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Tailings Project Study Lead

Job no: 499466
Work type: Limited Tenure / Fixed Term
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.

Project Study lead  – Tailings – Fixed Term 2 year opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity within the Project Study department for an enthusiastic and driven person who is looking to take the next step in their career at Rosebery Mine in the role as Study Manager – Tailings.  

Reporting to the Tailing Project Study Manager, as the Project study lead  - you will be involved with the site operations improvement projects across all departments.

The role will be responsible for Manage a major cross-discipline scoping, prefeasibility and feasibilty study for the Rosebery Tailings storage facilities by providing guidance, idea generation, review and administration to ensure the study considers all sensible options and is carried out in accordance with MMG project and other MMG standards to deliver long term tailing storage solution/s for the operation.

This role is based on an 4/3, residential roster based in Rosebery

Competencies, qualifications and skills:

  • An unwavering commitment to workplace safety and a demonstrated expertise in establishing cultures and systems that embed safety awareness.
  • Well-developed knowledge of production process engineering and optimisation
  • Extensive knowledge of the mining and processing processes and control systems. 
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Mining or Processing related degree with 5+ years’ experience in a technical Mining operations role
  • Knowledge and experience in Lean Six Sigma and/or Theory of Constraints or similar, preferably certified

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver studies in the strategic and business plans on time, within budget and to specification
  • Develop and manage project schedules
  • Coordinate study reviews
  • Obtain all necessary permits, agreements and approvals for development, construction and operation of the facilities.
  • Identify new project opportunities
  • Fully scope studies and schedule resources and budget
  • Delivery of comprehensive studies to required standards
  • Apply the investment management process and guidelines to studies
  • Ensure studies comply with MMG's management systems and all statutory and legal standards
  • Establish, maintain and review project management systems

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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Applications close: Tasmania Daylight Time

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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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