Want to contribute to a sustainable future? Join Lynas Rare Earths as we embark on our Global expansion Journey – to help shape a new future.Lynas Rare Earths was established as an ethical and environmentally responsible producer of rare earth materials and is the world’s only significant producer of separated rare earth materials outside of China, boasting a life of mine of more than 25 years, our materials are used in many future-facing applications, including electronics, wind turbines and hybrid and electric vehicles.Lynas employees work in an environment where safety is central to the role and support is always available. You will work as part of a smaller team, so you can expect to build excellent connections with your supervisors and peers. We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best selves to work because they feel safe, included and empowered. The Role:                                                            We are seeking a Senior Mining Engineer to work with our team at Mt Weld on an 8/6 roster. This role will fly in and fly out from Perth to Laverton. We are an inclusive team at Mt Weld and aim to provide training and guidance from our team members. Our Senior Mining Engineer’s duties consist of providing mining engineering technical support for the mining operation and daily supervision of the mining, crushing and haulage contractors to ensure that the mine functions effectively daily.Skills and experience required for this role:Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in MiningWestern Australian C-Class Drivers LicenceWA Quarry Managers Certificate or the ability to get one,5 to 10 year's experience within similar mining engineering roles in open-pit mining operations using contractorsExperience with Drill and Blast operations, planning and design.Familiar with best practices, safety, and environment management processesProactively support the mine planning and scheduling processes and identify constraints and opportunities to meet operational objectivesEnsure the timely and accurate daily reporting of mining performance physicals to management and the wider operations teamSolid experience with planning and mine software packages including Surpac, Minesched, MPX, Pronto and MS Office toolsProject management experience, especially in technology projects and introduction of new mining methods, such as surface minersAbility to work to tight deadlines on multiple tasksOptimising mining efficiencies through the use of technical skills and process optimisation projects Key Responsibilities:Ensure compliance with contractual and legal agreements with the Mining ContractorEnsure compliance with all statuary regulations, including the WHS Mines Regulations 2022.Communicate daily, weekly and monthly plans to the Mining Contractor to ensure the safe, timely and efficient operation of the plant and that the correct grade of ore is loaded within defined proceduresProvide technical and mining engineering support for the department and site management team.Adhere to policies and procedures to ensure that site, corporate, and legislative requirements for the open pit operation are met.Ensure the efficient use of in-house processes for identifying, reporting and managing hazards and incidents and proactively take steps to eliminate risk-taking behaviours or actionsCollect and analyse the daily, weekly, and monthly mining physicals. This includes daily and end-of-month reportingProactively identify opportunities to improve site levels of service, quality, cost, safety, health, environment, and community relationsAssist with identifying the best extraction methods and sequences for production optimisation.Identify opportunities to reduce costs of operation whilst meeting all quality, HSE and delivery standardsBenefits include:Stability - Mt Weld Mine has a 20+ year mine lifeAnnual Bonus SchemeSalary continuance scheme and life insurance (through Superannuation)Continual development and ability to expand your careerSalary Sacrifice optionsLaverton Sports Club MembershipWe invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. Lynas acknowledges First Nations people as and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.  AUD Perth 6000