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Oil Lab Coordinator

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Geosciences Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs, Research & Development Jobs
Chemical Engineer Jobs, Maintenance Jobs, Laboratory Jobs, Mechanical Jobs
Oil & Gas
Africa, Senegal, West Africa
Senegal All
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
on application
Teranga Gold
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Company Overview

Teranga Gold is a multi-jurisdictional West African gold company focused on production and development as well as the exploration of more than 5,000km2 of land located on prospective gold belts. Teranga operates the only gold mine and mill in Senegal, West Africa. Gold production is expected to average about 200,000 ounces annually at all-in sustaining costs in the lowest (best) quartile of industry costs allowing the Company to generate strong free cash flows. Beyond the Company’s mine plan are significant opportunities for organic growth through further exploration in Senegal and Burkina Faso in West Africa. 

This is a 2-year contract, fly-in/ fly-out role: 8 weeks on / 4 weeks off roster with travel on company time 

Summary of Role

 Reporting directly to the RAMP Superintendent, the Oil Lab Coordinator will have the following key areas of responsibilities: 

·         Develop and maintain the operations infrastructure of the Oil Lab

·         Ensure the continuous training and development of Oil Lab employees

·         Optimize the Lab’s capacity by ensuring throughput and quality according to specific requirements

·         Plan and develop operational requirements for the various areas of responsibility to ensure production and quality objectives are met

·         Monitor and review the quality for all laboratory processes and ensure accurate product results

·         Ensure all equipment and chemicals are properly managed and maintained

·         Control Lab costs with regards to resource usage, equipment maintenance and overtime

·         Provide and promote a healthy and safe work environment


Skills and Experience Required

·         Must hold a University Degree in Chemistry with two years’ of related experience laboratory or 10 years’ of related experience

·         Previous supervisory experience is a must

·         Experience in an oil laboratory with a mechanical background of machinery is an asset

·         Knowledge of laboratory operations and maintenance

·         Experience using FT-IR, Rotating Disk Atomic Emission Spectrometer, Stabinger Viscometer and Seta Flashpoint

·         Competent in MS Word and Excel

·         Able to managing databases of analytical results

·         Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate effective with various stakeholders

·         Demonstrated ability to handle high pressure situations with tight deadlines

Our Vision, Culture & Values

·         We are committed to a culture with a friendly and informal environment; dedicated and empowered people who want rewarding careers and the ability to make good decisions that positively impact the business.

·         We are a fast-growing junior miner that offers career opportunities; the work is challenging and exciting with tremendous growth and challenge.

·         Health and safety is one of our highest priorities – we have an exceptional record and strive to continuously improve all practices.

·         We are committed to social responsibility, to our people, and to supporting and sustaining the local communities.

Our Promise to You

Teranga Gold offers a competitive remuneration package, including excellent medical and dental benefits and insurance for employees and their dependents. Teranga Gold also provides excellent on-site accommodations and amenities including meals and laundry services, single accommodation quads with en-suite facilities, tennis courts, a fitness centre, a grass soccer pitch, basketball courts, internet access

If you experience difficulties submitting your CV online, please email your CV to the HR Team at Teranga Gold at

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