Suitable candidate must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:
Minimum Bachelor's degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering
Valid South African Driving License
Suitable candidate must have the following work experience:
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a PGM production plant.
Proven plant operation experience in PGM plant crushing, grinding and flotation
Detailed knowledge of mineralogy and its effects on plant performance
Computer literate with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook and Internet
Your successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:
The Junior Metallurgist will be responsible for monitoring and improving plant performance, champion process optimisation, metallurgical accounting and reporting, production planning, project support, mineralogy, chemical assays, metallurgical test work and operations teams across site.
Owner team commissioning of the concentrator
Adhere apply SHE and OHS principles
Ensure compliance with HR policies, procedures and standards.
Champion metallurgical and capital improvement projects
Manage metallurgical lab test program
Provide direction as well as share technical knowledge and experience to improve team performance
Provide metallurgical support to operational teams to achieve optimal throughout, grade and recovery
Lead daily, weekly, and monthly reporting on metallurgical plant performance
Apply the Ivanplats principles in all team interactions and take personal responsibility for your safety and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities and loss time injuries in accordance with the Standards, and Mine Health and Safety Act.
Work accurately under pressure and demonstrate a high level of managerial skills as a leader of a team of professionals and departments heads
Responsibility for effective execution of Stay in Business (SIB) projects of the section.
Demonstrate effective financial control, budgeting and forecasting over the section.
Liaise with suppliers.
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