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KGHM International PLANT METALLURGIST in Ely, Nevada

PLANT METALLURGISTii iPURPOSE and SCOPE OF THE POSITION:The Plant Metallurgist interacts with sample prep, analytical lab, metallurgical lab, operations, accounting, purchasing, warehousing, mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance and mine engineering departments.i This position supports mine, processing, administration and exploration/geology departments by providing timely and accurate determinations. iRESPONSIBILITIES/JOB DUTIES:Conduct testing and collect data to achieve optimization of ore processing in a safe and environmentally sound manner.Coordinate metallurgical functions with emphasis on developing reliable methods to increase copper/moly/gold and other metals grades/recoveries fully utilizing both internal and external expertise as required.Maintain accurate metallurgical balances and reporting.Forecast accurate annual copper and other metals production by utilizing available programs/information.Work closely with mine engineering regarding scheduled ore delivery and grade and communicate in advance any prospective metallurgical problems associated with the type of ore to be delivered to the crushing plant.Troubleshoot metallurgical technical issues affecting plant performance.Improve plant processes by working with Operations and Maintenance.Perform activities in a safe and environmentally compliant manner.iQUALIFICATIONS:i iPrevious Related Work Experience RequiredMinimum of 3 to 5 years of progressive "hands on" professional experience, preferably in the mining industry or construction industryiAbility to establish effective working relationships with RNMC management and contractors, and be a capable project and task manager.Possess strong written and verbal communication skills with technical writing experience. Willingness to travel including overnight as necessary.Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.Basic understanding of Project Management and Cost Accounting.iEducation RequiredBachelor of Science in Metallurgy (Mineral Processing) or Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.iiSpecial Skills and/or Knowledge RequiredKnowledge of copper flotation, metallurgical processes and problem solving ability in a difficult ore body setting.i Practical experience in a process plant and analytical/metallurgical laboratory environment.i Capability of applying advanced statistical methods desirableDCS and Expert System Control proficiency desirableiSpecial Equipment/Computer Knowledge RequiredMicrosoft Word, Power Point and Excel proficiency and utilization of other related software. Statistical methods and their application software desirable. Knowledge of grinding, flotation, thickening, filtering and drying equipment.Mass balance and modelling software proficiencyiSalary:i Depending on experience Date Posting Opened:i 08/18/2018iiiiiiiii Date Posting Closed:ii Until FilledYou may contact your local JobConnect for information on how to apply for this position or call Ely JobConnect at 775-289-1616.ii

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