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Mine Production Engineer Marandoo Fifo 8/6

Rio Tinto Limited - Australia,

Mining, Oil & Gas
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Mine Production Engineer Marandoo FIFO 8/6

  • Opportunity to join an expanding operation and gain exposure to autonomy and technology
  • Use your technical mining engineering skills to improve productivity and advance your operational leadership career
  • A role where you can truly make a difference be involved in identifying continuous improvement projects that will add real value to the performance of the site
  • Collaborative role engaging with a broad range of business partners as well as external vendors and OEM's to drive improvements

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins withyou.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Mine Production Engineer to join our dynamic mining operations team at Marandoo. With cutting edge technology at your fingertips and support of the brightest minds in the industry you will develop, lead and manage productivity and cost improvement initiatives for the site, so as to ensure the mine plan is achieved.

We are an open, connected international team of technical specialists using some of the most exciting data and tools on the planet. We are the world leader in automation and smart mining. We have technical development programs that are industry-leading and recognise the unique nature of your role. These provide opportunities to grow your career through a dedicated technical path while being rewarded for your unique skills.

This role is a great opportunity to further your knowledge of all functions within the mining operations space and gain leadership exposure in the mine operations team. This position is for someone who is willing to think outside of the box, challenge the status quo and drive continuous change.

Reporting to the Senior Production Engineer, you will:

  • Lead business improvement projects for the mine operations team with a specific focus on safety, productivity and asset utilisation
  • Engage with key internal partners across mining technical services, dewatering, fixed plant and mobile equipment maintenance to deliver required business outcomes
  • Utilise accurate data analysis to drive cost reductions and efficiencies
  • Promote a culture of safety and provide input into critical risk management and incident investigation processes
  • Coordinate and support productivity initiatives within the mine operations team such as PDP, establishing best practice
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and technical support to the mine planning engineers and operations teams so as to ensure optimisation of the mine plans

What you'll bring

With tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or equivalent, you will have demonstrated experience in both mine production and technical mine engineering and planning roles within a large open pit mining environment. You will be someone who thrives on a challenge, can think outside of the box and have a good understanding of the fundamental concepts that underpin value in the mining industry.

Experience with CAT autonomous haulage systems will be advantageous and your ability to engage and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of business partners will also ensure your success in this role. A manual 'C' class driver's licence will be required and a WA Unrestricted Quarry Manager's Certificate or the ability to obtain one will be well regarded.

What we offer

  • A supportive and inclusive community environment
  • Flexibility to choose the lifestyle that suits you FIFO or residential living in Tom Price
  • Comprehensive relocation assistance, heavily subsidised company housing, annual holiday travel allowance and other lifestyle benefits for employees seeking a residential arrangement
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive employee share scheme, extensive salary sacrifice and salary packaging options, and exclusive employee discount schemes
  • Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress. Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you will be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Our premium product suite, including our flagship Pilbara blend, drives strong customer relationships and is supported by technical and commercial marketing expertise. The iron ore business continues to be the world's largest autonomous truck operator and a proud leader in automated mining technologies.

The Marandoo mine is located at the foot of Mount Bruce adjacent to the Karijini National Park, 50 km east of the town of Tom Price. Marandoo is known for its picturesque hills and mountain ranges. Our operation currently employs a fly in fly out workforce.

Every voice matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

This role is for applicants residing in or willing to permanently relocate to Western Australia. Rio Tinto offers Fly in and fly out options from Perth, our regional FIFO hubs and the opportunity to live in our residential towns where applicable.

Applications close on 9th April 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)