Shift Metallurgical Technician

Twigg Exploration and Mining

Twigg Exploration & Mining, LDA is recruiting a Shift Metallurgical Technician, to be based in Balama-Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.

  • Provide ongoing reporting and preliminary data analysis in relation to the condition of the processing facility
  • Minimizing delays through rapid response to uncontrolled events
  • Continually monitor the performance of the plant and readily address or escalate all issues
  • Provide technical assistance to their shift to maintain control of the circuit and optimize production
  • Ensure all technical issues are communicated in shift handover activities as required
  • Monitor reagent mixing and additions
  • Provide technical advice and support to their shift as required
  • Record consumption of metallurgical consumables and stocks
  • Provide input to the Process Plant Physical Accounting and Reconciliation processes
  • Undertake daily work area inspections and report / rectify faults / issues to immediately
  • Conduct take 5 and job hazard analysis assessments on work activities as required
  • Report all Hazards, Incidents and Near Misses in line with Company policies and procedures
  • Continually monitor the plant environment to ensure the safety of yourself and other workers
  • Make improvement recommendations to the Process Engineer & continually increase the level of safety in the plant and other associated facilities
  • Monitor shift compliance to production planning and grade control
  • Ensure accurate and reliable technical information is recorded for the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly production to plan reporting
  • Monitor production progress and report any deviations if final product does not meet quality standards and customer specifications as per the production plan
  • Perform metallurgical surveys and test-work as directed
  • Identify and report process bottlenecks and inefficiencies
  • Contribute to optimization projects throughout the Process Plant
  • Make improvement recommendations to the Processing Team to continually increase the level of processing efficiency of the plant and other associated facilities
  • Coach and mentor all team members to build capability across our Mozambique workforce
  • Liaise with laboratory personnel to ensure appropriate safe operations and professionalism
  • Assist the Process Plant operations workforce in their learning, training and development
  • Tertiary qualification in Metallurgy and/or Process Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar role preferably with a primary flotation focus
  • Plant start-up and commissioning experience highly desirable
  • Graphite processing experience highly desirable
  • Experience with Metallurgical Accounting and Sampling Procedures
  • Pro-activeness and proven capacity to think conceptually and make assertive decisions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work cohesively with team members
  • Sound computer proficiency with intermediate MS Office skills & an advanced Excel skill level
  • Experience with fixed plant control systems
  • Experience with hydro cyclones, milling, thickeners, wet and dry screening equipment
  • Experience with in-line elemental analyzers
  • Laboratory experience highly desirable
  • Apply only if you meet the vacancy requirements
  • Preference will be given to Mozambicans candidates
  • Candidates Curriculum Vitae must be sent English language
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


  • Entidade Twigg Exploration and Mining
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  • Publicado 02.12.2016
  • Expira 07.12.2016
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