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Data Scientist (Data Analyst / Mining / Processing / Programming / Machine Learning) – Gauteng, South Africa

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Data Analysis/Data Management Jobs
South Africa
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
CA Mining
Job Ref:

Reference Number: 388-0506LH

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Data Scientist with experience in surface mining and processing operations to join their team based at their Gauteng head office.


  • Data analysis, processing, modelling and interpretation for the creation of actionable plans for all sites across the region.
  • Stakeholder liaison to identify problems and opportunities for data-driven solutions, driving innovation and the implementation of creative solutions.
  • Collecting, cleaning and manipulating large datasets to extract insights and generate predictive models.
  • Utilizing advanced statistical and machine learning to build and deploy models capable of accurate predictions to provide suitable recommendations.
  • Providing reports, visualization and presentations to stakeholders on findings.
  • Develop scalable and efficient data pipelines and workflows.
  • Continuous improvement of models and algorithms.
  • Remaining abreast of data science and machine learning technologies and providing recommendations on adoption of these within the business.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering – Industrial, Chemical, Process, Metallurgical, Electrical or similar.
  • Post graduate qualification in data science preferred.
  • 5 years previous experience in data science for surface mining and processing operations.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of machine learning algorithms.
  • Well-versed in various programming languages and data visualization tools.
  • Previous experience in the deployment of machine learning within production environments.
  • Experience with database technologies and warehousing.
  • Strong skills in data analysis, manipulation, cleaning and wrangling.
  • Able to produce reports and presentations in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Projects).
  • Medically fit to be able to pass mine site medical examinations.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent contract.

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Leanne Laas at

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Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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