About the Role
All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.
We are looking for dynamic Quarterly Planning Engineers to produce and manage the site’s quarterly plans in Alastri Tactical Scheduler to a high standard with relevant optionality and flex.
Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer and working in a challenging and exciting environment within Mine Technical Services you will deliver mine plans that align with long term strategy and clearly deliver value, address bottlenecks and convert opportunities across the value chain. You will have a strong focus on continuous improvement, be passionate about making sustainable improvements and be accountable for grade quality performance.
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 programmes 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.
What you’ll bring
With tertiary qualifications in Engineering or equivalent, you will have demonstrated mine planning experience within an open cut mining environment. Iron ore experience is preferable, but not essential. You will also have a strong focus on meeting key milestones, operational constrains and production risk mitigation.
It is essential that you have a good understanding of the end-to-end mining process and strong software skills with experience in Alastri products, Expac, Maptek or Vulcan is desirable.
We’re looking for someone who can positively influence the behaviours of those around them, and effectively collaborate with a diverse stakeholder group. You will have an ability to verbally present information to a wide variety of stakeholders and effective sell the quarterly plan to the business.
What we offer
Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.
A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
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 share ownership plan
Company provided insurance cover
Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
Possible domestic relocation assistance
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