Be part of a dynamic team with excellent career development opportunities
Use your technical skills to improve productivity and advance your operational leadership career
Assist in implementing mining projects in continuous improvement and replication of best practice
About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Mine Production Engineer to join our dynamic mining operations team at Paraburdoo. 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.
This role is a great opportunity to further your knowledge of all functions within the operations space and play a key role in delivering the production engineering and project engineering activities for the mining operations.
Reporting to the Senior Production Engineer, you will:
Provide support to the operations team to meet business objectives
Work closely with the production engineering team for the delivery of on-going projects and productivity studies
Provide key feedback loops to the fleet planning and operations control teams
Manage the bench planning process
Develop practical solutions and contingency options to achieve the operations goals
Support the operational teams with continuous improvement initiatives
With tertiary qualifications in Mining/ Civil/ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, you will have demonstrated experience 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.
Sound computer skills, in particular MS office suite will be beneficial, and experience with 3D design software such as Vulcan and Surpac will further ensure your success in this role. You will have the ability to engage and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of operational and corporate business partners and a ‘C’ class driver’s licence will also be required.
Where you will be working
This position is based at Paraburdoo, with the choice of either residential or FIFO arrangements to suit your lifestyle. Paraburdoo is known as one of the most attractive towns in the Pilbara with a Primary school, hospital, high standard of recreation facilities and is close to the Karijini national park.
What’s on offer
A supportive and inclusive community environment
Flexibility to choose the lifestyle that suits you – FIFO or residential living in Paraburdoo
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)
As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.
Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint – and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.
Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.
Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.
Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions. 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.
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Applications close on Sunday 27th September (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)