Plant Metallurgist (Lithium / Processing / Hydrometallurgy / Plant Performance / Metallurgical) – KZN, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. 475-0907LH

Reference Number: 475-0907LH

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a qualified Metallurgist with experience in lithium processing environments within hydrometallurgical plants to join their team on site in KZN, South Africa.


  • Analysing plant performance and production outputs and implementing optimization and improvement plans.
  • Developing process data monitoring, automation, reporting and accounting systems.
  • Ensuring compliance to process parameters.
  • Ensuring all processing activities are carried out in line with company and industry standards.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, diagnose and carry out Root Cause Analysis of deviations.
  • Providing technical advice and production support.
  • Carrying out test work and project work in the lab and plant.
  • Cost analysis and project recommendations.
  • Cost control to ensure budget compliance.
  • Continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Compiling regular plant performance reports and feedback.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering.
  • Matric certificate.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Plant Metallurgist in hydrometallurgical lithium processing plants.
  • Strong time management, presentation and client liaison skills.
  • Skilled in data analytics and technical reporting.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent contract.

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Leanne Laas at llaas [at] camining [dot] com

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CA Mining

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