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Engineer Process A&I

Date: 10-Jul-2019

Location: Groote Eylandt, AU, 0885

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

The opportunity

South32 are seeking an experienced Process Engineer to be based at GEMCO. Reporting to the Senior Process Engineer the successful candidate will be responsible for analysing and improving the metallurgical performance of the plant and identifying and implementing improvement projects.


  • Work safely within the South 32 Care Strategy including establishing and maintaining an interdependent safety culture within the team including the delivery of improvements in safety performance Complete field verifications of high risk task
  • Analyse plant and production unit performance using process engineering and metallurgical principles, in house database tools and statistical analysis. 
  • Develop and implement recommendations to address variationsIdentify, initiate and implement process improvements.  Lead and co-ordinate the required changes including engagement with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical support to the operations team
  • Conduct analysis to support production forecasting and budgeting
  • Develop business cases for improvements that require capital expenditure
  • Technical reporting

About you

The ideal candidate will be interested in working for an organisation that embraces the diversity each person brings to the workplace. Our values of Care, Trust, Togetherness and Excellence will guide your decision making and interactions, while supporting you in generating courageous solutions.

In addition, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in a mining or processing environment
  • Degree in Chemical, Process or Metallurgical Engineering.
  • Advanced Excel and data analysis skills
  • Ability to use delay accounting systems e.g Ampla, FTMetrics and statistical tools like Minitab would be advantageous
  • Excellent understanding of minerals processing principles and applying them in practice
  • Well developed ability to conduct plant performance analysis using production and process data
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills


What does South32 offer?

  • Offered as full time FIFO role on an 4/3 roster from Cairns or Darwin
  • Superannuation Matching contributions
  • Competitive salary


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