Director – Metallurgy and Process Engineering ( Mining / Gold / CIL / Base Metals / Flotation ) – Saudi Arabia

Middle East
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. 364 10 RR

Reference Number: 364 10 RR

Job Description:

Our client, an international mining company is seeking Director – Metallurgy and Process Engineering who will be responsible for leading a team of professional and technical staff to maximize the operational efficiencies in refractory, oxide, carbon in leach, floatation, and heap leach precious metal processing.


  • Developing systems and measures that appropriately assess the operating facilities, laboratories, and collective team's performance.
  • Leading investigations and implement opportunities to increase competitive advantages and align them with the organization's overall strategy.
  • Coaching and mentoring metallurgical department personnel.
  • Ensuring compliance with company and site-specific policies, standards, procedures, and objectives and recommend new policies or procedures, if necessary.
  • Overseeing annual budget preparation and management of departmental costs
  • Sourcing and retaining high quality geology personnel, and ensuring that the team receives appropriate training, mentoring, knowledge transfer and performance management reviews.
  • Support technical expertise in Metallurgy and Processing Engineering at an affiliate and functional level to enable company policies, standards, and procedures to be met effectively.
  • Provide input into the formulation, improvement, and measure effectiveness of the company policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Support in interpretation of the company standards and support affiliates in the development and improvement of local systems and support the Corporate Subject Matter Expert team.
  • Provide support to technical (Metallurgy and Processing Engineering) communications that are aligned with company policies and programs.
  • Be the champion of change for improvement in all aspects of metal processing but not limited to existing operation and growth study.
  • Perform all additional duties assigned by superiors.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in metallurgical operations & engineering for gold & base metals
  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical, Minerals/Chemical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of Metallurgical Accounting Standard.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of life-of-mine planning including budgeting and metal planning.
  • Experience with plant control systems and use of data historian trends for operating and reporting.
  • Ability to present to and collaborate with corporate executives and the site Senior Leadership Team required.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Expatriate Leadership Opportunity  (Director Level)
  • Globally competitive annual package (Base, Benefits & Incentives)

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CA Mining

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