Operational Optimisation Consultant

Location: North West UK with frequent international travel.

Term: Permanent, Full Time.

Salary: Competitive remuneration will be offered along with a bonus scheme.

Languages: Fluency in English is required.

Main Duties

We are looking for a motivated, self-starter to join our growing team.

This will be a diverse and interesting technical position in a rapidly evolving sector. The role will have a significant focus on how technologies (typically already in place) can be better used to help operations improve. The role can be broken down into two broad remits:

Operational Studies

  • Detailed, data-driven analysis to identify a mine’s unique challenges, and to provide recommendations/a structured plan on how they may be overcome.

Development and Implementation of Technology/Data-Driven Solutions

  • Defining the mining operation business needs, typically based on aspirations or challenges of the operation. This will typically include the project objective/s, what will be measured and how, as well as the process for management.

  • Work with the teams to develop appropriate data-driven solutions to address these business needs.

  • Implement these solutions including change management and training/mentoring.

  • Demonstrate the value delivered from the project for the client.

Training and mentoring will be provided to develop the individual’s technical expertise and mining knowledge as required.

To qualify you must be:

  • Hold a degree in a subject that instils practical root cause analysis/logical methodology e.g.

  • Engineering/Operational Research/Business related degree.

  • Interested in working in a dynamic environment combining technology, software and large mining equipment.

  • Be willing to learn new skills, software tools and approaches.

  • Interested in finding innovative but practical solutions to resolve complex challenges.

  • Flexible and able to work independently.

  • A good listener (there is a consultancy element to the role).

  • A good communicator – both written and orally.

  • Able to travel globally up to 30% of the time (post-pandemic).


  • Competitive salary;

  • Bonuses according to the results of work;

  • Corporate events and travel around the world.

To Apply

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