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Drill & Blast / Exploration & Geoscience / Operations / Surveying

Alternate Unit Mining Manager
Full Time NEW

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Role Details:
 

Gold Fields Australia (GFA) is seeking an Alternate Underground Manager to join their Underground Mining Team at Invincible UG Mine. Reporting to the Unit Manager: Underground Mining, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating all operational aspects of the underground operations to meet safety, production, and cost targets. As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all employees to always act in a manner that seeks to live and promote our values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields.

 

As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields to create enduring value beyond mining.

 

This role is offered on 8 days on 6 days off roster, either residential Kalgoorlie/ Kambalda, or fly in fly out from Perth.

 

Benefits include:

  • Site Allowance, Annual Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Long term incentive scheme

  • Increased annual leave entitlements

  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance

  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career

  • Salary Sacrifice options

 

About the role:

  • Ensure all statutory requirements are met per the WA WHS Act & Regulations.

  • Deliver all reporting and actions about safety and environmental incidents is completed within appropriate deadlines.

  • Manage and oversee the production and development activities of the mine, taking into consideration the long-term requirements of the mine as well as responding to the daily requirements, to achieve the budget;

  • Provide input into mine planning, projects, ventilation, survey, and geotechnical requirements of the mine to ensure safe production.

  • Actively manage Business Partners and short-term contractors to ensure safe production and delivery;

  • Collaborate the capital development and infrastructure investment programs to ensure completion is incident free, on-time and on-budget;

  • Promote a positive culture of teamwork, high performance, and accountability, both within the Mining team, Business Partners and across all departments.

  • Drive the productivity improvement and innovation processes throughout the underground in conjunction with the BI Department;

  • Support a learning organization & diverse thinking to meet business requirements.

 

About you:

  • Recognised Tertiary Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and WA First Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency in WA

  • Extensive experience in an underground mining environment with experience in large-scale mechanized open stoping with paste fill

  • Demonstrated experience in providing leadership, managing training/development, career progression and performance management of personnel

  • Proficiency with mining software (Deswik, Ventsim)

  • Strong technical background with experience in underground mine planning, ventilation, geotechnical, drill blast, capital justifications, and infrastructure projects

  • Significant experience in Contract Management  

  • Successful track record in Leading Change and delivering a High-Performance Culture

  • The ability to effectively coach and communicate, influence change, lead and provide alignment of multiple teams in a dynamic and challenging production environment

 

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

 

Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce.  We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance, and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.