Senior Mine Planning Engineer – Sunrise Dam Gold Mine

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Anglo Gold

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Senior Mine Planning Engineer - Sunrise Dam Gold Mine

Job ID: 11371
Job Views: 9
Location: Kalgoorlie
Post Code: 6430
Category: Mining & Resources
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 15/05/2024


Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.

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About us


At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.


The Opportunity


At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference.  With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are now seeking a Senior Mine Planning Engineer to join our Underground Mining team at our Sunrise Dam Gold Mine. Accountable to the Mine Planning Superintendent.

This role is based at the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine on an 8/6 (or variant thereof) FIFO roster, we operate direct flights to our sites from Perth and Kalgoorlie.




  • Be an active safety leader in line with our values, policies and procedures
  • Mentor and guide the team of production, planning and scheduling engineers to ensure that the required designs and mine schedules are delivered on time and to a high quality
  • Monitor and track operational execution against mine plans
  • Identify, assess and manage risks to the execution of the mine plan
  • Provide effective communication of plans, schedules and identified risks to stakeholders across the operation
  • Identify and implement improvements across the underground operation
  • The opportunity to be a part of continuous improvement projects



About You 


People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideasand feel confident to challenge the status quo.  To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • A degree in Mining Engineering
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Previous experience in underground mine planning and scheduling
  • Practical underground mining experience
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Deswik Software skills is desirable but not essential
  • Existing and ongoing Permanent work rights in Australia (Mandatory)



Culture and Benefits


Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities.   At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us.  Your new benefits will include:

  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options

How to Apply:

Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.


Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.


Internal AngloGold Ashanti employees interested in applying for this role must first complete the Request to Transfer form available on SharePoint which must be approved by their Manager then attached with the application via Success Factors

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