Tactical Planning Lead Engineer

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Work type

Full Time

Job category

Strategy & Development

Date published

01 October 2019

Date closing

22 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 a Tactical Planning Lead Engineer you will lead a mine planning team in providing specialist advice and leadership in executing tasks related to the development and communication of the medium term (4 months – 5 years) plans, designs, schedules and haulage modelling for one of BMA’s Operations.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Leading and directing preparation of Dragline, Truck and Shovel and Dozer Push designs and schedules for quarterly to 24 months Short Range Forecasts and Annual Budget and 5 year Plan processes;
  • Engaging and influencing key internal stakeholders in the planning process to ensure Tactical plans are reliable, safe, productive and fit for purpose;
  • Embedding and growing cross-functional relationship with the Operational teams to implement designs, plans and schedules in line with production targets;
  • Continuously improve the Tactical Planning process;
  • Leading investigation of reported events for Tactical Planning;
  • Identifying and embedding productivity improvement initiatives, and optimising designs to maximise profitability.

About You

You will act as a focused & supportive leader within the broader Resource Engineering team. The RE Team value sharing skills and experience to help ensure your own and the Team’s success. Your ability to communicate, influence & engage with the Operations & key stakeholders & lead delivery of team commitments will position you well for future career opportunities.

You will have proven experience (6-10 years) in open cut coal mines. Your knowledge of designing & scheduling for coal mining operations will equip you to lead the Tactical Planning Team in developing fit for purpose, value accretive plans.

Skills in Spry and Deswik//Vulcan would be an advantage.

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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