Mining Engineer

Job location:
Elche de la Sierra, Spain
Created moment:
April 13, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07180

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Mining Engineer

Job Summary

Key Tasks and Responsabilities:

  • Operational management of the operation - implementation of the workings plan.

  • Follow-up of Life of Mine and Mid term planning done by the Mine Resource Planning Team for Geology and Mining and presentation of the appropriate improvements.

  • Implementation, maintenance and execution of the rehabilitation plan.

  • Fulfillment of the production budget of the Elche de la Sierra mine.

  • Management and organization of the necessary resources to achieve production volume and quality (personnel, machinery, consumables, cost, extraction, efficiency, etc.).

  • Coordination of auxiliary tasks necessary to ensure the main activity.

  • Resolution of production and personnel incidents 

  • Coordinate and supervise the external company subcontracted for the execution of blasting campaigns, when necessary. 

  • Reporting to production management.

  • The Mine Engineer will be responsible for EHS rules compliance to spanish legislation and company's own EHS protocols, demonstrating leadership in EHS through all his interactions

  • Supervision of the development of the Ground Control Management Plan, its implementation and evolution during the life of the mine. 

Other important functions:

  • Periodic drone flights for production control (not essential)

Education and Experience requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Mining Engineering or Degree in Mining Engineering.

  • 5 years minimum of mining related field experience (quarrying or similar).

  • It is important that the person has assumed a similar position. 

  • Proficiency in Surpac, Datamine, or other 3D software in mining design, plus knowledge of mine planning. 

  • Language: English (Upper intermediate)

  • It will be valued as a plus: Drone license.

    Knowlege, skills, abilities and other characteristics:

    We are looking for an organized, decisive person with a high capacity for work and technical and personnel management.

    Position Type

    Full time



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