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Senior Specialist - Processing

Job no: 986573
Work type: Full Time, Permanent - Full Time
Location: Lihir Operations

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.

Our Lihir operation in Process Plant is now recruiting for the position of Senior Specialist - Processing

As a Senior Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in providing operational technical expertise for key projects and ensuring the safe and effective execution (manning, resourcing, and planning) of planned shutdowns for Back End operations. Your proactive approach will ensure the smooth operation and schedule of weekly maintenance of Autoclaves, CIL, Tailing Circuits, and CCDS, acting as the conduit between adjacent and external work teams and the operating plant.

The preferred candidate must have at least 7 years of demonstrated experience in gold mining processes, including crushing, milling (SABC), flotation, and thickening, with time spent in a supervisory role. In addition to your technical expertise, the role requires providing regular feedback, coaching, and formal training to team members. Therefore, a Certificate in Workplace Assessment and Training or a similar qualification is desirable.

We strongly encourage National Papua New Guinean Candidates to apply so, if you are a self-motivated leader and have strong active listening and interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution and training, this role if for you.

What we offer

For this opportunity, Lihir is offering a 22:20 FIFO roster from a range of designated marshalling points.

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable camp accommodations, as well as balanced meals prepared by our culinary team.  Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym, and a variety of recreational activities.  All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including competitive salary and continuous growth and development opportunities.

Our Commitment to You

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date: 24/06/2024.


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Applications close: West Pacific Standard Time

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