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Scheduler - Minerals

Company: Rio Tinto
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Mine Scheduling Engineer* A company with a world-class reputation for safety and performance* Develop and communicate short-range mine plans to key stakeholders for the Bingham Canyon's mineral deposit.* Excellent opportunity to develop your career and further develop your technical expertise - Bingham Canyon Mine (Kennecott)About the roleAll progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.We are looking for a Mine Scheduling Engineer to be a key member of the Mine Scheduling and Projects team. The responsibility of this role will be to support the development of short-range mine plans and strategies to maximize value of the Bingham Canyon resource and mitigate business risk.This role is a great opportunity, you will actively work with multiple stakeholders across the value stream to facilitate best practice and develop mine planning skills in production scheduling.In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible. Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.Reporting to the Manager - Mine scheduling and projects, your functions will include:* Utilize mine planning and scheduling tools to create optimal mine designs and schedules.* Evaluate the success of mining plans through effective reconciliation.* Working with the Concentrator schedulers, Ore Body Knowledge and Integrated Operations teams to optimize the Ore delivery and processing strategies.* Work with Geotechnical and Geology personnel to assure safe and optimal mine designs and plans.* Effectively communicate mine plans to several groups at varying level of detail via presentations, written methods and face to face communication.What you will need for this roleTo succeed in this role, you will have:* S. Degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent* 3+ years' experience working in a large open pit mine environment as a mine planner or similar role* Experience working in mine technical teams* Experience leading technical mining projects* Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in MS Office* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization* Strong communication, reasoning, and critical thinking skillsIt will also be beneficial if you have:* Experience with Minesight or similar mine design program* Mine Operations Experience* Experience in an open pit mine control room* Experience with RTVis* Experience with lean, six-sigma, management of change, and safety system programsWhat we offer* Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.* A work environment where safety is always the number one priority* A competitive salary package with annual cash incentive awards for eligible employees* Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions* Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs and pension plan* Wellbeing benefits* Generous Rio Tinto employee share program* Employee Assistance Program* Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter* Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)Where you will be workingRio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through strategic partnerships, charitable giving and sustainable development practices.About Rio TintoEvery idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins witha first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium - the world's first to be certified "responsible" - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines that power cities and our boron helps feed the world and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.Every Voice MattersAt Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VRio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit for more information.To learn more Rio Tinto Kennecott, please visit our website: RITM

Keywords: Rio Tinto, Salt Lake City , Scheduler - Minerals, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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