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Specialist Metallurgical Optimisation | Perth Based

  • Perth Full Time - Permanent
  • Closed 4 days ago a
    Published on 9 Jan 2019

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  • Job no: 39974
  • Categories: Technical Services
  • Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
  • Perth Based
  • Outstanding opportunity to work with a high performing iron ore business


Roy Hill represents the next generation of integrated iron ore mine, rail and port ­­­operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Situated approximately 340 kilometres south east of Port Hedland, our world-class operation is the only independent iron ore business with West Australian majority ownership. With a defined mineralisation of more than 2.4 billion tonnes of high grade iron ore, enough to sustain a mine life of more than 20 years, Roy Hill is introducing a new wave of innovation, technology and knowledge to Australia’s iron ore industry.


‘The Real Us’

The Roy Hill mine is the largest single-pit iron ore mine in Australia and has an initial mine life of 17 years, with a likely extension beyond that of 12 years. Roy Hill is an owner operator, conventional open pit, drill and blast, truck and excavator bulk mining operation.


Our Technical Services leadership team is now seeking a Specialist Metallurgical Optimisation to join the team.


The Specialist Metallurgical Optimisation will work on projects within the Metallurgical Development & Process Engineering Team. This role will provide technical support to initiatives that optimise plant yield, improve operational performance/efficiency and ensure product quality is maintained. These will be achieved by identifying, developing and delivering operational optimisation opportunities and to provide Metallurgical/Process expertise during project execution. This will be a Perth based role with travel to site as required on a project by project basis.


Accountabilities will include: -

  • Critically review operating and technical data to measure and monitor the process plants operational efficiency
  • Develop and lead metallurgical test work programs to identify areas for process improvement, and to aid in development of optimisation projects
  • Lead initiatives to optimise process plant production and metallurgical objectives
  • Provide technical input in support of the operations processing to ensure product quality and production targets are met as needed
  • Provide metallurgical and process design oversight on all related major projects and be a key resource for operations and internal business groups seeking technical support
  • Participate in Project design reviews, HAZOPS, and other reviews providing technical insight as required


 ‘The Real You’

For you to achieve outstanding results in this position, you will be an experienced Metallurgical Optimisation Specialist along with the following: -

  • Degree in Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience of process Plant Optimisation / Improvements Projects, Testwork Campaigns and Process Plant De-bottlenecking projects
  • Previous experience within Iron Ore as a Process Engineer/Metallurgist
  • Strong understanding of Iron Ore Metallurgy and Processing
  • Developed understanding of Iron Ore processing, plant design and commissioning
  • Proven ability to interpret, analyse and present operational information in order to facilitate options to resolve complex issues
  • Exposure to metallurgical accounting systems and ability to analyse plant data
  • High-level problem solving, data analysis skills and lateral thinking abilities
  • Process modelling expertise


‘The Real Offer’

Our people are the driving force behind the growth of the business and our success. We are committed to attracting and retaining people who have the right mix of skills, knowledge, leadership and motivation to operate one of Australia’s largest and most innovative integrated iron ore mining, rail and port operations.


Roy Hill offers rewarding careers, generous benefits, and a unique opportunity to join a dynamic workplace where collaboration, innovation, agility and personal leadership empowers you to perform at your best.


Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australians and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.


Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

  • Closed 4 days ago - 17 Jan 2019
  • Published on 09 Jan 2019, 1:06 AM

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