Plant Metallurgist

Location: Pilbara Posted Date: August 11, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 496032 Careermine Job Id: 1692971
Our purpose is to provide innovative and low cost solutions across the mining infrastructure supply chain, by operating with integrity and respect, working in partnership with our clients, our customers, our people and the community.

Our people are central to our success and demonstrate our vision to be recognised as one of the great Australian companies and a leading provider of innovative and sustainable mining services.

What you can expect from MRL
Due to our continued growth through 2018 and beyond, we are seeking two experienced Metallurgist's to work back to back as part of our new crushing team at Wodgina.

Reporting to our Senior Metallurgist, your primary responsibility will be to support plant activities including day to day process troubleshoot and optimisation, delivering test work and commissioning activities in line with plant expectations.

What we expect from YOU
  • Maintain and foster a working environment which prompts safety in all that we do, whilst also providing outstanding service
  • Responsible for metallurgical performance of the crushing and beneficiation plant on a day to day basis by providing technical support to the operation team and updating operating strategies/parameter
  • Responsible for generating daily and weekly production report and comment on performance variance from budget/forecast.
  • Analysing inefficiencies and identifying bottlenecks through operational data.
  • Provide technical reports on plant performance and improvement projects with statistical analysis used where possible to validate the results
  • Conduct equipment inspection during shutdowns/available opportunities or when required
  • Develop and manage test work programs. Prepare analysis and reports on test work results
  • Maintain effective communication lines with relevant internal and external stakeholders, ensuring they remain informed and engaged
  • Participate in the identification and development of metallurgical improvement projects

What YOU will bring
  • Tertiary qualification in Metallurgy or Process Engineering
  • 2+ years' experience in a processing plant environment
  • Exposure working in lithium will be highly regarded, but not essential
  • Excellent data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Experience conducting and managing test work programs

What MRL offers YOU
  • One Team - Work in a supportive, diverse team environment, with generous employee benefits on offer including chain store discounts and salary sacrificing options
  • High Performing - A workplace that lives and breathes a strong safety culture, with life of mine projects extending 20+ years
  • Entrepreneurial - Genuine career development opportunities

If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now for a confidential chat with our Recruitment Team. Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.

[Company] is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

This role is eligible for the MRL internal referral program.


About MRL
As an ASX 200 and perennial high performing company, [Company] (MRL) is an Australian based leader in the performance and delivery of diversified mining services and minerals processing, underpinned by a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.

Advertised: 10 Aug 2018 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 09 Sep 2018 W. Australia Standard Time

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