Engineering Process Principal (Metallurgy)

South Africa

Job Purpose

Stark is looking for a Process Principal who will be responsible to ensure process excellence across multi-commodity minerals processing industries. Process excellence to us means innovation and incorporating technologies to make our offerings smart, simple, and sustainable.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review, oversee and validate (in some cases prepare) various engineering deliverables such as Process Flow Diagrams, P & I Diagrams, Process Datasheets, Equipment Specifications, Cause & Effect Diagrams, control philosophies, shutdown philosophies, HAZOP Studies & reports, Operation & maintenance manuals, etc
  • Oversee all process design calculations and design criteria in the compilation and execution of equipment lists
  • Interface, liaise with, and provide input and support to the Process, Business Development, and Project teams where required
  • Set up and manage test work program/project and interpret results and incorporate key parameters into project design
  • Ensure all process deliverables issued are of high quality and to Stark standard
  • Perform process engineering tasks on projects, in a variety of commodities
  • Act as Lead Process Engineer on projects, when required
  • Drive ongoing team mentorship, guidance, support, and development

Position Requirements

  • B.Eng or B.Sc degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering
  • Professional registration with ECSA will be an advantage

Experience / Knowledge

  • Mineral processing design, equipment sizing & selection, and commissioning
  • Plant operation
  • Knowledge of international engineering standards
  • Health and Safety Standards and Regulations
  • Software implementation of relevant process engineering tools
  • Team management and mentorship
  • Excellent communication skills

Our Offer

We offer challenging tasks in an international environment Career development potential in a steadily growing company.

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