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First Quantum Minerals

South Africa

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Long Term Mine Planner


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Job ID:

94535

Location:

Zambia 
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918

Posted:

03.04.2018
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Category Classification:

Mining Technical

Job Description:

Purpose of the role:
Develop a safe-practical-and financially optimal long term mine plan for Sentinel & Enterprise Mines.

Job Requirements:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Long Term (1-5Yrs) Mine Planning Process including Financial Optimization, Mine Design, Mine Scheduling, and Equipment Scheduling.
  • Interface with Strategic Mine Plan as well as Short Term Mine Planning processes.
  • Establish and Maintain Long Term Mine Planning Data Repository.
  • Collaborative with Operations-, Geology-, Maintenance- and Processing Sections.
  • Improve Company Profitability by Enhanced Mine Planning Techniques and Execution.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering or Mine Surveying from a Reputable International Institution.

Skills & Experience:

  • +8 Years in mining industry of which +5 years in the Technical Open Pit Planning Arena.
  • Proven Mine Design and Planning Track Record as well as Mine Planning Management.
  • Whittle 4D, Power User of Surpac- and MineSched Mine Planning Packages (Essential).
  • Strong 3D Analytical Thinking and Spatial Perception Ability.

Behavioural Traits:

  • Highly detail-orientated and process driven.
  • Strong team and communication abilities
  • Motivated towards continual improvement of systems and processes
  • High attention to detail.

Other:

  • Professional Registered Mining Engineer / CP – Highly beneficial.