Senior Process Operator

Date:  22 May 2024
Location: 

Gruyere - Laverton, WA, AU, 6440

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  65809

Gruyere Gold Mine, a Gold Fields and Gold Road Resources Joint Venture (50/50) located in the Yamarna Greenstone Belt in Western Australia. This newly constructed mine site 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 Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for operating the plant and equipment in a safe, environmentally responsible, productive and efficient manner. Provide coverage for the Shift Supervisor when they are unavailable and ensure production activities achieve maximum effective use of the plant and equipment.

 

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, 7 nights on 7 nights 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
  • Increased annual leave entitlements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave pro rata after 5 years of continuous service

 

About the role:

  • Provide coverage for the Shift Supervisor when they are not on site or unavailable;
  • Manage workgroups and activities as directed by the Shift Supervisor including tasks such as coordinating unplanned work, maintaining log sheets, ensuring checklists, samples and reports are completed by the Operators;
  • Ensure samples are taken as scheduled and production data recorded appropriately;
  • Liaise with Metallurgists regarding operating parameters and technical issues and communicate to relevant Operators;
  • Complete accurate and timely shift reports;
  • Operating processing plant equipment relating to grinding, gravity, leach, adsorption, crushing, gold room, paste plant, tails storage and process control system;
  • Operating the IT loader, bobcat, forklift, and power tools in a safe and correct manner;
  • Identifying and diagnosing items of the plant that require preventative maintenance or repair;
  • Identifying and act on ways of improving output or efficiency of the plant;
  • Assist in development of competencies of other employees;
  • Provide coverage for the Shift Supervisor when they are not on site or unavailable.

 

About you:

  • Proven operating experience in a mineral processing environment, preferably Gold
  • Previous Control Room experience, specifically with Yokogawa DCS
  • The ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
  • Capability to complete repetitive tasks at a consistent standard
  • A Valid C Class Driver’s Licence
  • Computing skills in word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

 

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

 

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.