Principal Engineer - Optimisation

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Mar 18, 2023

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.

Principal Engineer - Optimisation

Work Location: Perth - Fortescue’s Perth office is located on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people.

Roster: Monday to Friday

We are seeking a highly motivated science and mining professional to join our Strategic Mine Planning team. Reporting to the Manager Systems, this role is primarily responsible to drive and enable the execution of our roadmap to support the group strategy to build a suite of optimisation systems, and associated toolkits, needed to support this vision. The role will also be accountable for guiding the development and integration of new, world-class, customised mine planning software to the business.

The role is pivotal to improving the our decision capability across our mining models that are used across our multiple planning horizons. Ultimately timely optimisation under uncertainty.

Key responsibilities include:

Qualifications and Experience:

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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