Principal Design Engineer

Job Title: Principal Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-08-12
Reference: BH-87820
Contact Name: Laura Duncan
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2018 07:39

Job Description

Our client, a major Mining organisation, is currently recruiting for a Principal Design to join them on a staff basis. Reporting to the General Manager – Asset Management, the role Principal Design will be responsible for the technical expertise across all central operations. In this role, the Principal will be responsible for providing technical audit strategies and provide a basis of engineering reviews for the business.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Demonstrating commitment to company objectives and vision through minimising incidents related to safety, health, environmental, community or business interruptions, while delivering production and cost efficiencies 
  • Develop and own discipline related engineering stewardship framework (standard, guidelines, systems) to reduce the possibility of catastrophic business impact
  • Provide discipline related technical expertise to the operation towards management of material risk, equipment/ process performance improvement, engineering data integrity and reviews as required
  • Analyse project objective/ deliverable and review/ recommend technical and functional requirements to improve business effectiveness
  • Develop a good knowledge of discipline related technical challenges of individual operations with business impact through regular communication with key operation stakeholders
  • Develop and own periodic technical audits schedule and scope in consultation with operation to improve operation safety, integrity and compliance to standards
  • Develop a network of discipline related expertise both within and external to the business to identify value adding technology/ process and facilitate introduction
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • 15+ years mining experience
  • International and industry standards for design and maintenance
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the business and across cultural boundaries
  • Recognised as a subject matter expert in Engineering
  • Relevant experience with a multi- disciplined project and/ or operational environment
  • Greater than ten years of experience in a capital intensive or resources based entity
  • Relevant discipline engineering tertiary qualification (chemical, electrical, mechanical), having or with ability to achieve Registered Engineer status
  • Masters Qualification or better would be highly regarded
To Apply:
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