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Lead Process Engineer

Lead Process Engineer

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Process Engineer with extensive experience in the Mining and Metals industry. This is a 3 month contract position. You will be required to develop and demonstrate skills in process design to complete designs in all areas of a process plant across various systems, unit operations and process equipment, in alignment with Amec Foster Wheeler's organizational objectives and standards as well as client requirements. Other requirements will be:


  • Lead in the execution and commissioning of such designed Process plants
  • Participate in Project Process reviews
  • Lead and assist in the cost estimation of projects in order to evaluate their economic feasibility
  • Advise operations personnel on process changes required in order to optimize or expand pre-existing circuits
  • Interact with Clients / Client's representatives in order to ensure quality and cost effective deliverables in a timely manner

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Chemical / Process / Metallurgy or B. Tech
  • Registered with ECSA or be eligible for registration
  • In-depth technical knowledge of process plant design and operation, typically gained from over six years’ experience in a projects / design area and a minimum of 15 years’ total experience in the mining industry
  • Advanced computer literacy skills in MS Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead and manage teams of process engineers within a diverse study, project or proposal team
  • Ability to manage activities on or ahead of schedule and on or below budget
  • Ability to deliver best practice plant design, with emphasis on cost-effective engineering
  • Ability to communicate process requirements to other members of the study, project or proposal team
  • Ability to recognize the commercial implications interest in study, project and proposal execution

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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