Geology Manager


Do you have a vision to contribute to a sustainable future though managing a globally significant geological resource? Join Lynas Rare Earths as we embark on our global expansion journey to help shape a new future.Lynas Rare Earths is an established ethical and environmentally responsible producer of rare earth materials and is the only significant producer of separated rare earth materials outside of China, boasting a life of mine of more than 20 years. Our products are used in many de-carbonising applications, including electronic devices, wind turbines, hybrid, and electric vehicles.Our people work in an environment where safety is central to the role and support is always at hand. You will work as part of the Mt Weld team supplying products to downstream operations around the globe so you can expect to build excellent connections with your colleagues.The Opportunity:We are seeking an experienced Geology Manager to provide people leadership, strategic vision, and management of technical excellence for the sustainable planning, execution and continuous improvement in the Mt Weld geology and hydrology work. The role leads a team to deliver resources and reserves for extraction and processing of ores to customer specifications. Reporting to the Executive GM, Resource Development and Operations, this is a permanent fly in/fly out (FIFO) role from Perth to Mt Weld Operations on an 8/6 roster. You will be Responsible for:Mentoring and supporting the training and development of Geologists, Hydrologists and Geological TechniciansBuilding effective teams, including planning, and organising resourcesIdentification of exploration hazards and principal mine hazards and use of risk management for the safe design and operation of exploration and grade control activitiesManagement of land tenements, decision making for relinquishing and securing tenements and conversion between forms of tenureApplication of the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (JORC) 2012 for increasing mineral resources and ore reservesSupervision of drilling programs, cost control and QA/QC for sample collection and samplingManaging through integrated management systems and knowledge management Skills and experience required for this role:Extensive experience in economic geology in both production roles and exploration project managementUnderstanding of geo-metallurgy and the effects of mineralogy and host geology on mineral processing responseUse of geology databases, data management, data analytics and visualisation and managing software knowledge systemsAbility to identify priorities, plan, budget and assign work within a teamContract management, contractor management and project management to achieve schedule and cost targetsWritten communication to diverse stakeholders including company executives, governments, and shareholdersRelevant Bachelor’s degree in GeologyAusIMM or AIG membershipWe welcome and encourage applications from women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTIQA+ community, mature age workers, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds. Lynas acknowledges First Nations people and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual traditions, and stories. 246975 AUD Perth 6000

Geology Manager

Do you have a vision to contribute to a sustainable future though managing a globally significant geological resource? Join Lynas Rare Earths as we embark on our global expansion journey to help shape a new future.

Lynas Rare Earths is an established ethical and environmentally responsible producer of rare earth materials and is the only significant producer of separated rare earth materials outside of China, boasting a life of mine of more than 20 years. Our products are used in many de-carbonising applications, including electronic devices, wind turbines, hybrid, and electric vehicles.

Our people work in an environment where safety is central to the role and support is always at hand. You will work as part of the Mt Weld team supplying products to downstream operations around the globe so you can expect to build excellent connections with your colleagues.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced Geology Manager to provide people leadership, strategic vision, and management of technical excellence for the sustainable planning, execution and continuous improvement in the Mt Weld geology and hydrology work. The role leads a team to deliver resources and reserves for extraction and processing of ores to customer specifications. Reporting to the Executive GM, Resource Development and Operations, this is a permanent fly in/fly out (FIFO) role from Perth to Mt Weld Operations on an 8/6 roster.

 You will be Responsible for:

  • Mentoring and supporting the training and development of Geologists, Hydrologists and Geological Technicians
  • Building effective teams, including planning, and organising resources
  • Identification of exploration hazards and principal mine hazards and use of risk management for the safe design and operation of exploration and grade control activities
  • Management of land tenements, decision making for relinquishing and securing tenements and conversion between forms of tenure
  • Application of the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (JORC) 2012 for increasing mineral resources and ore reserves
  • Supervision of drilling programs, cost control and QA/QC for sample collection and sampling
  • Managing through integrated management systems and knowledge management

 Skills and experience required for this role:

  • Extensive experience in economic geology in both production roles and exploration project management
  • Understanding of geo-metallurgy and the effects of mineralogy and host geology on mineral processing response
  • Use of geology databases, data management, data analytics and visualisation and managing software knowledge systems
  • Ability to identify priorities, plan, budget and assign work within a team
  • Contract management, contractor management and project management to achieve schedule and cost targets
  • Written communication to diverse stakeholders including company executives, governments, and shareholders
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Geology
  • AusIMM or AIG membership

We welcome and encourage applications from women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTIQA+ community, mature age workers, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds. Lynas acknowledges First Nations people and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual traditions, and stories.

  • Posted Date 16 Nov 2022
  • Location Perth
    WA / Australia
  • Industry Resources & Energy
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided