Senior Metallurgist

Pilbara Minerals Limited

Pilbara Minerals is an ASX listed Company and is set to be one of the largest lithium raw materials producer in the world.

  • Permanent role with 8:6 family friendly roster
  • Competitive Salary
  • World class lithium mine with a challenging technical process
Pilbara Minerals are looking for Great People to join our team in powering a sustainable future. Located 120km south of Port Hedland in the Pilbara region, the Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum Project is one of the most exciting new projects in Western Australia.

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the Senior Metallurgist will provide operational guidance and technical support to the operations team on metallurgical performance and improvement initiatives including;
  • monitoring process plant performance and liaising with areas of the site operation about technical consequences and forecasts;
  • initiating and implementing projects focusing on metallurgical performance and reliability contributing to the rolling quarterly plant production schedules to meet annual targets;
  • implementing improvement initiatives and driving metallurgical performance opportunity;
  • setting metallurgical, sampling and laboratory standards, as well as processing set points;
  • providing statistical data, i.e. trend analysis, daily analysis, periodical reports;
  • contributing to recommendations on strategic and continuous process improvement plans;
  • mentoring, coaching and training for plant metallurgists and metallurgical technicians; and
  • maintaining work groups focus on safety and environmental considerations.
This is a permanent full-time position which operates on a FIFO 8/6 roster from Perth or DIDO from Port Hedland.  
  • Degree qualified in Metallurgy or chemical engineering with significant demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Experience and qualification as radiation safety officer would be desirable
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of mineral processing with heavy media separation
  • You will have solid flotation and/or HMS experience i.e.: Nickel, Gold, Copper. Lithium experience advantageous
  • You will be an advocate for process improvement, accuracy and ensuring proper safety procedures
  • The opportunity to work in a complex lithium operation
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Be part of a values-based organisation with a strong organisational culture
Successful candidates must be able to meet pre-employment checks, including a full site pre-employment medical, provide a current National Police Clearance and you will need to have a valid Drivers Licence.
  • Great people
  • Think, do, achieve
  • Safety matters
  • Quality products
  • Valuing our partners
  • Making a difference in the world
Pilbara Minerals recognises that talented people come from diverse backgrounds, who can contribute to our successes in different ways.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly recommend women and Australian indigenous people to apply.
Short listing for this role will commence immediately.  We respectfully request agencies not to forward unsolicited resumes unless requested.
Interested to learn more about Pilbara Minerals or registering for future opportunities visit our website