Technician - Processing (M)

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Jan 14, 2022
Feb 13, 2022
Full Time
Technician- Processing SAOC Controller

The Company:

Our client, Lihir Gold Limited operates one of the largest gold mines in Papua New Guinea 900kms north-east of Port Moresby on the tropical Niolam Island (Lihir Island). Committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive work culture, Lihir's mission is to deliver superior returns from finding, developing and operating gold/copper mines whilst providing long term employment opportunities. Globe 24-7 has been selected as the recruitment partner to assist with the sourcing process for this position and look forward to applicants who meet the required skills, experience and qualifications.

The Role:

We are seeking a Technician Processing for a position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the SAOC coordinator, the SAOC Controller is accountable for the day to day operation of a specific area of the Control Centre. Their role is specifically to ensure the control centres area is operating effectively and providing a high level of service to the relevant operational & maintenance areas in regards to delivering on targets, compliance to plans, ensuring tonnage rates and gold recoveries are maximised. You will also add value by:
  • Identify opportunities to optimise the value chain and communicate to the relevant people.
  • Ensuring compliance to plans along the area value chain
  • Pre-empting potential issues to minimise losses along the control centre value chain
  • Ensuring all issues along the control centre value chain are escalated accordingly
  • Ensuring that the following control centres are fully functional and are delivering to plan either:
    • Crushers and Conveyors
    • HGO1&2
    • FGO
    • Autoclaves
    • NCA1&2 and electrowinning cells
    • Monitoring the Breakdown events through the shift, ensuring escalation TARP's are used when required and capturing the OEE in the log sheet
    • Monitoring utilisation of equipment to ensure targets are been met, if limits are exceeded TARP's are utilised to gain back control

Essential criteria:
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role
  • DCS, Foxboro experience
  • Concentrator experience
  • Knowledge of control systems is desirable
  • Have experience with computerised maintenance systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel & Word
  • Analytical thinker
  • Excellent report writing and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask in high pressure situations
  • Have shown a willingness to work and participate in a team environment

  • Minimum level of Grade 12 education certificate essential.
  • Certificates/Statements of Attainment in relevant Metalliferous processing competencies desirable

  • Open to PNG nationals only.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last 6 months

The Rewards:

This position offers a competitive remuneration package and is an excellent opportunity for a professional to further their career with a world-class operation.

Contact Us:

Please apply directly by submitting your Cover Letter, CV + Support Documents, preferably as a Microsoft Word or PDF document.