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  • Posted: Aug 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Principal Process Engineer

    Job Description:

    The overall responsibility of the Principal Process Engineer would be to develop and deploy standardised operational standards across the concentrator operations. In addition, you will be accountable for: 

    • Perform integrated short-term to medium-term planning for the Concentrators in alignment with the mining short-term planning and as an input into the metal accounting as part of the full business value chain.

    • Support the implementation of the identified P101 and tech-dev initiatives to ensure optimised concentrators capacity to deliver on plan and advise where required.

    • Advise on allocation of production resources i.e. people, material, and budgets to ensure availability of these resources to meet the production target.

    • In collaboration with the operations, identify key performance shortfalls and gaps, and critical areas of improvement, and facilitate resolutions where there are bottlenecks.

    • Collaboration with AS&R to ensure timeous maintenance and availability of equipment’s in line for production.

    • Support the operations with the implementation of the correct safety measures at the Concentrators in response to the EOF findings.

    • Monitor and report compliance with metrics, best practices, and applicable solutions.

    • Drive delivery of sustainability activities as relevant to discipline as set out in the Life of Asset Plan to improve sustainability performance over time.

    • Participate in stakeholder engagements as relevant to the discipline and act consistently with sustainability expectations.

    • Adhere to Anglo American and compliance and governance requirements within the work area and function.

    • Consistently apply Safety & Health principles in all team interactions, taking personal responsibility for the safety of self and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities.

    • Developing and monitoring the effectiveness of discipline-specific plans/systems to reduce exposure to discipline-specific risks.

    This role forms part of the Group Processing function at a Band 5 level reporting to the Head of Concentrator Performance


    Required Qualifications:

    • Completed Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with Honours, in Metallurgy, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering.

    • Completed or in the process of completing a postgraduate qualification.

    Required Experience:

    • A minimum of 8 years demonstrated, post-qualification operations experience in delivering results in large complex processing facilities or multi-site operations. 

    • A minimum of 4 years demonstrated leadership experience.

    Other Requirements:

    • Advanced computer literacy.

    • Valid South African Drivers License.

    Key Competencies:

    • Leadership

    • Solid technical foundations

    • Change management

    • Project management fundamentals

    • Continuous improvement

    • Business improvement

    • Data analysis

    • Strong stakeholder engagement

    • Collaborative

    • Safety awareness

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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