Viv R.

Experienced Director of Operations with a demonstrated history of working in the Mining & Metals industry

Australia
English

Experienced Director Of Operations with a demonstrated history of working in the mining & metals industry. Skilled in ISO 14001, Operations Management, Copper, Facility Management (FM), and Safety Man...see more

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Mining & Minerals
  • Sales
  • Operations

450

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Manager WA

Freyssinet
3 years
Current position
Feb 2020 - Present
Founded over 70 years ago by Eugène Freyssinet, the inventor of prestressing, Freyssinet brings together an unrivalled range of skills in the specialist civil engineering sector, offeri...see more

Project Manager

Freyssinet
4 months
Oct 2019 - Feb 2020
Founded over 70 years ago by Eugène Freyssinet, the inventor of prestressing, Freyssinet brings together an unrivalled range of skills in the specialist civil engineering sector, offeri...see more

Strategic Accounts Manager - Mining

SRG Global
6 months
Mar 2019 - Sep 2019
SRG Global is an global engineering-led specialist asset maintenance, mining services and infrastructure group.

Strategic Accounts Manager - Drill and Blast

SRG Mining (Australia) Pty Ltd
5 months
Oct 2018 - Mar 2019
SRG Global is an global engineering-led specialist asset maintenance, mining services and infrastructure group.

Director of Mining Operations

Hastings Technology Metals Ltd
3 months
Nov 2017 - Feb 2018
• Develop Hasting’s Yangibana Rare Earths Project • Oversee design and testing of processes for both the Beneficiation plants and the Hydrometallurgical circuits • Co-ordinate the devel...see more

General Manager Iron Ore

BC IRON LIMITED
6 months
Apr 2017 - Oct 2017
• Manage all aspects of the Company’s iron ore strategy, project feasibility studies and project implementation • Optimise Capital and Operating Budgets for the Buckland Project.

Principal

VR Mining Services
3 years
Jul 2015 - Oct 2018
Mining Consultancy specialising in Operations Management and Contractor/Client relationship management.

General Manager Metals

Thiess Australian Mining
2 years
Jan 2013 - Jun 2015
• Manage operations in Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory and New Zealand. Including underground gold mine in New Zealand (contract value $20m pa), open cut iron ore...see more

General Manager WA

Thiess Australian Mining
2 years
Jan 2013 - Jun 2015
• Manage operations in Western Australia, South Australia, and Northern Territory. Including open cut iron ore mine in Northern Territory (contract value $40m pa) and open cut copper/go...see more

General Manager - Operations

Roy Hill Iron Ore
8 months
Jan 2012 - Sep 2012
• Coordinate development of new 55 mtpa Iron Ore mining operation • Complete BFS • Coordinate due diligence process • Complete Operations readiness planning for a work force planned...see more

General Manager Christmas Creek

Fortescue Metals Group
3 years
Feb 2009 - Nov 2011
• Establish 6 mtpa Greenfields Iron Ore mining Operation in 9 months with contract mining and haulage of ore to FMG’s Cloudbreak mine. • Grow from 6 mtpa to 30 mtpa in 12 months includ...see more

Alliance Manager

Thiess Australian Mining
8 months
Mar 2008 - Nov 2008
• Contractor’s Site Representative • Quarry Manager • Direct responsibility for all Mining Operations involving 600 employees, 61 x 220 tonne class haul trucks, 10 digging units, Dri...see more

Operations Manager

Tiwest Joint Venture
6 years
May 2002 - Mar 2008
• Registered Manager • Responsible for all site operations including contract truck and excavator overburden removal, scraper ore mining, dredge ore mining and wet concentrator operat...see more

Mining Superintendent

Straits Resources
2 years
Jan 2000 - Oct 2001
• Manager of the Mining Department • Supervision of Mining Contract • Preparation of Mining Plans, Schedules and Budgets • Responsibility for all technical aspects of the 20 mtpa min...see more

Engineering Superintedent

REJV
1 year
Jun 1998 - Nov 1999
• Manager of Mine Technical Team responsible for short term planning. Planning Team including four (4) Mining Engineers and a six- (6) man Survey team. • Responsible for all drilling a...see more

Senior Production Engineer

Kidston Gold Mine
8 years
Jan 1989 - Jan 1997
• Mine Technical Team Leader. • Liaise between Production, Engineering, Maintenance, and Mill personnel to ensure long-term production targets are achieved. • Monitoring of cost perfo...see more

Mining Engineer

Oaky Creek Coal
1 year
Jan 1986 - Jan 1987
• Drill and Blast design. • Dragline planning and production reporting. • Monitoring of cost performance to investigate areas of potential savings.

Mining Engineer

Collinsville Coal
2 years
Feb 1984 - Jan 1986
• Underground Miner (part of Mt Isa Mines Graduate Training Scheme). • Open cut mine planning.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Mining & Minerals

Role experience

  • Sales
  • Operations