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  • Job reference: RMS0204505

Senior Mining / Operations Engineer

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 09/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (20/02/19)
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The Role:
Our client is looking for a Senior Mining / Operations Engineer to provide specialised technical engineering support and expertise in the fields of open pit mining operations. This role will be based at a mine site 90 minutes outside of Perth.

Reporting to the Superintendent Technical and Support, responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
* Monitor, analyse and continuously improve equipment reliability performance within the Operations
* Analysing and benchmarking the Mine Production performance
* Developing business cases for Capital Investment purposes
* Utilising key performance data to inform decision-making, identifying and acting upon opportunities for increased productivity and efficiency
* Engaging with stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective interactions between planning and execution
* Developing 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)
* Analysing challenges from a business perspective, drive the change agenda to improve the long-term performance of the Operation

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Tertiary qualifications in a technical discipline, ideally Mining Engineering or other applicable discipline
* 10 years experience operating in a complex environment, leading and facilitating diverse teams
* Demonstrated ability to support technical development in disciplines outside area of subject matter expertise
* Demonstrated ability to select, develop, coach and mentor employees to improve engagement, diversity and organisational capability
* Demonstrated ability to engage and influence key stakeholders at all organizational levels
* Commitment to the company values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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