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Specialist - Processing Services

Job no: 978177
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Lihir Operations - Lihir Island - PNG


We are looking for an experienced candidate for the role of Specialist - Processing services, located at our Lihir operation in PNG. 

As the Specialist - Processing services, you will provide support, coaching, and continuous improvement to the process plant service department.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Process Services team development and growth
  • Process Plant Contractor management including cost tracking and spend
  • Tracking mill liner orders
  • Input to mill liner design and optimisation
  • Reline planning, scheduling and execution
  • Documentation and reline process review
  • Planning and allocating housekeeping resource requirements
  • Leading work groups to ensure that set priorities and targets are being achieved

The roster for this role is a FIFO 15/13 Continuous Shift pattern roster.


At Newcrest, you'll be part of a diverse team of business professionals committed to our people and the communities in which we operate. We value diversity of thought, style and working arrangements.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will have supervisory management experience with the ability and drive to supervise a maintenance work group in a technically challenging environment. Along with your impeccable approach to safety, you will have sound analytical and problems solving skills with well-developed written and oral communication.

Your passion for coaching and mentoring are crucial to your success. Knowledge of Tok Pis and an understanding of diverse third world cultures and customs is an advantage.

You will also have:

  • Mil relining experience
  • Extensive experience in a processing environment

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, and Indonesia 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.

Advertised: West Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: West Pacific Standard Time of choice™

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