Senior Metallurgical Engineer

Viburnum, Missouri
Base pay + PTO + bonuses + medical, dental & vision insurance + safety days + 401(k) matc
Mar 11, 2021
May 10, 2021
Senior Metallurgical Engineer
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Are you searching for the next step in your Metallurgical Engineering Career? The Doe Run Company is looking for a Senior Metallurgical Engineer to provide expertise and extensive experience in mineral processing, pyro-metallurgical, or hydrometallurgical plant operations. This position is based out of the Southeast Missouri Mining & Milling Operations in Viburnum, MO near the beautiful Mark Twain National Forest.


  • Conduct and direct others in the execution of metallurgical research programs to improve current and create new processing techniques to be employed in Doe Run operations.
  • Conduct sampling programs, analyze data and examine for opportunities to improve current Doe Run plant operations, use experience to solve plant operation issues.
  • Communicate processes, procedures, conditions, and status to departmental employees.
  • Coach, provide guidance and develop knowledge and skill base of entry-level engineers and technical staff in the conduct of metallurgical research and principals.
  • Provide technical expertise to other divisional operations
  • Continuously observe and maintain safe work practice and environmental conditions in both the laboratory and plant work environments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience as a Metallurgical Engineer or related field.
  • Experience training and developing technical staff.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering or related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills, including ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures and quality control procedures.
  • Ability to conduct plant auditing programs in accordance with DRC requirements.
  • Ability to lead and direct Minerals Processing Unit operations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to adhere to environmental regulations.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently required to work in outdoor weather conditions, wear PPE including but not limited to eye protection, hearing protection, and foot protection.
  • Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally required to work in extreme hear (non-weather), work in confined spaces, wet, humid conditions (non-weather), vibration, working at heights of 4’ or more with fall protection.
  • Occasionally exposed to loud noise.
  • Occasionally required to wear a respirator.
  • Regularly requires walking, standing, driving and reaching with hands/arms.
  • Occasionally requires sitting, talking, hearing, stooping, crouching, kneeling and crawling, and the use of repetitive motion.
  • Requires clarity of vision, three-dimensional vision and precise hand-eye coordination.
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 15 pounds.


Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, MO.  Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at

All health and welfare benefits as well as 401K are effective on your start date!  In addition, we offer tuition reimbursement to help you grow and develop within our organization with ample opportunities for advancement.

The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

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