Engineer Mining Strategic Planning

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Strategy & Development

Date published

19 September 2019

Date closing

18 October 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

As an Engineer-Mining Strategic Planning and reporting to the Superintendent Strategy, you will be responsible for:
  • The Life of Asset Mine Planning and Strategic Design processes assessing and defining value of BHP’s coal Assets ensuring safety, health and environmental impacts are considered and not compromised.
  • Supporting Opportunity Assessment and Projects through mine planning to assess and promote the next value options for the BHP Coal’s portfolio.
  • Leading engagement with Senior Management to achieve value growth for the portfolio.
  • Engaging with the array of functions within the organisations to ensure strategic planning within the corporate alignment process guides the business to delivery of targeted value outcomes.
  • JORC and SEC Reporting of Asset Reserves.
  • Supporting the BHP business in transformation including establishing strategic processes for BHP Operating Systems (BOS), Value Chain Automation (VCA) and Work Class Functions (WCF).
  • Continuously seeking to challenge and improve BHP Mine Planning.

About You

You will have a  Bachelor of Engineering Degree with demonstrable experience in a mid and long term mine design and scheduling for open cut coal mines.  It is desirable to be a competent user in Deswik, Spry, Xeras & Excel. Blasor (BHP Mine Optimisation program) experience will be highly regarded.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must, which will allow you to build relationships across functions and to communicate at all levels. You will be capable of problem solving and working independently.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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