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Chief Metallurgist (Copper / Design / Operations / Professional Engineer / Process Plant) - Southern Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Chemical Engineer Jobs, Metallurgist Jobs, Mine Operation Jobs
Southern Africa
Southern Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent, Expat
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:

Reference: 024-0302LH
Job Description:
Our client is in need of a suitably qualified Chief Metallurgist with a strong background in copper processing plants to join their developing operations in Southern Africa.

  • Assist in the implementation of safe operating practices, defining production technical limits, directing metallurgical process optimization and continuous improvement, metal accounting and troubleshooting within the plant.
  • Introduce processes and systems to ensure optimum efficiency and output.
  • Management of the on-site laboratory.
  • Recruiting and management of metallurgical team members.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Tertiary metallurgical qualification (BSc degree, HND Extractive Metallurgy or similar).
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Chief Metallurgy or Plant Superintendent level roles within copper processing plants.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in the design of process plants.         
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in Southern Africa preferred.
  • Experience mentoring and training culturally diverse teams.

Contractual information:

  • Contract position.
  • Willingness to travel and work in remote locations.
Closing Date:

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