Senior Metallurgist

POSTED: 12 Oct 2022
STATUS: Open
JOB NUMBER: 1307

THE ROLE The purpose of this role is to provide metallurgical leadership & support to the Mill with the objective of safely producing low cost, high quality zinc concentrate.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Provide technical support where product and process developments are implemented to ensure optimum concentrate quality meeting company smelting and marketing objectives.
  • Identify and provide solutions for quality problems found by inspection and test planning.
  • Provide technical input to improve the quality of work in the technical section and the metallurgical laboratory.
  • Senior Metallurgist is responsible for assaying and assay lab, and develop lab processes/procedures.
  • Promote QA/QC
  • Coordinate with production personnel to ensure the Mill operates to optimum metallurgical standards.
  • Lead process continual improvement be it coaching and mentoring the operating teams or physical improvement to the process units within the plant.
  • Determine processing improvements be it physical plant design or process changes from conceptual to implementation in line with targets and long term operational strategy.
  • Development of metallurgical improvements through conceptualization of improvement items through to planning and execution in an organized and clear process.
  • Specific bench testing and plant testing or plant surveys are the responsibility of the Senior Metallurgist to lead, drive and arrive at recommended overall process improvements.
  • Comply with policies, procedures, agreed values and behaviors and Code of Conduct
  • Effective people management of staff by setting clear performance objectives, providing regular feedback and development through coaching and training of employees in the production teams

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Qualifications in Metallurgy or relevant degree
  • Minimum eight years experience in a Plant Metallurgist role preferably in a base metal and flotation plant with a minimum 3 years at a senior metallurgist level.
  • Hands on experience in plant operation be it through successive operating roles or through project management or plant operational improvement projects will be considered

 

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Job Summary



LOCATION
Tennessee

COMPENSATION
DOE Market Competitive

RELOCATION
Company Assistance Provided

FIELD
Mineral Processing




CONTACT
Cilene Zepeda
720-784-7770
czepeda@miningsearch.com


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