Metallurgical Technical Engineer urgently wanted: APPLY NOW
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 Technical Engineer who share our values and our belief in a better future for mining.
Could you be one of them?
As a Metallurgical Technical Engineer you will be responsible to provide technical support to the Plant Manager/Technical Manager to optimise and continually improve the Technical operation of a plant. You will ensure technical audit of the plant is conducted to required standards for plant improvement.
Your additional responsibilities will include:
Assist in scheduling of tasks for the team
Calling out specialist expertise when technical problems occur
Changing technical parameters to minimise the effect of unexpected problems
Monitor, Trend, Interpret, and Report plant Key Process Parameters for discussion with central technical structure
Conduct technical reviews and capacity studies on process equipment and plant sections
Application of best practice principles in process safety
Stopping the operation if the working conditions are unsafe
Troubleshoot and resolve operation problems within plant operating “recipe”
Ongoing support to plant production team to achieve operational goals
Provide detailed analyses of process control/plant performance relationships
Identifying employees suitable for further technical training
This role is on a Band 6 and will report to Plant Production Manager/Technical Manager.
You should have the following experience:
5 years or more post qualification experience in technical management of metallurgy processes or development projects
Experience with metallurgical smelting or refining operations will be advantageous.
Experience with second generation autoclaves or POX autoclaves will be highly advantageous.
You should have:
A Degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
Post graduate qualification will be advantageous
Valid driving license code B or EB
Knowledge and Skills required:
Good technical ability
Good technical report writing and presentation skills
Computer skills for role including data evaluation in numeric processing software (e.g. Excel)
Understanding of change management principles
Sound understanding of mass and energy balance principles
Base understanding of business case development
Good technical understanding of Process control systems
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:
We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.
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.
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 fulfill their potential.
Closing date: 7 August 2020