Alfonso Munoz

Manager Optimised Mill Relining

Russell Mineral Equipment’s Manager Optimised Mill Relining is Alfonso Munoz. A role that is central to enabling RME, our partners and our Customers to deliver safer and faster relines by providing solutions to embed RME’s Optimised Relining technologies, techniques, training and tooling. Indeed, making mill reline environments safer is RME’s very reason for being.

Alfonso manages a range of functions within this role. The first of which is reviewing the competence and safe work practices of RME’s specialised reline crew to meet world’s best practice, as well as their preparedness to manage the risks encountered in confined spaces and remote locations. Secondly, with the support of this skilled crew, Alfonso completes the resource management and planning for mill relining events globally. He is also responsible for building Customer relationships and business development opportunities for the RME MILL RELINING business.

Alfonso has a long list of technical and safety credentials to his name. These range from the nationally-recognised Diploma of Work Health and Safety, Cert IV’s in WHS and Training and Assessment, through to specialised first aid, fire safety, rehabilitation, Dupont and Take-5 Safety Programs, incident investigation, decision making, change and facilitation.

Prior to joining RME in 2017, Alfonso delivered WHS advisory services to the business, giving him a glimpse of the authentic community that is RME. His first inside role was that of HSE Supervisor, then Operations Manager, Mill Relining, before succeeding to HSE Manager in 2019. Prior to RME, Alfonso’s career showcases a range of safety, training and operational roles across the asset-intensive-sector. Alfonso spent 8 years at Orica Mining Services in coordinator and team lead roles in assembly and extrusion plants – experience which developed his understanding of the risks and hazards encountered by manufacturers and mine sites, and expertise that he brings to his work at RME.