Mechanical Reliability Engineer Gold Mining Kalgoorlie Based

Experienced Mechanical Reliability Engineer Gold Mining Kalgoorlie Based

Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Reliability engineer required for continuous improvements in a gold processing plant. You will be working for a well establish gold mining company based in Kalgoorlie. This role would be residential based with no FIFO being offered.
Mechanical Reliability Engineer Gold Mining Kalgoorlie Based

About the role

Reporting to the senior reliability engineer you will be responsible for providing engineering support as part of a continuous improvements team focusing on the large gold processing plant.

Your duties will include:

  • Support the daily, weekly and monthly reporting of downtime events and the diagnosis of root causes, to assist in providing permanent rectification of defects across process plant.
  • Lead and support improvements in asset strategy and maintenance tactics, including maintenance of the CMMS and the correct holding of plant spares.
  • Conduct investigations through the application of a structured process such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), failure mode & effect analysis (FMEA), to develop action plans to increase Mean Time between Failures (MTBF) and reduce Mean Time to Repair (MTTR).
  • Coordinate plant equipment improvement trials, including technical input, tracking and reporting to ensure alignment of all trial work using the KCGM Management of Change procedure.
  • Review criticality analysis to ensure plant events are documented, tracked are prioritized through risk review.

What you’ll need to succeed

To be considered for the position your must match all of the following criteria,

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 years experience in a reliability engineering position
  • Experience in mineral processing environment or similar..
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence

What you’ll get in return

In return you will be offered a RESIDENTIAL role based in Kalgoorlie at a highly reputable gold mining company. You will be working a 5:2 roster with a competitive salary.

How to apply

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