Plant Metallurgist

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Nov 25, 2022

Job Description:

Fortescue is now consistently producing 175-180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead as it diversifies from a pure play iron ore producer to a green renewables and resources company.

Iron Bridge is Fortescue’s US$2.6 billion project, set to deliver 22mtpa of high grade 67% Fe magnetite concentrate product. Located 145km by road south of Port Hedland, the mine will deliver an innovative process design and industry-leading energy efficient operation. Iron Bridge represents Fortescue’s latest operation culminating in a new OPF/CHF, new technologies and camp facilities.

Work Location: Fortescue’s Iron Bridge project is located on the traditional lands of the Nyamal people.

Roster: 8:6

Position Summary:

Fortescue Metals Group is excited to announce we are looking to build our Plant Metallurgical Team to run and manage the metallurgical function of our brand new Magnetite Mining Operation at Iron Bridge. We have several positions available, and we are looking at a range of experience levels. (0-10 years)

The Plant Metallurgist is responsible for monitoring and improving plant performance. You will champion metallurgical and capital improvement processes in the Ore Processing Facility. To achieve this, the successful applicant/s will work closely with the metallurgical, laboratory and operations teams across site. We will all work together to create a world class working culture, that suits our world class mining operation.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

At Fortescue, we treat our team mates as though they are family. We appreciate everyone’s contribution and know that a diverse workforce creates a safer, more engaged and productive working environment.

Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects the community in which we live, and we encourage females, Aboriginal Australians, those identifying as LGBTIQ+, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified.