Process Autoclave and Floatation Operator

  1. Full-time
  2. Macraes

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Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values – Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork – which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

Check us out - www.oceanagold.com

OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply below

Applications close 13 October, 2023.  Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Job Description

Responsible for continuous improvement of the flotation and autoclave circuits at Macraes processing plant..Ensuring that all work is carried out in accordance with standard operating procedures and with the highest standards of safety.

Key responsibilities:-

  • Completing all relevant documentation to ensure accurate record keeping e.g. log sheets, logbooks and checklists.
  • Liaise with other operators,  gold room staff and plant personnel to minimise downtime.
  • Completing a handover with incoming/outgoing area operators each shift. 
  • Assist with mechanical/electrical/ metallurgical tasks as required ensuring maximum availability of the Processing Plant. 
  • Give information and instruction to the Process Control Room Operator to make plant adjustments.
  • Carry out maintenance repairs and improvements when required.


  • OSH approved Forklift license, or similar would be well regarded.
  • Skid Steer Loader experience an advantage
  • Full and Current Driver Licence, ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred.
  • Previous processing plant experience, or similar, will be well regarded

Additional Information

  • 7 on, 7 off shift roster.
  • Free Southern Cross private medical.
  • Enjoy career development opportunities at New Zealand's largest gold mine.
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