Junior Metallurgist / Process Engineer

Location: hartbeespoort, Gauteng, South Africa
Salary: Approx R 16 000 - R 25 000 depending on experience
Recruiter: All Recruit
Job Ref: 570
Summary: Our Client, is seeking the services of a Junior Metallurgist / Process Engineer to start as soon as possible.



Job Description

General Information and Duties:

-Bsc/BEng Metallurgy (Qualification must be a recognized university in South Africa)
-3-5 Years' experience as a Metallurgist in a Mineral Processing Plant
-Extensive knowledge and experience on flotation and PGM's
-RSA Citizens Only
-Valid driver's license
-Clear criminal record

Job Description:

-Assist in designing and managing test work programs

-3-5 Years' experience. Must ideally have both production and design experience. Production experience ideally in PGMs (But any flotation is acceptable). Must be able to do mass balancing, read & draw PDFs, P& ID's, must understand metal accounting and should ideally have done some plant optimisation work. Any management experience is a bonus.

-Extensive knowledge and experience on flotation and PGM's

-Assit in operations management, process design and review site commissioning and optimisation work. Can involve extended periods on site in remote locations (Ideally not more than 2 weeks at a time)

-Analysing results & compiling reports to clients. Reviewing site operations and providing guidance to site mettalurgist on improvements to optimise process.

-Perform test work, some of which could be physically demanding. Assist with site sampling campaigns when required.

-Occasional site work including commissioning and technical support depending in project requirements

-Candidate must be a self-starter and must be able to work under minimal supervision

-Sound knowledge on Extraction processes. Specifically flotation and density separation processes.

-Must have experience in basic design processes - mass balances, process design criteria (PDC), process flow diagrams (PFD's), equipment sizing, reviewing piping and instrumentation diagrams P&ID's)

Experience on MS Excel and MS Office Programs



-Performing OME (Order of magnitude estimates) and prefeasibility designs across a variety of commodities. (inludes mass balances, PDC, PFDs, equipment sizing and P&ID's)

Compiling and adhering test work schedules and budget

-Analysing test work results and compiling project reports when required

-Measuring and analysing operational performance data for our various sites

-Applying technical and metallurgical knowlegde

-Implementing improvement initiatives and maintaining SHE standards in work area

Job location: Hartbeespoort, North West. Some felxibility will be allowed.
Time Frame: As soon as possible
Probation Period: 3 Months
Cost to Company: R----- - R----- depending on experience


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