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Listed 23rd Aug, 2014
Work Type
Full Time
Mining > Operations

Manager – Mining Operations

Rapidly expanding Mining Entity seeks Operations Manager!

  1. Mining Owner Operator
  2. Company undergoing significant growth
  3. Senior Management Team opportunity

Who said that the mining industry is in decline????
Our Client is readily maneuvering itself to be one of THE major players in the Central Qld mining scene! With 3 projects under development and opportunities continuing to occur, this Miner is adamant that they will thrive through challenging market conditions and to ensure that is the case they are building their Senior Management capabilities.

Central to their recruitment needs is the appointment of an Operations Manager to direct and coordinate the operation of Mining projects to achieve profit and project targets and provide active input and ownership into projects to ensure the financial, quality, programme, procurement and performance parameters of projects are attainable – is this you?

Reporting to the General Manager the candidate will be responsible for:
• Ensuring optimum utilisation of personnel and equipment at each project.

• Taking a visible leadership role in health and safety activities to ensure that the health, safety, and well-being of all personnel and members of the public are not placed at risk.

• Monitoring Mining progress and updating extraction programmes and forecasts as necessary.

• Ensuring thorough monthly reports are prepared and submitted in a timely fashion, and reviewing monthly forecasts and Project Reports.

• In conjunction with the Site Manager liaising with on-site contractor representatives to ensure satisfaction and prompt resolution of matters in dispute.

• In conjunction with the Site Manager and the Commercial Manager working to resolve contractual and sub-contractual conflicts in a timely way.
• Overseeing all operational areas and streamlining efficiencies
• Overseeing all plant maintenance and plant, labour and material allocation

And other duties as required.

Is this the type of role you are performing or have performed?
Do you have a strong knowledge of the Bowen Basin Mining region and key stakeholders within that region?

Have you managed the operations of a large operational mining concern successfully?

Ideally the candidate will be in a similar position, tertiary qualified as a Mining Engineer, have developed strong relationships within the market and be able to manage a large white and blue collar workforce to perform diligently in a remote location.

If you feel that you have the necessary background, capability and qualifications please don’t hesitate to email your most up to date CV and Cover Letter to or call 07 3309 2153!

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