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Metallurgical Consultant

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The Company
The client is a pioneering mining company focused on sustainable resource extraction. With a commitment to innovation and environmental responsibility, they are seeking a proficient rare earths Metallurgy Consultant to join their Namibian team.
The Role
 Reporting to the Project Manager, the Metallurgy Consultant will play a crucial role in providing expert insights and guidance on the metallurgical aspects of rare earth mineral extraction.
The Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of metallurgical processes to determine optimal extraction methods for the project. 
  • Collaborate closely with the engineering and geology teams to understand the geological characteristics of the deposit and tailor metallurgical approaches accordingly.
  • Advise on the design, setup, and optimization of extraction pilot plants, overseeing testing protocols and analysing results.
  • Provide technical expertise in areas such as mineral processing, hydrometallurgy, and pyrometallurgy, evaluating potential benefits and challenges of each approach.
  • Develop and review metallurgical test work plans, ensuring their alignment with project objectives and industry standards.
  • Analyse data from testing and experimentation, translating findings into actionable recommendations for process optimization.
  • Work closely with regulatory authorities to ensure compliance with all environmental and safety regulations related to extraction processes.

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree or PhD preferred.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in metallurgical processes, specifically within rare earth metals extraction and recovery.
  • Familiarity with pilot plant design, operation, and data analysis in the context of metallurgical test work.
  • Proficiency in process simulation software and other relevant technical tools.

The Rewards
The position offers a competitive remuneration package. The role is based in Namibia.
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