EOI - Manager Mining

Location: All Posted Date: September 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 926503 Careermine Job Id: 1801855
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With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders - because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.
About us
With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world's largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

Thiess has a long journey of more than 30 years in Indonesia providing mining services for various projects and clients with head office in Jakarta and support facilities in Balikpapan including workshops and training centre.
About the role
As a Manager Mining you will direct and lead mining operation activities. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work collaboratively towards delivering high quality solutions and results.

Some of your duties will include:
  • Ensure production is achieved in accordance with TMS, project parameters, project schedule, budget, in compliance with company's project safety and environmental policy;
  • Actively monitor, assess and provide recommended management initiatives to respond to potential and actual risks;
  • Ensure early advice and recommendations to the Project Manager on areas of cost or service risk and opportunity;
  • Ensure that our conditions and culture motivate the performance and longevity of our employees i.e.; we have a performance culture supported by role clarity, stretch targets and accountability;
  • Ensure the selection of projects that match objectives of Business Plan by ensuring risks in tender and contract conditions are recognised and accounted for;
  • Plan, direct, monitor and reconcile the technical aspect of the mining operations including daily, short to long term (annual) plans, operational performance, blast design and sequencing, rehabilitation, drainage and road design, to assist in achieving agreed coal production targets;
  • Familiar with the current Mine Plan and future deployment of equipment within area of responsibility;
  • Check daily production figures and use them to address the problem areas;
  • Minimize coal losses and dilution when removing inter burden to maximize the reverse;
  • Ensure ROM areas are maintained with good drainage and minimize contamination during loading;
  • Analyse and review the system, procedures and equipment utilised within the mine and recommend improvements to enhance coal production;
  • Develop standards and procedures of work that can be applied across operations;
  • Consistently support the core behaviours that will success on the project;
  • Maintain and facilitate clear communication with all stakeholders, clients, customers, suppliers with respect to operational capability, performance, and resource requirements.

What skills and experience do you need?
  • Tertiary qualification (degree) in Mine Engineering or related mining discipline - essential; must have 5 years experiences as Manager Mining experience with stable employment background with a minimum of 10 years professional experience in large open cut coal mining operation of which at least two or three years in production/ service supervision/ management role.
  • Have experience at mine planning, subcontract management, cost management and managing staff; Comprehensive knowledge in mining equipment, financial reporting & concepts ; Hold POM certificate of Mine Energy Department is desirable; OHS&E requirements Legislative and statutory requirements
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills; good in coaching/mentoring and negotiation/mediation; good analytical; conflict resolution; sound decision making skills; excellent communication skills in English both verbal and written and computer literate.
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce
We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always. Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included. Visit Diversity and Inclusion at Thiess for more information.
How to apply
This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

To apply for this role please follow the below link. Applications close on 30 September 2019.

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