Metallurgist

Location: Mount Isa Qld Posted Date: February 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 1360D853 Careermine Job Id: 1833609
  • Residential Role
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
  • Staff Position - Super 13%


Metallurgist

Copper Concentrator
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Ref. No. CB786

Mount Isa Mines is one of the biggest mining operations in Australia located in Mount Isa, Queensland. Employing over 4000 people, Mount Isa Mines is now looking for a new member to join the team.

The Operation

Mount Isa Mines is one of Australia's oldest, largest and most complex mining operations. It is the second largest producer of copper in Australia and a key asset in Glencore's global mining portfolio.

Mount Isa Mines location and roster offers an attractive lifestyle option. With an 8:6 residential roster, our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake.

We attract the best in the industry into our teams, as we trust our people's talent and support them in delivering benchmark results. We achieve this by offering an excellent remuneration package and benefits including above market superannuation, discounts, and a strong focus on professional development. Take a look at the NQ Benefits Program Video to see the full range of benefits on offer.

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Metallurgist you will be responsible for achieving the performance targets and for improving the capability of the Concentrator plant, for implementing operational and metallurgical controls, and for delivering improvement projects.

You will use your skills and creativity to identify appropriate solutions to technical opportunities and challenges, and you will work collaborative with people within Operations, Geology, Mining, and Glencore Technology in implementing them.

You will assist the Project team in the definition and commissioning of capital projects that will expand the capability of the Copper Concentrator, and you will provide inputs and feedback to Research and Development projects.

You will liaise with Geologists, Mining Engineers, and Metallurgists within the Copper Smelter to create integrated production schedules that optimise value for the company, and you will identify best practices in partnership with Ernest Henry and the other concentrators within Glencore leveraging the platforms provided by Glencore Technology.

The annual salary for this full-time permanent role can range from $100,000 - $115,000 dependent upon the depth of experience and skillset the successful candidate will bring to the position. In addition, you will also receive housing and utilities allowances.

Your key responsibilities include:
  • Analyse plant performance on a day-to-day basis and provide consistent technical direction to Production teams;
  • Review and create metallurgical test programs and execute metallurgical audits in collaboration with Glencore Technology;
  • Identify opportunities to improve performance of the Concentrator;
  • Develop and deliver operational improvements, and support Projects team in the definition and commissioning of capital projects;
  • Create production plans and perform metal accounting functions.

The successful applicant will have:
  • Overriding commitment to safety and ability to perform in the role while behaving in line with Glencore values;
  • Tertiary qualification in Metallurgy, Engineering or related field;
  • 5+ years of operational experience working in base metals grinding-flotation operations;
  • Proficiency in using MS Office software;
  • Ability to work and influence Production and Maintenance teams.

For any further questions please contact:
Jaime Treswalt Illanes on +61 7 4744 3274


Applications Close:
7:00am, Wednesday 11 th March 2020

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