Date:  19 Nov 2023

Gruyere - Laverton, WA, AU

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  64522

Gruyere Gold Mine, a Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources Joint Venture (50/50) is located in the Yamarna Greenstone Belt in Western Australia. Gruyere was commissioned in 2019 and is one of Australia's largest and lowest cost gold mining operations boasting a plant production of 300,000+ ounces per annum with an enviable production profile in excess of 10 years.


Role Details:

Reporting to the Senior Metallurgist, you will be responsible for providing technical metallurgical information to operations and maintenance personnel to enable them to operate the processing plant in an environmentally safe and profitable manner.


As an employee at Gold Fields, we expect all levels of employees to act in a manner that seeks to align and enhance the values, safety culture and performance of Gold Fields with the purpose of creating enduring value beyond mining.

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Benefits include:

  • 6% Site Allowance & Private Health Insurance Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme

  • Virgin Velocity reward points

  • Salary sacrifice options

  • Increased leave entitlements for annual leave, paid primary and secondary parental leave

  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

  • Educational assistance


About the role:

  • Contribute to achieving budgeted production performance, including tonnes treated, gold produced and plant recovery;

  • Ensure the treatment plant is operated in accordance with task instructions and operational parameters;

  • Effective planning, management and monitoring of activities whilst maintaining statutory compliance;

  • Utilise assets to maximise return, including the development and application of new procedures, processes, and technology;

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement by analysing data and identifying opportunities for improvements to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of operational performance;

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the Process Supervisors, Process Operators, Graduate Metallurgists and Metallurgical Assistants and ongoing technical support to the broader Processing Department;

  • Assist with the implementation and continuation of ICMI cyanide code compliance;

  • Correct and/or report safety and environmental hazards when identified to mitigate risk and reduce the occurrence of incidents and/or injury;

  • Consider the financial impact of your actions so that you can proactively participate in and assist your team to manage costs effectively;

  • Build strong, productive interpersonal relationships within the Processing Department, other areas of the business.


About you:

  • A recognised tertiary degree in Metallurgy or relevant discipline

  • Sound knowledge of process technologies and equipment

  • Proven experience in a similar role within a mineral processing plant, preferably gold 

  • Exposure to implementation and maintenance of ICMI cyanide code

  • Valid Driver’s Licence


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Gold Fields is committed to achieving an inclusive workforce.  We recognise that the diverse talent of our people will ultimately determine our growth, performance and success. We strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.