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Candidate Info

Metallurgical Engineer (Senior / Lead / Principal / Chief)

Available for exploratory interviews.
Ref: EP20178107

A process engineer with experiences across multiple commodities and technologies. Passionate about continuous improvement and sustainable process engineering.

Company classification: Research and Development Industry in: Mining Metal Ore - Ferrous | Non-ferrous Highest formal qualification and other: Masters Discipline: Chemical Engineering Years of experience range: d. 6 to 10 years (c. 3 to 5 years management) Annual package range: South African Rand - ZAR Annual package range: 551 000 - 650 000, per annum Nationality: South African Home and other languages: English, Northern Sotho, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Southern Sotho, Tswana Gender: Male Ethnicity: African/Black Candidate location: South Africa Location preference: I am open to positions internationally.

I’m currently employed at a pyrometallurgy division as a Process Engineer: Technology Demonstration since 2018, where I’m responsible for research and development of pyrometallurgical processes through conducting and evaluating laboratory and pilot plant experiments. I have Bachelor of technology in Chemical Engineering from the University of Johannesburg and a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Vaal University of Technology (cum laude). I'm passionate, strategic and always strive for excellence in all my duties. Due to my passion for sustainable process engineering I'm confident I will be an excellent addition to your client's organization to help business growth.


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Online Interview Questionnaire

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

To do research and development of existing and new Metallugical processes. To improve the efficiency and profitability of existing metallurgical processes. To develop new processes to recycle waste to foster circular economy in the mining sector.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Research and development
Development of IP's
Publish peer reviewed journals and conference papers
Demonstrate technologies at pilot scale
Present at conferences

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

A process engineer with experiences across multiple commodities and technologies. Passionate about continuous improvement and sustainable process engineering

Ideal business title:

Process Engineer, Metallurgical Engineer , Chemical Engineer

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Client interaction
Proposal preparation
Conduct test work
Business development
Co-ordinate project management activities
Commissioning of plants
Conduct process engineering calculations
Carry out process simulations
Reporting test work results

Skill area of competence:

Project management
Process engineering design
people management

Career summary:

Iron-5 years
PGM's - 3 years
Manganese-4 years
Equipment design-5 years
Research and development- 5 years

What do you absolutely love doing:

Preparing proposals, conducting process engineering calculation, project management and clients interaction

Ideal company (culture and values):

Encouraging and supporting continuous learning
Give employees chance of career advancement
Encourage and allow employee to learn from each other and teach each other


If you are looking for a Metallurgical Engineer (Senior / Lead / Principal / Chief), then do get in touch.

Call the Head Office – Gauteng, SA. + 27 10 597 0862.



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