Senior Planning Engineer

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Aug 5, 2022
Engineering Full-time

Job Description:

Fortescue has an exciting future ahead. As well as producing over 180 million tonnes of iron ore per year, we’re diversifying our business to become an integrated global green energy and resources company.

Iron Bridge is Fortescue’s US$2.6 billion project, set to deliver 22mtpa of high grade 67% Fe magnetite concentrate product. Located 145km by road south of Port Hedland, the mine will deliver an innovative process design and industry-leading energy efficient operation.

Senior Planning Engineer – Iron Bridge Project - Fortescue’s Iron Bridge project is located on the traditional lands of the Nyamal people.

Roster: 4:3 (4 days on, 3 days off) Monday – Thursday – Home every week for a long weekend with friends and family (4 nights at home)

We are looking for a Senior Planning Engineer to provide leadership for onsite mine planning, mining projects and mine design. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be part of a new, large and deep pit greenfield operations.

You would be an a highly motivated and technical professional, with a breath of on-site mine planning experience, responsible for the delivering the 3 month mine plan, Mining related Projects and mine design systems and processes at Iron Bridge.

Maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders across all operations and corporate departments will be integral to the success of team establishment and delivery of plans that align to Budget forecasts and key milestones for project ramp up. Reporting to the Superintendent Ops Planning, your responsibilities revolve around being a leader and mentor to a small on-site team at the Iron Bridge.

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Our team members are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Candidates from all backgrounds and ages are encouraged to apply, including First Nations People, those who identify as LGBTIQ+, people with disabilities and those with neurodiverse, intersectional, or multiple diverse characteristics.

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified #LI-AA1