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Mine Planning Engineer Medium Term

Location : Afrique / Africa
Job Type : Permanent

Job Type:  Renewable Contract

Job Code: 6392

Cowan South Africa is recruiting a Mine Planning Engineer – Medium Term for this exciting mining project in French Africa. Reporting to the Senior Mining Engineer, the incumbent will manage all Medium-Term mine planning activities, monitor and report on the performance of the mining operations against the Medium Term Plan - AND provide technical expertise and input to the short Term Planning process.

• Technical responsibility
• Manage Medium Term (3-24 months) Mine Planning Process including Operational, Mine Design, Mine Scheduling, and Equipment Scheduling
• Ensure medium term mine plan, pit design and waste dumps sequence targets are applied in the daily mine operations
• Contribute to continuous improvement and asset optimisation initiatives to enhance mining processes
• Keep abreast of developments in the mine planning field to initiate and implement projects and improvement initiatives toward contributing to business profitability and growth
• Meet mining objectives and conform to company mining standards, geotechnical and operational physical standards to ensure safe mining operations within legislative guidelines
• Manage internal and external relations, to ensure that business needs are met.
• Interface with Long Term Mine Plan as well as Short Term Mine Planning processes
• Establish and Maintain Medium Term Mine Planning Data Repository
• Collaborative with Operations-, Geology-, Maintenance- and Processing Sections
• Improve Company Profitability by Enhanced Mine Planning Techniques and Execution

• Currently (or was recently) employed in a similar position
• Highly detail-orientated and process driven
• Motivated towards continual improvement of systems and processes

• Degree in Mining Engineering from a recognised institution
• +3 Years in mining industry of which +1 years in the Technical Open Pit Planning Arena
• Experience in mine planning and scheduling is essential
• A sound working knowledge of Mining Software is required
• Strong 3D Analytical Thinking and Spatial Perception Ability
• Good communication skills in English and French required
• Strong team and communication abilities
• Motivated towards continual improvement of systems and processes

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