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Plant Metallurgist

Location: Jabal Sayid, Medina Province, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Senior Plant Metallurgist, we are searching for a driven and focused Plant Metallurgist with preferentially (Copper, Lead, Zinc, Nickel, Gold, Platinum) sulphide flotation experience
  • 2 IC for the Senior Plant Metallurgist

  • Maintain OH&S standards and ensure compliance within the process plant

  • Coordinate the daily to monthly Metallurgical and Technical (reagents and consumables) inputs required for achieving the Budget and Forecast production plan

  • Ensure physical reagent and consumable management is aligned with the Budget and Forecast requirements.

  • Liaise extensively with Supply Chain in managing all Process reagents and consumables, while assisting to move closer to Just-In-Time stockholding of key process consumables

  • Coordinate inputs and data collection, sampling, and analytical laboratory function related to the complete Metallurgical Accounting Function

  • Identify and assist to manage continuous improvement initiatives to deliver improved performance

  • Ensure a sustained and collaborative team effort between Metallurgy and other cross sectional and departmental boundaries

  • Mentor Saudi Metallurgists, Chemists and Operating Personnel, and assist to lead Technical Training programme for the Saudi Operating Personnel, skills transfer and coaching, with record keeping (portfolio of evidence that training is done)

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4-year Tertiary Qualification in Extractive Metallurgy / Mineral Processing or Chemical Engineering

  • A minimum of 5 years Post Graduate / Metallurgist / Senior Plant Metallurgist / related Technical experience preferably in a base metal concentrator, employing crushing / grinding / flotation technology

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate operational performance reports to both senior and subordinate reporting lines

  • Business / Management qualification will be advantageous

  • MS Office Suite and current working knowledge of SCADA operating platform and related control systems

  • Previous expatriate experience will be advantageous

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong commitment and adherence to OH&S principles

  • Solid Leadership style, able to Motivate Self and create and sustain a Motivated Team environment to ensure getting the work done

  • Drive, Sense of Urgency, Ownership and Accountability

  • Ability to be a Team Player and a Team Leader

  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment where Respect is paramount

  • Ability to maintain self-discipline within a demanding environment

  • Diligent, thorough and proactive and enthusiastic

 Desirable:

  • JKSimMet knowledge and understanding

  • Mass Balancing techniques working knowledge

  • Mineral Processing Plant Design

 

What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations

 

About Barrick

 

Barrick’s vision is to be the world’s most valued gold mining business by finding, developing and owning the best assets, with the best people to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners.

Barrick is a sector-leading gold company which owns five of the industry’s Top 10 Tier One assets (Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, USA; Kibali in DRC; Loulo-Gounkoto in Mali; and Pueblo Viejo in Dominican Republic) and two with the potential to achieve Tier One status (Goldrush/Fourmile and Turquoise Ridge, both in the USA).  Barrick has the lowest total cash cost position among senior gold companies and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth in many of the world’s most prolific gold districts. Barrick Jabal Sayid copper operation is located 350 kilometers north-east of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It’s a 50/50 joint venture operation with Ma’aden. The first shipment of copper concentrate occurred in December 2015, and the mine commenced commercial production in July 2016.

 

Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

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