Requisition ID: 47089
Job Category: Metals
With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.
Hatch Ltd., a global leader in mineral processing plant designs from concept through to execution and operations in a wide range of commodities has a challenging opportunity for a Senior Comminution expert
Managing interactions with Mining, Geology, Engineering, Processing operations on process performance and improvement projects.
Experience in crusher and mill wear linings design improvements with suppliers for life and metallurgical performance
Coordinate mill liner performance evaluations with engineering and suppliers for change out predictions through inspections, wear measurements and mill scans
Reviewing of comminution metallurgical test-work, circuit survey procedures and develop new procedures as required to support owner and internal process development initiatives
IIdentify potential improvement test work through the personal inspection of plant condition and performance
Experience in identifying, planning and executing metallurgical comminution test work (R&D) to optimize performance and manage external service providers conducting test work
Experience with highly automated large diameter SAG/Ball Mill circuits
Experience in modern high throughput comminution circuits for porphyry, massive sulphide and other mineral processing plants.
Knowledge of complex metallurgical information, process improvement and control strategies for comminution circuits.
Experience merging of metallurgical energy modelling data and processes alongside JKTech systems, into new systems for innovation of comminution processes
Overall analysis of crushing/grinding circuits with the generation of novel concepts for further innovation of input to models
Demonstrated ability and experience in performing mill audits of mine sites, to integrate plant data into expansion and optimization work.
Ability to use mathematical models to describe and integrate lab test work, plant data
Experience with mine to mill optimizations will be an asset.
Ph.D or suitable experience in Comminution related field of work.
Experience in domain mapping and understanding of the impacts on equipment performance.
Experience in Metallurgy software –METSIM, JKTech, Bruno and other applicable programs.
10+ years experience working on site for a producing mine and/or in a consulting environment.
Knowledge and experience with SAG, AG, and HPGR circuit designs.
Knowledge and experience with Gyratory, jaw, breaker and other crusher circuits.
Knowledge and experience with HIG, Stirred Mills, ISA and other fine grinding equipment
We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.