Plant Metallurgist

Location: Residential Role - Mine Cobar NSW Posted Date: February 8, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 030A2B7B Careermine Job Id: 1833205
  • Residential Role - Mine Cobar NSW
  • Attractive Remuneration Package or Additional Employee Benefits
  • Monday to Friday Roster

CSA Mine is a high-grade underground copper mine located in Cobar, Central Western NSW. Employing over 300 people, CSA Mine is now looking for a new member to join the team.

The Operation

CSA Mine is an underground mine operation with a unique high-grade copper ore body which is treated in a grinding-flotation-filtration process plant to produce a copper-silver concentrate. This operation is part of Glencore's Australian Copper business group. Our Operation receives technical support from Glencore technology when required.

CSA's location and roster offers an attractive lifestyle option. CSA Mine is located 14km north of Cobar in New South Wales and the role is residential Monday to Friday Roster. This allows our people to come back home every day living in a well resource town with a subsidised housing arrangement, access to the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, and access to gym facilities. Cobar is centrally located to a number of large regional towns and facilities.

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 which includes above market superannuation, quarterly incentive bonuses, and professional development plans.

The Role

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

  • Monitor and report plant performance with the aim of ensuring production targets are met
  • Undertake technical investigations to optimise/improve plant performance and concentrate quality
  • Initiate projects as directed by the Senior Metallurgist, ensuring quality and costs meet expectations
  • Conduct mill, flotation cells and cyclone inspections during shutdowns and provide technical support to maintenance team for servicing
  • Assist with production planning
  • Monitor performance of the OSA and PSI ensuring service arrangements are being carried out and calibrations are performed to the required standard
  • Any other task as directed by your supervisor.

  • 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;
  • 2+ 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.