MMO processing plant is grouped into three functional areas (Ore Leach, Refinery and Utilities). Our Process Engineering department provides technical support to all three operating areas; providing our engineers with operating experience across a wide range of unit operations. This role will be focussed on and based in the Refinery, but will also be required to support other plant areas as required. The shift engineer will function in parallel with the Production Shift Supervisor and reports to the refinery Process Engineering Superintendent. This role will be responsible for technical control of the refinery operations and supervision of control room activities. We are seeking an experienced hands-on Process Engineer.
Key accountabilities include:
Provide clear direction to control room operations, ensuring safe and efficient operation
Provide daily technical support to MMO operations, investigating process deviations and implementing effective corrective actions
Provide effective offsite escalation on the night shift
Identify hazards and implement corrective actions
Investigate process safety incidents
Prepare technical reports to a high standard
On the job training of process operators in plant chemistry and process control
Develop and maintain process engineering standards and safe working procedures
In this role you have the opportunity to impact safety and production outcomes. You will work autonomously, but also be part of a dedicated area team.
To be successful in this role it is essential that you not only have a strong technical background but also a dynamic personality focussed on building good working relationships.
The following qualifications and competencies are essential:
Tertiary qualifications in Chemical Engineering or equivalent metallurgical degree
Minimum of 5 years plant experience
Proficient at preparation of technical reports
Proficient at problem solving
Proven track record of building internal relationships
Previous supervisory will be an advantage
This permanent position is available on an 8:6 roster, FIFO from Perth. Our village is well equipped to keep you entertained - with a gym, tennis courts, basketball courts, cricket nets, swimming pool and tavern. Our competitive salary packages include benefits such as 12.5% Superannuation and a Medical & Site Allowance.
This opportunity is currently only open to candidates with the right to work in Australia