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Junior Process Engineer – Ref: 1024292

Ref: 1024292

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Higher National Diploma - Metallurgical Engineering
Annual Package Range: ZAR 351 000 - 450 000
Total years experience: 3--5 Years

Current/recent job title: Junior Process Engineer

Discipline: Metallurgical Engineering (Higher National Diploma). Industry in: Mining, years of experience range: c. 3 to 5 years, annual package range: South African rand (ZAR) 351 000 – 450 000, per annum. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.

Career summary: 4 years production management (ferro alloys), 6 months sales (electric cable assemblies), 4 months process engineering (mining). Has worked with crushers, screens, spirals, cyclones and has some experience with DMS equipment. Been responsible for managing 60 people; democratic leader with good people skills.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English

Designation: Process Technician

Highest qualification type: h. Higher National Diploma

University: Tshwane University of Technology

Division: Manufacturing / Production / Plant / Producing Commodities

Seniority level: Technician / Foreman / Supervisor (all disciplines)

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Current / most recent job title?

Junior Process Engineer

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Optimisation and upgrading of milling plant to achieve better production rates and to lower the cost of production.

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

My goal is to comply in full with the MHSA.
Ensure that all personnel work safely and that no injuries occur.
All machines and systems must maintain a very high availability, no breakdowns and all to run within budgets.
All personnel are well trained and aware of targets and what is expected of them.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I am a self-starter and perfectionist. I function well in teams, and have experience in Engineering and Mining. Whichever challenge comes my way, I have to find a solution and prove that the solution is a well thought through approach, involving others and sharing credit to those who deserve it.I enjoy sharing knowledge to others as well as learning from others.

Ideal business title:

Production manager
Operational manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

To lead and provide strategies for successful and safe Engineering practices. Build strong teams who will deliver excellent products and services. I am very good at steering teams to find the best approaches to challenges.

Career summary:

4 Years production management in ferro alloys
6 months sales engineer: Electric cable assemblies
4 months process engineer: mining


Introduced a rotary drying system to remove any volatile substances in process to minimise possible injuries.
New quality system introduced which minimised returns from customers. There was no quality system before.
New SOP’s were created as it was non-existing.


My strength, good communicator, self starter, people’s person, relate to people, very analytical. Can be strict when necessary but always fair.


I think I give to much to companies, loyalty to companies that don’t appreciate it, work 18 hours etc and don’t even get a thank you for it.

What do you absolutely love doing?

Work in a project environment, where I can lead and steer a group of people. I also enjoy to motivate people and create environments where people can explore and become daring, aiming to solve problems. I also love to travel and learn form others, to the extent of implementing learnings into my challenges

Ideal company (culture and values):

Would like to work for a company where people are valued, having a culture of respect for others, looking forward to come to work, have fun in the work environment. One should be allowed to show initiatives, clear goals must be available. A company which is stable, showing good growth.

Motivation to move (please select): End of contract

Location Preference: I am open to positions nationally (in my country).

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