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Mining Engineering Planner

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/05/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Join a global organisation with a strong reputation in the mining and metals industry as a Mining Engineering Planner providing high level operational assistance in a permanent position based in the Wollongong region, New South Wales.

In this role you will be providing specialised technical support and expertise for the planning activities for short and midterm scheduling horizons. Your main duties will include but not limited to:
- Coordinate and communicate accurate work plans and schedules from one week to two years
- Support production teams to ensure execution plans align with integrated plans and schedules
- Adhere to the site based integrated schedule to align all project and capital execution tasks
- Provide mentoring, coaching and guidance to the planning team
- Coordinate the Authority to Mine (ATM) process
- Participate in the weekly and monthly planning processes
- Develop and manage master schedules
- Analyse labour, materials and material handling requirements and implement an executable plan
- Monitor resource availability and allocation across various disciplines of a project
- Monitor actual progress, compare to baseline and report progress against schedule
- Deliver monitoring and analysis of the Operation and initiate improvement when required.
- Adhere to the metrics, processes and strategies to identify inefficiencies in the execution of work and manage the implementation of actions to sustain and improve performance (continuous improvement).

To be successful, you will have the following skills and qualifications:
- 5 Years+ previous experience in planning/scheduling;
- Demonstrated deep knowledge and experience related to effective management of geographically dispersed teams;
- Demonstrated ability to contribute, influence and make decisions within multi-functional teams;
- Demonstrated ability to gain alignment and create buy in of internal and external stakeholders

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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