Process Engineer / Metallurgist, Mineral Processing / Geo-Metallurgy – Ref: 1092470

Ref: 1092470

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Honours
Other Formal Qualification: BSc Hons: Metallurgy
Annual Package Range: ZAR 251 000 - 350 000, per annum.
Total years experience: 6--10 Years

Current/recent job title: Process Engineer/Metallurgist

Process Engineer / Metallurgist, Mineral Processing / Geo-Metallurgy Process Engineer / Metallurgist, Mineral Processing / Geo-Metallurgy

11 insights about our Metallurgist/ Process Engineer primarily interested in Geo-Metallurgy, Process Operations, Design & Commissioning of Mineral Processing Plants and Water Treatment.

Project management of multi-disciplinary mining, metallurgy, industrial research and commercial projects; compiling of research & commercial project proposals, outlining the project scope, the time frame of the project, the required cost plan and revenue through SAP. Managing costs and expenses within approved budget to achieve essential and expected results. Conducting metallurgical test work (bench scale and pilot test) on field and laboratory samples in order to analyse the behaviour of an ore for further processing. Identifying issues and bottlenecks in metallurgical or processing circuits and correcting, mitigating or improving the processes. Involved in financial business concepts ranging from scoping to feasibility studies. Performing HAZOP studies. Conducting presentations for clients to propose an optimisation test work programs on their operations.

1.Contribution Compass Profile (natural energy profiling tool): Conductor
2. Skill area of competence
: Project Management, Froth Flotation, Gravity concentration, Process Mineralogy, Gold hydrometallurgy, Project Planning and Execution,
Data Compilation and Analysis, Technical Report Writing, Process optimisation, Problem Solving, Punctuality, Quality control and Assurance, Communications.
3. Career summary: 6 years mining: Gold-2, Platinum and Chrome-3, Manganese-1.
4. Achievements: His greatest achievement was completing the multiple projects which generated a huge amount of money in a single financial year.
5. Years of experience range: 6 to 10 years
6. Nationality: South African
7. Discipline: Extractive Metallurgy
8. Qualifications/Affiliations/ Prof Registrations: BSc (Hons) Met Eng / B.Tech Met Eng / NDip Extractive Met Eng / Candidate Technologist (ECSA) / SAIMM
9. Software Skills: Project management, Business Analysis, Process mineralogy, SAP, Microsoft Office
10. Annual package range Total Fixed Cost of Employment (TFCE): ZAR 251 000 – 350 000, per annum.
11. Location Preference: I am open to positions nationally (South Africa).

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: Tshivenda, Zulu, Sesotho, Sepedi

Designation: Metallurgist

Highest qualification type: Honours

University: University of Pretoria

Company size: ‘501 – 1000

Division: Research and Development / Testing and Laboratory

Seniority level: Degreed Engineer – Junior / Lead / Senior / Principal / Chief

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: African/Black

Nationality: South African

Highest Formal Qualification: BSc Hons: Metallurgy

University in another country: Vaal University of Technology

Current / most recent job title?

Process Engineer/Metallurgist

Primary purpose of current/most recent position: My role involves project management of multi-disciplinary mining, metallurgy, industrial research and commercial projects. As a chief investigator of various projects, my responsibilities involve compiling of research and commercial project proposal, outlining the projects scope, the time frame of the project, the required cost plan and revenue through SAP. Managing costs and expenses within approved budget to achieve essential and expected results. My responsibilities include: · Conducting metallurgical test work (bench scale and pilot test) on field and laboratory samples in order to analyse the behaviour of an ore for further processing. · Ensure that proper health and safety documentation is generated for projects and tasks that are consistent with engineering policies and procedures. · Identifying issues and bottlenecks in metallurgical or processing circuits and correcting, mitigating or improving the processes. · Analysing technical data and documents to prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders. · Involved in financial business concepts ranging from scoping to feasibility studies · Performing HAZOP studies · Providing coaching and mentoring to the subordinates which include Operators and GDP students · Conducting presentations for clients to propose an optimisation test work programs on their operations

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose: Conducting metallurgical test work Conducting mineralogical work Plant visits.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Process Engineer/Metallurgist who possess a great combination of skills and experience in Process Mineralogy and Minerals Processing.Proven track record to manage the big projects and currently seeking an opportunity in a competitive environment to will extend plant, process development, and consulting and project management skills to develop, improve and optimise processes to increase productivity at minimal operational costs.

Ideal business title: 1. Process Engineer 2. Senior Process Engineer 3. Plant Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position: 1. Solving minerals processing plant problems. 2. Plant commissioning.

Skill area of competence: An opportunity to achieve career advancement and extend my plant, process development, and consulting and project management skills to develop, improve and optimise processes to increase productivity at minimal operational costs. My interests lie primarily in geo-metallurgy, process operations, design and commissioning of minerals processing plants and water treatment.

Career summary: 6 years mining: Gold-2, Platinum and Chrome-3, Manganese-1

What do you absolutely love doing? I love working with people and sharing knowledge.

Ideal company (culture and values): A progressive and Innovative Company with vast career opportunities.

Motivation to move (please select): Career growth

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

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