Fortescue is now consistently producing over 180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead as it diversifies its business to become an integrated, global green energy and resources company.
Work Location: Solomon. Fortescue’s Solomon mine is located on the traditional lands of the Eastern Guruma and Yindjibarndi peoples.
Roster: 8 days on / 6 days off
Reporting to the Senior Process Engineer, you will be responsible for identifying process issues and opportunities for improvement to improve the process plant performance, report on process status and comparing actual performance against target key performance metrics.
Key accountabilities will include:
Develop and implement cost-reduction initiatives
Report on the progress of plant trials and other test work.
Be accountable for implementing process improvements in the plant. Monitoring such improvements and reporting on actual performance.
Provide technical assistance and support to production and maintenance personnel
Apply scientific and engineering know-how to support site safety initiatives
Operate as a technical reference point and mentor for production personnel while ensuring work outputs are in line with strategic and business plans.
Qualification and Experience:
Tertiary Qualification – Degree in Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
Minimum 2 years experience in the industry
Experience with minerals processing particularly Iron Ore
Advanced PC skills and computer literacy including process data historians, SAP, Tableau
Excellent communication skills
Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
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