Process Engineer

Key Performance Areas

  • Ensure compliance with Storm Mountain Diamonds Mine Health and Safety responsibilities
  • Identify hazards and risks in area of responsibility
  • Guide Metallurgical Team in identifying and improving on all Treatment Plant activities that may have an influence ondiamond recovery.
  • Implementation and assurance of compliance of Metallurgical standards and guidelines
  • Performing tests to ensure quality is adhered to.
  • Analysing and interpretation of Metallurgical lab results
  • Noticing deviations from standards and correcting them.
  • Improvements to the current processes in terms of both throughput and quality and motivate implementation of such,based on sound business case studies.
  • Attending work on the schedule established by the employer

Knowledge and Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Metallurgical principles with specific reference to diamond operations – covering all aspects of a diamond winning plant
  • Experience with process control systems – PLC and SCADA interface
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, exposure to databases
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Knowledge of SHEQ
  • Knowledge of industry improvements and how to evaluate these with reference to this operation
  • Experience and sound knowledge of general Metallurgical accounting principles, and diamond SFD knowledge
  • Must display initiative and technical know-how in identifying metallurgical problem areas and be able to propose enhancements to the process which will positively influence diamond recovery
  • Must be able to identify and implement systems that will improve on diamond
  • Recovery
  • Must be able to put systems in place that provides value-adding information to the business
  • Skilled in complex problem solving
  • Budgeting and cost control skills
  • Project management skills
  • Financial management skills
  • Computer Literacy (MSOffice)
  • Report writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Prioritizing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Motivation skills
  • Mentoring skills

Qualifications and Skills

  • B Eng. / BTech Metallurgical Engineering or BSc Chemical Engineering, Minerals Engineering, Extractive Metallurgy or equivalent.
  • Driver’s License (Code B)
  • 6 Years Operational experience of diamond recovery operations of which two (2) years must be at supervisory level

How to Apply

All applications must be sent directly to stating KAO-PE-LSO in the subject line.