Metallurgical Production Engineer required immediately: APPLY HERE

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Metallurgical Production Engineer required immediately: APPLY HERE

Company Description:

Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium.

We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world – from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

We’re looking for talented Metallurgical Production Engineer who share our values and our belief in a better future for mining.

Could you be one of them?

Job Description:

As a Metallurgical Production Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring that the plant process operates effectively. You will coordinate labour, equipment and services as required for the role. The role has the legal accountability with a 2.6.1 appointment in terms of the MHSA.

Your additional responsibilities will include:

Assist in scheduling of tasks for the team
Calling out specialist expertise when technical problems occur
Veto on individual resources on the team
Application of best practices principles in process safety
Stopping the operation if the working conditions are unsafe
Stopping the operation if operating standards are not being complied to with a potentially serious impact on the process
Agreeing employees leave and overtime in the team
Identifying employees suitable for further training
Disciplining of employees within agreed parameters and procedures
This role is on a Band 6 and will report to Manager Production.

You should have the following experience:

5 years or more post qualification experience in the management of plant operations
Experience with metallurgical smelting or refining operations will be advantageous
Experience with second-generation autoclaves or POX autoclaves will be highly advantageous


You must have:

A Degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or chemistry
Management Development Programme will be advantageous
Valid driving license code B or EB

Knowledge and Skills required:

Good technical ability
Knowledge of the best utilization/business applications of management and plant processing
Computer skills for role including Business systems e.g. SAP
Good technical understanding of Process control systems
SHE systems management
Management systems implementation and maintenance thereof
Understanding of change management principles

Additional information:

What we offer:

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are?

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

Inclusion and Diversity:

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

How we are committed to your safety:

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

Closing date: 7 August 2020

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