Process Engineer


  • Darwin, NT
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
The purpose of this role is to provide process engineering support to the operations function. The role is responsible for analysing and improving the metallurgical performance of the plant and logistics chain and identifying and implementing improvement projects. This position will be offered on either a 4/3 or 7/7 roster from Darwin or Cairns.

The role will consist of:

Analysing plant and production unit performance using process engineering and metallurgical principles, in house database tools and statistical analysis

To identify, initiate and implement process improvements. Lead and co-ordinate the required changes including engagement with internal and external stakeholders

Providing technical support to the processing operations and logistics team

Conducting analysis to support production forecasting and budgeting

Developing business cases for improvements that require capital expenditure

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Process or Metallurgical Engineering

Circa 3-5 years in a Mining or Processing environment.

Strong safety focus

Minerals processing, DMS, reflux classifier and bulk materials logistics chain experience will be considered favourably

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.


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