Peabody Energy

Technical Services Manager

Peabody Energy

NSW - Other, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/01/2019

Job Category:

Engineering / Management & Principal

Job description:
  • Be part of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Opportunity to have positive input to strategy, performance and sustainability
  • Residential role – Live and work close to home

About the company:
Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees.

About the role: 
We are currently seeking a Technical Services Manager to join the team at our Wilpinjong Mine. Wilpinjong is located in the developing western coalfields of NSW (48km north-east of Mudgee) and produces a high-quality thermal coal for domestic and export markets. 
Reporting to the General Manager, the scope of your role will be to manage the Wilpinjong mine planning process and implement the mine plan to meet the requirements and Peabody corporate customer needs in a safe and cost-efficient manner.
Duties will include: 

  • Project Engineering and Mine Development;
  • Lead a team of Engineers that are responsible for all aspects of short, medium and long term mine planning;
  • Improve productive capacity through the application of engineering/technical innovation;
  • Develop and maintain a short term mine plan in conjunction with production that covers all mining activities;
  • Maintain mass material balance for the short, medium and long term;
  • Provide technical support to the GM and operations departments;
  • Facilitate the coordination of production activities across the site in conjunction with sale and marketing to maintain coal quality plans to optimize sales opportunities;
  • Develop & Maintain a technical services budget;
  • Ensure that regular reporting is occurring to key stakeholders;
  • Enhance business performance by influencing mine site management and key personnel;
  • Provide mining exp