MINTEK: Jobs / Vacancies (Sep 2020) – Principal Engineer

MINTEK hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Principal Engineer. The application will close on 30th September 2020.

Location: Randburg

MINTEK advertised post is as follows:

  • Principal Engineer, Ref: PDD/2020/PRENG


  • Min: M.Eng or M.Sc Eng., Ideal: PhD
  • Ideal: Pr.Eng. (ECSA) and/or FSAIMM (Fellow)
  • Applicants with extensive experience in pyrometallurgy research will be given preference.
  • Applicants with experience in an engineering, project and production environment and with hands on experience commissioning pyrometallurgical equipment (pilot and specialist high-temperature equipment) will be given preference.
  • Applications with technology management experience will be given preference.
  • Windows and MS Office is an essential tool. Experience with SAP and Sharepoint will be advantageous.
  • Python and FACTSage experience would be an advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in pyrometallurgy research or technology management is required
  • Experience with process intensification and energy efficiency R&D, circular economy, ferro-alloy smelting and DC smelting experience would be an advantage
  • Team player who enjoys variety and has a passion for pyrometallurgy with an affinity for planning and conducting new and innovative projects is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cope in a stressful and demanding environment
  • Prepared to work shifts when required in hot and dusty plant environments
  • Ability to independently engage with industry and high-level national and international clients
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

How to apply

Apply online here…


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