Metallurgical Process Engineer (Mandarin / Gold / EPCM / Design / Process Plant) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. 333-1209LH

Reference Number: 333-1209LH

Job Description:

Our client is in need of a Metallurgical Process Engineer from an EPCM background in gold mining projects to join their team in West Africa, with an initial base in Asia.


  • Ensure safe operation and efficient maintenance of the processing plant is achieved.
  • Responsible for the management and implementation of processing plant security action plans.
  • Continuous improvement initiatives in collaboration with other departments to maximize and improve gold recovery.
  • Responsible for Process Plant Operation Readiness activities.
  • Serving as the key liaison with the appointed EPCM contractor.
  • Manage the achievement of the Project outcome.
  • Review of DFS and FEED.
  • Input into and finalization of the process design.
  • Issuing tendered documents and updating vendor pricing for all long lead items and early works packages.
  • Project Risk register.
  • Shipping and transporting study.
  • Budgeting, cost control and cost saving initiatives.
  • Project Management Plan covering all the aspects for the project.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering, or similar qualification.
  • Fluent Mandarin and English communication skills.
  • 10 years’ experience in senior metallurgy / process engineering roles within large gold mining operations, including crushing, mills, gravity circuit, flotation, CIL, and tailings detoxification.
  • 5 years’ experience in EPCM gold processing plant project and process plant commissioning.
  • Previous expatriate experience in West Africa advantageous.
  • Ability to mentor and coach multi-cultural teams.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Initial Asia base, following which the role will be based on site in West Africa.
  • Option of FIFO or residential status.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to

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CA Mining

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