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Senior Metallurgist - Copper Concentrator  [October 26, 2019]

Location: Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia

Mount Isa Mines is one of the biggest mining operations in Australia located in Mount Isa, Queensland. Employing over 4,000 people, Mount Isa Mines is now looking for a new member to join the team.

The Operation

Mount Isa Mines is one of Australia’s oldest, largest and most complex mining operations. It is the second largest producer of copper in Australia and a key asset in Glencore’s global mining portfolio.

Mount Isa Mines location and roster offers an attractive lifestyle option. With a 5:2/4:3 residential roster, our people return home every day and enjoy a thriving town of 23,000 people. You will always have something to do, go to restaurants, movies, join a gym and sporting activities, play golf, as well as fishing and camping and activities at the lake.

We attract the best in the industry into our teams, as we trust our people’s talent and support them in delivering benchmark results. We achieve this by offering an excellent remuneration package and benefits including above market superannuation, discounts, and a strong focus on continuing your professional development. Take a look at the to see the full range of benefits on offer.

The Role

Reporting to the Metallurgy Superintendent you will lead your team and influence key stakeholders within the business to improve the capability and efficiency of the copper concentrator to maximise value from the Mine-Concentrator-Smelter-Refinery value chain.

You will establish metallurgical programs that will allow you to identify opportunities to unlock value from ore domains within mining resources and reserves, and you will collaborate with Glencore Technology and the other Concetrators owned or operated by Glencore in Australia and Overseas to identify and implement best metallurgical practices.

You will engage suppliers and external partners to identify new technologies that would improve efficiency or the concentrator, or that would allow increasing ore reserves.

You will create capability within the team by mentoring Metallurgist and Graduates.

The annual salary for this full-time permanent role will be dependent upon the depth of experience and skillset the successful candidate will bring to the position. In addition, you will also receive a car allowance, housing allowance and utilities reimbursement, relocation support and three-month transit accommodation to help you settle in.

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