CA Global - A Mining Company Based in West Africa is looking for a Head of Department: Metallurgy to manage all aspects related to the processing plant (production and maintenance) to ensure that performance and associated standards are met.
Location: Experience: 8 year(s) Course of Study: Chemical Engineering Required Grade: Not Specified
Ensure that appropriate SHE systems and practices are implemented within the department. Ensure that utilisation, throughput and recovery targets are being met. Ensure that suitable personnel are available and utilised. This includes development and training of personnel. Ensure that all plant operations are running efficiently against industry best practices and appropriate standards by updating, recording, archiving and analysis of all plant related data. Ensure that appropriate metallurgical input is provided for business plans and forecasts (e.g. monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts). Ensure that cost and cash flow targets are met. Ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are developed and implemented in the department. These includes policies and procedures applicable to: Main processing plant ;Final Recovery ; Slimes Dam and Tailings Dump ; Return Water Dam and Plant Water Supply Identify and mitigate the top risks within the metallurgical department/discipline. Submit required management reports and liaise with the Principal Process Engineer on discipline related issues.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
BSc/BTech/NDip in Extractive Metallurgy/Metallurgical Engineering or in Chemical Engineering from a reputable university/institution. A suitable management course (e.g. MDP, MAP). Minimum of 8 years’ experience in diamond processing plants. This must include a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory/management role. Extensive experience with operational and business systems. A track record of training and developing local staff. The ability to lead and direct a multi-disciplinary team and work in a fast-paced, schedule driven environment.
Benefits and Contractual information:
Competitive Market Related tax free net salary 2 years Contract life and medical insurance 56 days on 24 days off working rotation