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Specialist Mine Planning (PDM)

Job No. 791441
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Australia - Queensland
Categories Engineering/Ingeniería, Health, Safety & Environment/Salud, Seguridad y Medio Ambiente
Published | E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close | E. Australia Standard Time

At BHP Billiton we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Operations Planning, as the Mine Planning Specialist you will be engaged in providing design, scheduling and execution direction around the +1 to 12 week time frame to our Peak Downs Operation. Use your already solid mine planning skills and experience in this busy and challenging short-term mine planning role to develop effective working relationships with the operational and medium-term planning teams, in order to ensure the efficient execution of your plans and schedules.

This is a great opportunity to hone your mine planning skills as you gain exposure to a variety of equipment and mine geology whilst seeing the results of work as your pit is developed. You will also have access to a supportive, inclusive and results-oriented leadership team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Prestrip designs and schedules;
  • Working with Operations to execute mine plans;
  • Haulage forecasts & analysis for Prestrip circuits;
  • Develop and follow the Production Planning standards and processes;
  • Participate in the investigation of reported events for Production Planning;
  • Participate in training for Production Planning;
  • Identify and implement Production Planning improvement initiatives;
  • Develop the design for formulation of the budget;
  • Build cross-functional relationship with the Operational sub-functions and interact extensively with the Planning sub-functions.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have a tertiary education in Engineering and previous experience working at a Coal Mining operation.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must, allowing you to build relationships across departments and to communicate with disciplines at all levels. A strong working knowledge of Vulcan, XACT and Microsoft Office software packages are essential. Haulage software experience such as Haul Infinity or Deswik will be highly regarded.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options; a generous paid parental leave policy; other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

How to apply

Reference Number – Specialist Mine Planning (PDM) 791441

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP Billiton. Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.



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