Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne Group Office
MMG Limited is a global resources company that mines, explores and develops base metal projects globally. We are a substantial producer of copper, lead, gold and silver. Headquartered in Melbourne, we are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx 1208) and Australian Securities Exchange (MMG). With mining projects and operations in Australia, Africa, The Americas and South East Asia, we offer a rare and unique opportunity to work with a global perspective.
MMG's Marketing and Sales department is responsible for the sale of all output produced by the company's operations. The department's activities include identifying and securing customers, monitoring metal and concentrate market conditions, negotiating sales contracts, scheduling and arranging delivery to customers as well as invoicing and collecting payment. Marketing staff are based in MMG's Melbourne and Vientiane offices and are highly valued for the significant contribution they make to our company. As part of a recent retirement, the position of Shipping and Scheduling Superintendent has become vacant.
Reporting to the General Manager Marketing, this role is responsible for arranging timely and cost effective delivery of concentrate to MMG customers around the world This requires coordination between the mines and sales staff in order to schedule shipments so that customer requirements are met while minimising overall freight costs and stock levels. The incumbent then negotiates the shipping arrangements to meet these requirements. The shipping contracts include both longer term contracts of affreightment as well as spot fixtures. The major portion of the workload is currently associated with Las Bambas but it also covers shipments from Golden Grove, Rosebery and in future, Dugald River.
We seek a person with a strong background in marine chartering and scheduling. Applicants should be able to demonstrate hands-on experience with commercial and operational aspects of bulk shipping while experience in containerised shipping and land logistics would also be well regarded. Candidates should also have a proven track record of balancing multiple inputs in a dynamic logistics environment to achieve optimal shipping and sales results.. An ability to work across multiple time-zones and cultures is important as is capability in information systems across the Microsoft Office suite of programs and SAP.
With a strong service delivery focus and outstanding relationship building skills, you are a proven problem solver with an exceptional ability to effectively work towards deadlines and influence across all levels. You will possess strong skills in stakeholder engagement and management and enjoy working collaboratively to deliver solutions.
This is a permanent position which offers you a challenging and rewarding role in a friendly team environment. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and market rates. Located in the heart of Southbank, the office is easily accessible and central to a variety of amenities.
All applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not be accepting any submissions from recruitment agencies.
Advertised: 19 Oct 2016 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 02 Nov 2016 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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