About the role
It’s a really exciting time to be part of the Mine Technical Services team at Rio Tinto Iron Ore, with a number of new projects being developed in Western Australia and a large team of highly experienced, industry-leading professionals to learn from! We offer a dynamic work environment with the opportunity to be involved with diverse projects and receive invaluable exposure to opportunities across project development, technology & innovation.
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We are looking for a Mine Scheduling Engineer to join our dynamic mine technical services team at Marandoo. Reporting to the Senior Engineer, you will be responsible for managing the daily and weekly mine scheduling activities and providing technical support to the mine operations team in order to ensure the safe and efficient execution of the mine plan.
In this dynamic role, you will be involved in a variety of tasks including daily mine scheduling and machine allocations, daily and weekly grade control and production forecasting, generation of the weekly stockpile schedule and compliance reporting. You will also play an active role in identifying and implementing mine planning improvements, cost reduction and efficiency initiatives.
This opportunity will suit a dynamic Engineer looking for a technical challenge and the next step of their career and a unique opportunity to support the transition of the operation from a manual to fully autonomous fleet.
With tertiary qualifications in Engineering or equivalent, you will have demonstrated experience within an open cut mining environment (preferably iron ore), coupled with practical experience within a scheduling or production engineering role. You will have a working knowledge of mining and business software such as MS Office and Vulcan and have the ability to engage and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders. A current C Class driver’s licence is also required.
What we are offering
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.
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.
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