Senior Metallurgist (Gold / Process Plant / Crushing / Milling / CIL / CIP / Gravity Circuit / Tailings) – East Africa

Eastern Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. 414-1808LH

Reference Number: 414-1808LH


Job Description:

Our client is in need of a qualified Senior Metallurgist with a background in the gold processing to lead their metallurgical activities on site in East Africa



  • Leading metallurgical activities within the gold processing plant.
  • Ensuring HSE requirements are adhered to and actively promoting responsible practices.
  • Providing technical support to operations to ensure required production and metallurgical efficiency is achieved.
  • Managing both internal and external lab test work for plant monitoring, projects and improvement initiatives.
  • Metallurgical accounting.
  • Collecting and collating of data for metallurgical performance reports.
  • Reporting and forecasting on performance against vs budget.
  • Monitoring and management of plant performance, recoveries and efficiencies.
  • Budget input and cost control.
  • Development and review procedures and work instructions associated with laboratory, gold room and metallurgical tasks in the processing plant.
  • Contribute to maintenance of the process plant.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or Mineral Processing.
  • 5 years previous experience as a Metallurgist within a gold processing plant.
  • Experience with crushing, milling, gravity circuits, CIL/CIP, thickening and tailings disposal, with a good understanding of the mechanical operations in these areas.
  • Well-versed in carrying out site-based lab work.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office.
  • Previous expatriate experience in Africa.
  • Proven experience in the mentoring and training of local nationals in an expatriate position.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Residentially based with single or family status.


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Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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