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  • Metallurgist Papua New Guinea
  • Barrick Gold in Papua New Guinea, , Papua New Guinea
  • jobs
  • 3 days ago

jobs description

Reporting to the Senior Metallurgist, the incumbent will be responsible for the application and monitoring of metallurgical systems in the Porgera process operation, including project development and execution, providing technical guidance and mentoring.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide technical guidance on Process Plant recommissioning and successful plant start up
• Ensure safe operation of the processing plant is achieved through control and optimization of the processing plant comprising of Crushing, Grinding, Floatation, Acid Pressure Oxidation (utilizing 4 autoclaves), Oxygen Plants, CIL (Carbon in Leach), CIP (Carbon in Pulp), Elution, Electrowinning, Gold room, Tailings Detoxification and other ancillaries included lime plant, paste plant and batch plant
• Providing technical training and guidance to the Metallurgy technicians and Operation teams to improve their knowledge and capability to operate the plant more efficiently and safely
• Develop and execute Processing plant... projects using Project Management Systems for capital, continuous Improvement and future projects. Be a leader in the area for the Metallurgy to drive and support projects by providing, assessing technical inputs and assist with management of change process
• Collecting and analyzing information to assess plant performance statistics, process monitoring and control, statutory requirements, systems efficiencies, business improvement and change management initiatives and recommend for systems improvements
• Ensuring accurate metallurgical accounting procedures, reagent consumption accounting and tracking, review and improve metallurgical reporting systems
• Liaise with key stakeholders including operations, mining, geology, maintenance, etc to plan and forecast for production targets based on business requirement
• Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness through visible felt leadership (VFL)
• Maintain a high level of health, safety and environmental awareness and comply with all relevant PJV policies & procedures.
The ideal candidate must have:
• Tertiary Qualifications in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering
• Minerals processing experience preferably in gold extraction and recovery, with minimum experience of 1-3 years at metallurgist level
• Ability to be a team player, working collaboratively with metallurgists across other areas of the plant and support with the team's needs, priorities and challenges as and when needed
• Versatility with Metallurgical Accounting and Modelling
• Strong skills to troubleshoot operational and metallurgical issues, find the root cause and provide timely solutions to ensure plant operating at its optimal performance
• Versatility with Metallurgical Accounting and Modelling, reagent consumption forecasting, tracking and budgeting.
• Good experience in production forecasting, cost management and budgeting
• Demonstrated experience in procurement of equipment, materials, consumables and reagent including knowledge of hazardous chemical storage and first aid certification
• Membership of AusIMM, or SME, and/or IEPNG (desirable, not essential)
Mobilization Requirement
• This position is open to PNG Citizens Only
• Rotation is FIFO, 28 days on and 14 days off
• Adhere to Covid19 Protocols
• Must have an up to date Police clearance Certificate (acquired within the last 6 months)

Job Identification 229836

Posting Date 2024-05-12

Apply Before 2024-05-31

Job Category Processing

Locations Porgera, Enga, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea

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