Laboratory Technician

South32 Ltd.
Sept. 16, 2020, 9:29 a.m.
Oct. 8, 2020, 7:08 a.m.

About the Role

The role supports a significant geometallurgical program by providing specialised process chemistry and mineral analytical services to the refinery development department. Conducts Bayer laboratory procedures and analytical routines and provides reports and analysis. Assists with the design, development and execution of non-routine procedures.

This is offered as a 2-year Fixed Term opportunity based at the Worsley Alumina Refinery near Collie in WA’s South West.

Further responsibilities will include:

Conducts mineral characterisation routines on bauxite samples (spray drying, XRD, FTIR, etc)

Performs specialised Bayer chemical characterisation and investigations

Assist with department trials and spectroscopy program development

Design and execute necessary programs of study

About you

Certificate 3 or equivalent in laboratory practices

Quantitative mineralogy

Spectroscopy and chemometrics/data analytics

Proven ability to solve problems and deal with ambiguity

Technical report writing

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