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Processing Technical Specialist

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Business Unit / Group Function:
Technical & Sustainability
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Full Time Permanent
Mining, Technical Solutions, Operations, Business Improvement, Processing, Technical Services, Business Optimisation
Brisbane, CBD
Brisbane Corporate Office




Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals that enable a cleaner, more electrified world and that meet the fast growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world – safely, responsibly and sustainably.

As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum group metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our business partners and diverse stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate, and for society as a whole. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

At Anglo American, we promote an inclusive and diverse environment where every colleague is valued and respected for who they are, and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply for vacancies, including women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.


Processing Technical Specialist – Brisbane Corporate Office

The purpose of Group Processing is to realize the full potential of Anglo American’s resource endowment through the synergistic optimization of processing plants within the integrated value chain. The central processing function is accountable for thought leadership in the field of processing, process optimization and technical specialization in the various unit processes across the business, to maximize the potential of the endowment and capital deployed.

As the Technical Specialist – Metallurgical Coal, you will be accountable for providing specialist technical input to the Met Coal operations, processes optimization projects, technology deployment and to support the Brisbane Corporate Office functional team.

You will Select and apply metallurgical tools and techniques in support of the coal handling and processing plants, and provides technical support to solve complex problems, implement research proposals, manages routine research projects, and oversee testing, analysis and interpretation.

Additionally, you will apply process design and improvement methodologies to drive efficiencies and solve technical and operational problems by applying project management techniques to effectively manage project activities and assist in tracking progress.

You will possess proven and demonstrable experience in operating and providing technical support to CHPP plants at a senior level and be familiar with process analysis and process modelling software, including statistical data analysis, mass balancing and process modelling.

You will be degree qualified (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering. A postgraduate qualification (Masters / Doctoral degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline will be highly regarded.


To apply online visit www.angloamerican.com.au and quote the relevant reference number.

Ref No: PM730184

Applications close 11th August 2019


Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Anglo American’s Metallurgical Coal Business does not accept applications from Recruitment Agencies.

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