate locally
FIFO from Townville or Brisbane is available.
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
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.
Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time 02 Nov 2022
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