Company : Mining Company (Copper)
Location : Northern Cape
This is an exciting opportunity with great career prospects for a Metallurgist coming with a few years mining experience.
In working within a copper mining environment, there is a tangible succession plan for someone proving to be competent and career minded.
Date Posted : 11th March 2021
Qualifications : Relevant Degree in Chemical Engineering / Metallurgy Etc
Assignment : Permanent - Relocation required
Lead of the production and technical team by setting performance standards and educating on managing product quality.
Optimise plant and equipment utilisation, liaising with the maintenance team to ensure delivery of prescribed service and maintenance strategy.
Liaise with support stakeholders for proper service delivery.
Monitor the production performance of concentrator processes (crushing, milling & flotation) on a daily basis and ensuring that production targets are met.
Continuously focus on process improvement to meet production targets and customer expectations.
Assist with the creation of managing change process and ensuring continuous update for risk assessment when required.
Ensure team compliance to SHEQ standards and operational licensing.
Coordinate commissioning and optimisation projects (ore sorters and new flotation plant).
Execute standby duties for the concentrator management after hours and weekends.
Review metallurgical procedures and recommend amendments as needed
Analyse and improve concept in the plant Continuous improvement
Improve plant operating performance; reduce waste and delays; promote cost reductions; and achieve a high level of operating efficiency.
Monitor and analyse key metallurgical performance indicators of process operations and recommend corrective actions to the operations team;
Provide technical engineering support to projects from study phase thorough construction and commissioning.
Analyse all customer requirements and maintain optimal level of quality for all production activities according to the required ISO standards.
Physical plant inspections and quality spot checks
Compile and submit plant downtime reports and monthly reports
Review log sheets & analyse data and identify deviations
Evaluate current and potential processing methods.
Provide technical support to all engineering personnel in ensuring that the engineering department provides a fully function, effective and flexible workforce
Train and implement company standards, policies and operating methods and procedures to all personnel including company SOPs, OSHA, safety and other regulatory requirements.
Participate in accident investigation processes, ensuring a safe working environment for employees and / or contractors by driving good housekeeping standards.
Train, coach and develop team members and implement proper succession planning for the future.
Relevant degree in chemical / metallurgical engineering
5 - 8 yrs. experience within a mining environment
At least 5 yrs. experience within a management capacity
Able to reside in the Northern Cape on a permanent basis on disciplinary action and otherwise participate in the disciplinary action process as necessary.