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Senior Improvement Engineer

Job no: 977635
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Cadia Valley Operations - Orange NSW

We are currently seeking a Senior Improvement Engineer to work on our Underground Mine at our Cadia Site near Orange, New South Wales.

Reporting directly to the Superintendent – Development Improvement, you will be responsible for leading and providing support to the Mining Development improvement projects which help drive improvements across safety, production, cost and risk reduction.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Liaising with other project team members to generate ideas and scope projects;
  • Providing input into plans and budgets and ensuring delivery against these;
  • Studying the feasibility, cost implications, and performance benefits of proposed solutions;
  • Working with teams to test and implement successful solutions;
  • Reporting on project performance; to multiple stakeholders;
  • Acting as the interface between Newcrest stakeholders and consultants, to ensure correct and consistent communication is relayed.

This is a permanent position that is based in Orange, New South Wales. The successful applicant will be required to relocate to the local area.


Cadia Valley Operations  is located in central western New South Wales approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional town of Orange. Employees reside in the varied accommodation options in Orange and the surrounding areas and enjoy access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector, excellent educational facilities, shopping, transport and other services such as child care. Working at Cadia offers a unique opportunity for employees and their families to enjoy a mining career while living in a large active, local community.

About You

Our ideal applicant will be a tertiary qualified engineer with solid experience within the mining industry. You will also be well-versed in the intricacies of managing projects and have demonstrated history in delivering within fast paced environments. The ability to problem solve and create innovative solutions will hold you in good stead, as will the ability to manage stakeholders and drive outcomes. Experience in block caving highly advantageous

About Us

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people work together across locations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™. We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity

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