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Title:  Senior Process Engineer

Req ID:  1712
City:  Moranbah
State:  QLD
Country/Region:  AU
Postal Code:  4744
Department:  Prep Plant

About the role:

We are currently seeking a Senior Process Engineer at our Coppabella Moorvale Joint Venture (CMJV). Our CMJV consists of 3 open-cut operations located approximately 140 kilometers southwest of Mackay that produce premium low-volatile pulverised coal (LV-PCI) for export markets. This role is flexible and can be residential from Moranbah/ Nebo DIDO or FIFO from Brisbane, on a 9 day fornight roster.


Reporting to the CHPP Superintendent, the scope of your role will include the delivery of production against targets through the provision of effective process engineering input in to CHPP operations.


Duties will include:

  • Support and coach safety improvements across both CMJVs CHPPs and the broader mine site
  • Work collaboratively with a high performing and agile team to deliver on all safety, quality and productivity goals
  • Provide leadership, coaching and development on to the production teams to build their capabilities in process trouble shooting and metallurgical performance
  • Monitor and manage the metallurgical performance of the CHPP including identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Day to day reporting and reagent management for the CHPPs various stakeholders
  • Identify improvement opportunities and implement them through projects


The lifestyle:

This position is offered on a 9 day fortnight (Monday to Friday, Monday to Thursday) roster and can allow for a residential (Moranbah or Nebo), DIDO or FIFO lifestyle. Employees living residentially may have access to a $15,000 housing allowance and may have the ability to salary sacrifice up to 50% of rental payments.


About you:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mineral Processing, Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering)
  • Effective communicator and ability to work autonomously
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitasking, collaboration and coaching
  • Resilience and coping under pressure 
  • Ability managing ambiguity


About Peabody:

Peabody was founded in 1883 and has grown to be a leading 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 employs over 4,000 people and have 18 operations in the United States and Australia. Our employees are guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.


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Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Peabody is a globally diverse company which offers an inclusive work environment to engage, recognise and develop employees. The company values the power of inclusion and diversity as a competitive advantage and is committed to increasing the number of diverse employees throughout its operations. We welcome applications from all diversity groups to assist us in honouring our commitment.


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