Applications Engineer

Job overview

  • Deadline: 17 Apr
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Perth WA, Western Australia, Brisbane QLD, Queensland
  • Job-ID: R0025647
  • Job category: Engineering
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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Mining Applications Engineer – Brisbane / Canning Vale

Are you an Engineer with mining experience that shares our passion for digital and operational transformation and how technology solutions can resolve some of the most pressing challenges associated with minerals extraction?

Do you want to leverage your site experience and be at the forefront of a world of innovation, commitment, engineering expertise and lots of imagination?

Is joining one of the most recognized sustainable industrial companies in the world high amongst your values? Where working in an entrepreneurial environment, with the backing of a global company, ensures that innovation, sustainability, safety, and ethics are top priorities?

Do you want to be part of a winning team and work in a culture based on fair play, empowerment, positive connections, and collaboration, where the key to success is driven by an inclusive and diverse workplace?

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a global leader in the supply of value, equipment, tools, services, support and technical solutions for the mining and construction industry. We offer a diverse range of opportunities through our businesses and cross-border networks, enabling you to explore your potential and thrive.

The role

A Mining Applications Engineer is responsible to engage during the specification, design, optimization and transformation project stages associated with the implementation and integration of digital technologies and deployment of system solutions with new and existing customers. This role is a parental leave cover until March 2022.

This role is a full-time requirement, however Sandvik recognises the desire for flexible working options. Flexible employment arrangements are considered upon application.

Areas of responsibility

  • Support the sales group in generating business by assisting with mining application or method knowledge, product selection, packaging several products or services and identifying value opportunities, including product enhancements, that suit client applications.
  • Review the customer base at large and determine current mine methods used, tonnages and equipment used in these various applications to identify opportunities to provide enhanced solutions based upon value and sustainable outcomes.
  • Assist with and conduct mining application productivity or operational improvement studies, capacity expansion studies and cost optimisation studies of existing strategic customer operations with a view to deliver performance improvement solutions.
  • Analyse data and mining processes to identify operational bottlenecks and recommend continuous improvement options.
  • Review mine design and layout with a view to performance optimization using Deswik CAD.

Your profile

Mining, Industrial or Mechatronics Engineering and at least 3 years' experience including site exposure within the mining industry. Previous experience with the Drill & Blast process would be a distinct advantage, as would exposure to hard rock operations.

We are looking for someone with a relevant professional background and experience, willing to leverage that in an innovative and creative way to deliver improved operational performance in a world focused on value and sustainability.

With your strong analytical skills, you are proficient with systems such as PowerBI, data mining and analysis, with solid design experience, ideally utilising Deswik CAD and have an eye for continuous improvement.

Additionally, you are well organized, can work autonomously, have a strong attention to detail and will have problem-solving skills. You are willing to work in a collaborative manner with both internal and external stakeholders. You can travel up to 50% of the time to customer sites both interstate and internationally.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • 12% Superannuation
  • Paid Professional Membership to a relevant industry body
  • An Employee Benefits Program including salary sacrifice options, bonus scheme, and Length of Service Recognition program
  • Company funded paid parental leave which includes superannuation contributions during the leave period
  • Training and development opportunities for employees such as internal programs or contributions towards external studies
  • A Sandvik Wellness Program for employees’ who want to improve their health and wellbeing

Our Company and Culture

We conduct business in a sustainable and responsible manner. To achieve this, we always act in line with our high ethical standards, putting safety first and always showing consideration for the environment and the communities in which we operate. The safety and well-being of our employees and the environment are our core values. Finally, we care about others and build relationships based on honesty, respect and trust.

At Sandvik, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Sandvik is proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and benefits here.

Recruitment Specialist
Caitlin Farley

07 3621 1823

Applications close: 17 April 2021 or sooner if the right applicant is found

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2019, the Group had approximately 40,000 employees and revenues of about 100 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.

Deadline: 17 Apr
Job-ID: R0025647

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