AngloGold Ashanti Recruitment for Plant Metallurgist

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for AngloGold Ashanti Recruitment for Plant Metallurgist. The application deadline is 03 May 2019.

AngloGold Ashanti is a global gold mining company with mines and exploration projects in four different regions namely – Continental Africa, Americas, Australasia and South Africa. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

Job Description

  • Company: AngloGold Ashanti
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Role Summary

• The Plant Metallurgist role is responsible for monitoring metallurgical parameters and providing technical advice to the operational team
• The successful candidate shall be part of the team to conduct investigations into all technical challenges to the operations of these units and propose a possible solution
• He/She shall generally be responsible for monitoring all metallurgical parameters CIL tanks densites, cyanide concentration for leaching and dissolve oxygen levels in tanks to ensure they operate at the optimum
• He/She shall also conduct daily metallurgical accounting inputs and produce daily reports

Role Accountabilities

• Conduct weekly conveyor belt cut and weightometer calibration as well as silting test
• Conduct daily tanks profiles (three times) on every shift as well as daily scats rates for all mills, measure ball charge, and record results
• Monitor lime, steel balls, and lead nitrate addition to achieving optimum levels
• Monitor and ensure the smooth performance of oxygen plant, cyanide sparging facility, TAC 1000 cyanide analyzer, and WAD cyanide analyzer
• Control soluble losses existing the CIL circuit to achieve less than 0.006ppm
• Control leach parameters to achieve solid residue exiting the cIL circuit of less than 0.070g/t
• Supervise daily plant sampling activities in CIL plant and ensure smooth submission to the assay laboratory
• Conduct Gold In-Circuit (GIC) on the last day of every production month
• Conduct daily quick sizing on cyclone overflows to determine the instantaneous grind
• Calibrate handy and online pH and dissolved oxygen meters daily
• Conduct daily metallurgical accounting inputs and produce daily reports
• Assist research & development team in research and test work projects/reports


• BSc in Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy (Mineral Engineering), Chemical Engineering or Applied Science (Metallurgical) from a recognized institution
• Minimum of 3 years working experience as a metallurgist
• Certified by inspectorate division of the minerals commission of Ghana as a processing supervisor/engineer
• Competent to handle multiple tasks to achieve the required result
• Effective supervision, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
• Good knowledge in computer application especially the use of Microsoft Excel and power point
• Past national Service personnel with AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem LTd may apply
• Medically fit for the position and the environment
• Possess valid Ghanaian Driving license and proficiency to drive light vehicle

How to Apply

Interested and eligible persons are to submit their application letters with detailed curriculum vitae to any of the following addresses: The Senior Manager – Human Resources AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited P.O.Box 283 Tarkwa Or email to: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 03 May 2019


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