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Plant Technical Manager (Engineering / Metallurgy / Technical / Mining)

Job Description: CA Mining Mining Review Africa
Will report to operations manager, and carry 2.6.1 legal appointment.
Must be comfortable working in team matrix structure, with strong interface to plant maintenance requirements via engineer.


  • Will be responsible for the technical performance of the plant and have veto power over all technical decisions of plant operations contract.
  • Will be responsible for total metallurgical accounting of the plant as well as performance of all associated measurement and sampling systems
  • Will be responsible for weekly/monthly plant production forecasting based on geological drilling results and mine plan.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • B.Eng Chemical / Metallurgical / Process Engineer
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Senior Plant Metallurgist, 5-7 years’ total experience
  • Solid technical knowledge on classification, milling and flotation, with proven track record of process problem solving and optimization
  • Comfortable with data-driven decision making, including the use of basic statistical hypothesis testing and design of experiments (DOE)
  • Understanding of metallurgical accounting principles, as contained in AMIRA P754 COP
  • Formal training in continuous improvement methodology, such a 6 Sigma, LEAN, TOC will be very desirable