Graduate - IT & Digital Platforms (Data Analytics)

Melbourne, VICTORIA, Australia
Oct 08, 2021
Nov 07, 2021
Full Time
Our commitment to you

Our People are at the heart of everything that we do. We're committed to creating inclusive workplaces that nurture diversity and support our people to thrive. Keeping our people safe and healthy is core to who we are and our commitment to safety, health and wellbeing has no compromise, supported by systems and standards that embed our safety culture.

Supporting you along your Graduate Program, underpinned by a competitive salary package and relocation offering, will be a community of like-minded leaders who value early career development, and provide personal and professional support across your journey. With exposure to leadership teams and technical experts, you will uncover a wealth of knowledge and life skills.

It's an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest!

At Newcrest, it's our vision to be the Miner of Choice.

Our two-year Australian graduate program offers a diverse and unique learning journey, with the ability to further enhance your passion for mining across our Australian operations, Cadia, New South Wales and Telfer, Western Australia. A career in the resources industry offers a commitment to sustainable work practices, and the chance work with cutting edge digital innovation and technology.

As a graduate, you will commence the program in January 2022 and be required to rotate in 12 months and gain experience across both of our Australian operations:
  • Telfer (FIFO Shift Work Rotation) - Located in the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara Region of WA, Telfer is a short two-hour flight form Perth. Working as a fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) operation, comprising of open pit and underground, you'll be working an 8 days on, 6 days off lifestyle. While at site Telfer offers a diverse range of recreational activities including a gym, swimming pool, driving range, movie room and refurbished communal eatery.

  • Cadia (Residential Monday to Friday Rotation) - Located three hours' drive from Sydney, NSW, our Cadia operations are a short 25-minute drive outside of the regional centre of Orange. Offering a unique residential mining lifestyle, Cadia is exposed to first class mining techniques and methods including the development of Australia's largest block cave and the undercutless mining technique.

Note: Some disciplines may require a rotation to our Corporate Head Office in Melbourne, Victoria or other regional areas within Australia.

About the (Data Science) Squad

As part of the Data Science team, you will use data to give valuable insights to the business areas such as; operations, maintenance, exploration, and more. Initially placed at the Telfer (WA), you will find yourself working closely with Metallurgists and other engineers on site as well as the platform team at our head office. As part of this placement, some of the valuable experiences you will gain are:
  • Statistical Analysis, building of machine learning and deep learning models
  • Use of text analytics and computer vision
  • Team members are embedded within operational teams throughout the organisation
  • Maintaining a strong, collaborative connection with data science cohorts
  • Hosting frequent sessions including technical training sessions, practice presentations to develop the group to be comfortable presenting to the business.

This provides a good foundation and hands on experience for future data science work in mining, and also provides broad experience applying data science tools to deliver value to the business. A key focus of the program is around the softer skills including presenting to the business, stakeholder engagement as well as technical skills.

Who we are looking for?

Newcrest graduates are resourceful, resilient, flexible and share our values and commitment to safety.

We are seeking applications from recent, or soon-to-be graduates (course completion in either 2020, 2021 and mid 2022) with a relevant tertiary qualification in:
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Data &/Or Analytics
  • Other Engineering Degree with exposure to a programming language and an interest in data science.

To be successful in this role, you have a true passion for data and problem solving. You understand the value it adds in supporting transformation within the mining industry. You are confident in working independently (with support), but also thrive in a collaborative team environment.

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Next Steps - Click Apply Now!

If you are interested, please complete and attach you resume with the application form. Applications close at 11:55pm , 24 th of October 2021

We will respond to your application/s following that date and if you are successful, applicants will receive an invitation to complete a short video interview.

Please note we can only consider applicants who have unrestricted working rights in Australia and are willing to undertake pre employment checks.