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Chief Metallurgist

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Discipline:
Metallurgist Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Mauritania
Region:
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Expat
Currency:
GBP£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
08-Mar-18
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
502863

Key Responsibilities:

* Ensure that Safety protocols and Operating Procedures are followed;

* Develop and maintain the metal accounting system for the Mine;

* Evaluating process performance to identify and initiate development opportunities;

* Provide technical support process unit operations on a daily basis to operations personnel maximize production and efficiencies and optimize costs;

* Design and execute test-work to determine optimal operating conditions and scale-up to plant;

* Review plant design for debottlenecking and efficiency/operability improvement and initiate, and provide financial justification for, related capital projects;

* Report on plant activities and performance indicators;

* Oversee and manage all personnel within the metallurgical department.

Qualifications:

* Tertiary qualification in Metallurgy/Mineral Processing/Chemical Engineering.

Experience:

* A minimum of 7 years experience in metallurgical process operations and/or R&D/design preferably in the base metals industry and Copper/Nickel milling and flotation circuits, in particular.

Personal Characteristics:

* Enthusiastic and pro-active in driving the operations team to achieve production targets.

* Strong understanding of metallurgical process improvement and control strategies for large-scale, continuous operating mineral processing plants;

* Good analytical skills for identifying process shortfalls, bottlenecks and implementing metallurgical testing;

* Strong leadership and supervisory skills with ability to delegate and motivate the team towards achieving production targets;

* Affinity to supervise and direct research and development work;

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills to facilitate accurate transfer of information in both an upward and downward direction; Must be able to assemble data and provide management with clear and accurate plant performance reports written in English.

Closing Date:
04/04/2018

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