Senior Specialist - Fleet Management System (FMS)

  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

Job Description

This position is responsible for the providing overall support for  the Fleet Management System (FMS) in the Macraes open pit mine, such that the value adding potential of the system is maximised.

  • Oversee the construction, installation and ongoing maintenance of the FMS mine model.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate collection and processing of relevant fleet data and present this to system customers.
  • Maintain the FMS reporting system through the application of Power BI
  • Ensure that Mine Controllers and operators are trained in the best practice use of the FMS.
  • Manage the FMS service and support contract, to ensure the supplier meets their obligations.
  • Identify opportunities to improve fleet utilisation and efficiency.
  • Monitor system performance.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in mine fleet management.
  • Work closely with the Maintenance team and the Senior Specialist – Mine Communications & Data to ensure that the underlying network and hardware is operating effectively and efficiently.
  • Coach the Mine Controllers in the technical aspects of running the FMS
  • Assist the Mine Operations supervision in training and developing a pool of Mine Controllers across all shifts
  • Understand the procedures and processes involved with managing people and projects and apply them appropriately to the different situations
  • Challenge attitudes and behaviours to promote wider thinking


  • Full and Current Driver Licence, ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred.
  • Tertiary qualification relevant to mining (mine engineering, surveying, geology) and/or IT is preferred
  • A high degree of computer literacy, with experience in hardware, firmware, software databases and operating systems preferred
  • At least five years’ experience in an open pit mining environment, which must include a significant proportion in a production environment
  • Experience in the use of a Tier 1 Fleet Management System, or other equivalent relational databases

Additional Information

  • Full time Permanent role (Monday to Friday), eligible for 9-Day Fortnight roster.

  • Live and work in the stunning region of Otago, NZ. No more FIFO!

  • Excellent remuneration package including free Southern Cross Healthcare.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:


**Applications close 28 December 2023. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


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