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Glencore – Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Coal, Copper and Zinc)

As a Graduate Mechanical Engineer, you’ll get the opportunity to apply what you’ve studied – working in the field solving real-world challenges, challenges that span and extend beyond your discipline. You will have the opportunity to gain valued experience in engineering design, reliability and project management rotating throughout the different working areas.

The Engineering teams have a strong working relationship with the mining and metallurgical assets and life cycle management team. There is a strong focus on preventative maintenance, delivering consistent results which are reflected in the low down-time on our equipment. Whether it is working underground, on projects, or in the plant areas, your exposure to the full range of Engineering projects is unprecedented.

A typical day will involve working under the guidance of an experienced team, assisting with designing, developing, supporting the installation, operations and maintenance of equipment for surface or underground mining operations. In addition, you will also be provided with opportunities to work on electrical systems used for computing, communications and other industrial applications. Seeing the effort you invest, resolve risk and improve our business is rewarding but not without its hurdles.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Mechatronics) or similar
  • Have graduated from university within the last 2 years

Why choose Glencore?

With operations across the globe, there is a world of opportunities waiting for you at Glencore. Glencore provides unrivalled career and development prospects, great communities and the opportunity to work with leaders in your field. As part of 
Glencore's Graduate Program, you will:

  • Receive structured, professional development with a real focus on-the-job experience;
  • Have scheduled networking and social events with other graduates and members of the senior management teams;
  • Be mentored by experienced professionals in your field and receive practical support from business leaders;
  • Attend a structured Graduate Professional Development Program designed to accelerate your leadership potential; and ultimately
  • Be assisted to achieving your chosen career trajectory, with many of our graduates going on to become leaders in our business.


You will be entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits aimed at attracting and retaining our most valuable asset, our people. We offer competitive remuneration and other financial benefits including medical and insurance discounts, discounts with Virgin, Qantas and Lenovo as well as other benefits. While it is easy to focus on remuneration, other benefits include training and development, ambassadorship opportunities, health and lifestyle, recognition and reward programs as well as lifestyle rosters.



Regional Queensland (Emerald & Mackay) and New South Wales (Hunter Valley & Mudgee).

What distinguishes us from other programs is the acceleration of your skills development. We believe that rotation through a variety of teams, mining methods and locations, we can enhance your professional and practical development on a fast track towards achievement of your career goals. To support you in this growth, you will have access to our Senior Leadership team from Day 1! All of our graduates are engaged in a structured leadership development program, you have access to a mentor and a series of professional development workshops culminating in an Australia wide national conference with your peers and our business leaders.


Cobar, New South Wales.

CSA Mine is an underground copper mine located in Cobar, Central Western NSW.  Home to approximately 4,647 people, the town features modern amenities including first class education, health and social facilities. With an area of 45,609 square kilometres, the Shire is almost the same size as the whole of Tasmania.

Residential Mount Isa, North West Queensland.

Mount Isa Mines has both Copper and Zinc underground mines.  Mount Isa is a thriving city of 23,000 acting as a hub for regional business, transport, services and government in north-west Queensland.  With every sporting club you can think of, golf course, restaurants, gyms and movie theatre, there is always plenty to do.  Explore the region with some of the best fishing and camping locations right at your doorstep.

McArthur River, Northern Territory.

McArthur River Mine (MRM) produces zinc, lead and silver from an open cut mine. This is then processed and stored onsite before being transported to Loading Facility and shipped to our customers all over the world. Situated southeast of Darwin, McArthur River Mine (MRM) is a world-class zinc-lead mine with a long future ahead of it. Flying in and Out from Darwin, you spend your onsite time in a camp with a dining room, bar, gym, movie theatre, golf driving range, volleyball courts, cricket pitch, and swimming pool.

Cloncurry, North West Queensland.

At Ernest Henry Mining, the mining method is Sub-Level Caving.  Situated 150km from Mount Isa, and 38km from Cloncurry. Cloncurry is one of north-west Queensland’s agricultural and mining centres, with a population of just under 3000. As a social hub for the region Cloncurry is host to events including rodeos, races, cultural festivals, community markets and much more. The Ernest Henry Mining Village offers a wet and dry mess, well-equipped gymnasium, a swimming pool and sporting fields.

Townsville, North Queensland.

Located on the coast in tropical North Queensland, Glencore’s Townsville Operations encompass Copper Refineries Pty Ltd and Glencore Port Operations.  Our Townsville Operations mark the final link in Glencore’s fully integrated north Queensland supply chain, connecting the natural resources we produce with markets around the world.  Copper Refineries Pty Ltd is one the world’s leading electrolytic copper refineries, capable of producing 300,000 tonnes per year of premium-quality ISA brand LME Grade A copper cathode using Glencore’s proprietary IsaKIDD refining process. Glencore Port Operations at the Port of Townsville is the export gateway for our north Queensland products.

Closed 6 days ago
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Mechanical

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

  • Locations:

    Regional New South

  • Closing Date:5th Apr 2021, 1:59 pm


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