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Process Engineer

Our client, which operates a mining / process site in western Montana, is currently seeking a Mineral Processing Engineer / Metallurgist.


Responsibilities include optimization of existing plant and equipment as well as development and implementation of recovery and process improvements. Provide technical assistance and advice to the Process Manager as required. Assist Plant Supervisors with training and operating procedure development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply professional engineering/technical skills to optimize existing plant equipment and processes with a focus on recovery of Valuable Heavy Minerals.
  • Oversee and conduct test work aimed at plant process improvements.
  • Assist the Process Manager with plant planning and performance reporting as well as project proposals and implementation.
  • Assist the Process Manager with plant planning and performance reporting.
  • Provide support for the laboratory processes and assist in maintaining product quality. Report any quality issues to the Process Manager immediately.
  • Comply with all Company’s safety, health and environmental policies and procedures plus any other company issued policies or notices. Ensure the same of other persons under your control, including contractors.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • This position requires a Bachelor of Science in Process Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Extractive Metallurgy or related field.
  • Exposure to mineral sand processing operations highly recommended.

Other Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Strong organizational, analysis, and problem-solving skills, with an ability to multitask.
  • Responsible attitude and approach towards safety and environmental management.
  • Ability to develop and draft procedures, plans, and internal control systems.
  • Ability to conduct independent research.
  • Strong general and specialized computer skills, including database applications, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office suite, as well as report development.

To apply for this job email your details to blundblad@minestaffing.com