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Processing Plant Manager | NSW UG Metals Operation

January 17, 2019

About the business


A thriving ASX listed metals miner holding a range of diverse operational, development and exploration assets within Australia. Due to replacement of a contractor operating in the role, this growth focussed mining corporation is currently seeking a high achieving Processing Plant Manager to join the business and aid to the next phase of company expansion.    


About the role


Reporting to the General Manager, your responsibilities will be inclusive of but not limited to: 

  • Lead a high achieving team of plant production, metallurgical & laboratory staff;

  • Optimise recoveries via governance & implementation of best practice processing methods;

  • Implement blending / batching strategies for all ores types; 

  • Achieve budgeted processing plant performance of throughput and cost;

  • Provide oversight & leadership towards debottlenecking implications to improve plant operations;

  • Act as an integral key manager on site, actively contributing to the effective operation of the mine;

  • Develop, coach & mentor personnel within the department as required; 

  • Oversee cost management & control; 

  • Ensure a safe & healthy working environment;

  • Manage contractors as required.


Benefits and perks


  • A highly competitive base + super package;

  • Lucrative bonus & incentive component structured around KPI's and company performance; 

  • Career progression opportunities;  

  • Relocation assistance to the region if required (DIDO may be considered);

  • Heavily subsidised company housing in the region;  

  • Opportunity to play a key role in upcoming project development & plant upgrade requirements.


Skills and experience


  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Metallurgy, Process Engineering (or similar) required;

  • Post Graduate qualification/s in business, projects or commercial (beneficial);

  • Past experience in a similar management level role running a process plant 

  • Experienced in Flotation and CIL plant operation and maintenance;

  • Project management experience;

  • Experience in management of contractors;

  • Able to act as an inspirational role model & effective team leader;

  • Effective communication capability, interpersonal skills & business focus.


For further information or to apply, please forward resumes in MS WORD format to dan@ironcoveglobal.com



Iron Cove Global (ICG) is a specialist talent search firm operating across the global mining & resources sector. For further information on available job opportunities or to register as a candidate, visit our webpage at www.ironcoveglobal.com or follow our Linkedin page here. 

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