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Production Engineer

Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

Join the innovative team deploying and managing Newmont Boddington Gold’s Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) - the World’s First Open Pit Gold AHS Operation. 


This opportunity will be an integral part of our AHS team and be responsible for ensuring the mine plan is delivered to design, and executed to plan whilst AHS is deployed


The Benefits:


Our lifestyle and family friendly rosters, the option to live locally or reside in our village and DIDO for your roster, and our inclusive and supportive culture are just some of the reasons we attract the best in the industry. Boddington offers an opportunity to work at an operation in a unique location, away from the Pilbara heat, and an easy DIDO commute to Perth.


On offer is an industry competitive remuneration package including annual performance incentives, gold level health insurance for employees and their families as well as generous parental leave and employee benefits and development opportunities offered by a global organisation.

About you:

Your Mining Engineering or equivalent degree together with your experience in a large open pit mining environment is essential.


You will have excellent communication skills with a proven ability to influence, involve and gain the cooperation and consensus of a diverse group of stakeholders to ensure short term operational objectives are achieved.


Advanced PC skills and computer literacy including experience with global mine planning software packages as well as a history in delivering results to schedule and plan while having demonstrated a proactive commitment to a safe working environment will be key to your success in the role.


About the role:

  • Generating, implementing and reconciling the daily and weekly mine plan, identifying where variances occur and ensuring alignment with the monthly mine plan.
  • Proactively promote the mine plan ensuring personnel within the planning team are able to discuss and provide feedback, areas of concern or bottlenecks raised and these are detailed and mitigation steps implemented to manage these.
  • Design and implement infrastructure, dump and stockpile, road maintenance, ramps and roads in accordance to LOM design, through field review and in conjunction with Mine Operations and drive compliance to site standards.
  • Conduct and lead mine operation productivity improvement projects with a particular emphasis on AHS Fleet.
  • Assist the Senior Production Planning Engineer to continually develop and improve the planning process.
  • Developing purposeful working relationships with key partner groups across the operation.
  • Report on alignment to plan and communicate up to a Superintendent level.
  • Demonstrate leadership through technical ability from practical experience and technical understanding.
  • Communicate field performance and findings to Mine Operations staff.


You will join a dynamic team that is at the forefront of the gold mining industry and further develop your skills and experience operating innovative systems and technologies.


Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.


Applications close June 23rd,  2021.


About Newmont

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.


We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


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