Plant Metallurgist

  • Goldfields, WA, Australia
  • Full Time

WA is a state (and an economy) built on mining.

At Mineral Resources (MRL), we are focused on growing this success by delivering industry leading projects that benefit our people, our shareholders and the community. With growth comes new career opportunities as part of our MRL family – be it kick starting your journey in mining, taking on your next challenge or stepping up to help lead the way forward. Sure, MRL has come a long way – but we’re really just getting started.

Crushing Services International (CSI), a subsidiary of MRL, is a leading contract crushing provider tailoring world-class build-own-operate crushing, screening and processing plants for major mining clients.  This includes designing and manufacturing of major mineral processing facilities, ensuring commissioning and providing on-site operation and maintenance.

About the role
Reporting to Senior Metallurgist, primary responsibility will be to support plant activities including day to day process troubleshooting and optimisation, delivering test work and to provide technical metallurgical support to operations team.

Key deliverables

  • 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 report 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’ll bring to the team

  • A degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or other relevant discipline with 2+ years’ post graduate experience
  • Experience within the resources industry, exposure working in lithium will be highly regarded
  • Excellent data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • A focus on effective safety and environmental practices
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Effective communication both written and verbal
  • Ability to establish positive working relationship with contractors
  • Displays commitment to high standards of work.
  • Displays a “can do attitude” and has a flexible approach to work to assist in meeting the goals of the company and the role itself.

Why MRL?

  • Our MRL team is full of big hitters, batting for the underdog, and finding value where others can’t.
  • Our success relies on the ability of our people to think differently, work smarter, and find hidden efficiencies. It’s how we define innovation and what gives our people the power to grow and scale a project.
  • Then there’s how we do it. We know how our people get the best out of themselves and checking off a to-do list designed under heavy layers of bureaucracy just isn’t it.
  • Here you get noticed when you maximise opportunities and build a better project, a better team, or a better workday.

Ready for your next challenge? Make a fresh start with MRL.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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