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Process Engineer - Metallurgical

Company: Rio Tinto Group
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Process Engineer - Metallurgical

  • Join our global leading businessoffering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Access to industry-leading technical development programmes
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion - Salt Lake City, Utah About the role
    Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.
    We are looking for a Process Engineer to join the Rio Tinto Kennecott Metals Technical Team to support the Metals Group day-to-day process control, process improvements, risk mitigation, safety improvements, and technologically innovative solutions.
    This role is a great opportunity to apply and develop your process engineering skills.
    In addition to paying competitively and providing great benefits packages, we want you to live the lifestyle that is right for you and your family. And because of our size and scale, there are many opportunities to learn, grow and do more than you ever thought possible.
    Every hour of every shift, your safety and wellbeing is our number one priority. We do the work only if it is safe, and we invest to make sure every member of the team has the quality tools they need to do their job.
    Reporting to the Principal Advisor (Hot Metals) and working in a diverse team you will be:
    • Providing process support including monitoring, trouble shooting, and optimization, providing technical support for the 24/7 operation, on an as needed basis.
    • Identifying gaps between past performance and production plans and implementing solutions to close those gaps.
    • Implement Process Safety Management practices in Metals Group
    • Reporting of data for process control, production planning, and process optimization
    • Initiates, develops, and implements projects to improve process efficiency, capacity, and control.
    • Be a Safety Leader by identifying and implementing safety improvements and risk mitigation
    • Work in cross functional Teams to provide best possible solutions to Plant issues.
    • Provide training and guidance to team members (Operations, Asset Management, etc.) to accomplish production goals
    • Capital projects, initiation, execution, and support. What you will bring
      • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
      • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering. Other engineering disciplines with applicable processing experience may also be considered.
      • Must have experience working in metallurgical processing and smelting. Position commensurate with level of experience.
      • Experience in process control logic and distributed control systems
      • Skills in statistical and data analysis.
      • Experience working in technical teams and leading projects.
      • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in MS Office and spreadsheet application It will also be beneficial if you have:
        • Knowledge of copper processing principles, high temperature processes, and electrochemical processes
        • Knowledge of processing equipment, project management and execution What we offer
          We are committed to providing our employees with a generous benefits package. Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking, your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress, we provide:
          • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
          • Advantageous salary package with annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
          • Access to top-tier family-friendly health programs including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, life insurance coverage, and various voluntary benefits.
          • Excellent retirement plan including up to 6% defined company contribution; Generous 401k matching program
          • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program, which allows you to purchase Rio Tinto Company shares.
          • Comprehensive leave policies which cover all moments that matter in life: PTO (paid time off), paid holidays, and paid bereavement leave.
          • A favorable child-caregiver leave program (Up to 100% salary top-up)
          • Discount programs for leisure purposes and access to Virgin Pulse with incentives supporting your wellbeing
          • Ongoing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family; to help in addressing educational opportunities, addiction treatment, depression, stress, domestic issues, financial management, and legal concerns.
          • Our team and industry experts are here to support and work with you to explore your learning potential and career goals
            Where you will be working
            Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter, and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum, and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903 and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production.
            About Rio Tinto
            Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals, and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. We have been mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents.
            Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs - striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can't do it on our own, so we're focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities
            Every Voice Matters
            At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.
            Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
            Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit for more information.
            We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.

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