Senior Mine Planning Engineer

Location: Metro Posted Date: February 1, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 499501 Careermine Job Id: 1832045
MRL is an innovative and leading diversified mining services company, with a growing world-class portfolio of the mining operations across multiple commodities and locations.

As part of our vision to be recognised as one of the great Australian companies, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide significant opportunity for the learning and development of our people, and to open the door for them to build a long-term career within our business.

If you want to work with a company that thinks different, works different, is different... Then you want to work at MRL.

Because you're different.

About the role

We are currently looking for a self motivated Senior Mine Planning Engineer responsible for mine optimisation, design, strategic and tactical mine planning and scheduling for MRL mining operations. Reporting to the Principal Mining Engineer, your primary purpose will be to provide mine planning support to approvals and project development teams and maintaining advisory and technical guidance to site Technical Service teams to assist in plan execution and strategic development.

This role will have the opportunity to work across both Lithium and Iron Ore commodities with involvement in projects at all stages from pre-feasibility, to operational readiness and approvals, to operating sites and into closure and rehabilitation.

Based in our Applecross office, you will also be responsible for;
  • Producing, reviewing and approving operating schedules, plans and designs
  • Responsible for delivery and compilation of short and medium term, annual and other mine plans including drill and blast
  • Analysing and communicating fleet requirements
  • Liaising with the site mining team and technical services team to ensure production and quality conforms with overall plan and strategy
  • Implementing and developing continuous improvement initiatives to improve performance and efficiencies

About you
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in mine optimisation, design, planning and scheduling in a mining environment
  • Experienced with mine planning and design software packages (Minemax Scheduler and Alastri Products experience highly regarded)
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Has operational work experience to meet the WA Unrestricted Quarries Managers Certificate requirements
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of mine safety procedures and regulations

What MRL offers YOU
  • One Team - Work in a supportive, diverse team environment, with generous employee benefits on offer including chain store discounts and salary sacrificing options
  • High Performing - A workplace that lives and breathes a strong safety culture, with life of mine projects extending 20+ years
  • Entrepreneurial - Genuine career development opportunities

If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now for a confidential chat with our Recruitment Team. Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

This role is eligible for the MRL internal referral program.

About MRL
As an ASX 200 and perennial high performing company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an Australian based leader in the performance and delivery of diversified mining services and minerals processing, underpinned by a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.

Please note the office will be closed for the festive season from the 23 rd December until the 6 th of January 2020

Advertised: 31 Jan 2020 W. Australia Standard Time
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