Mineral Processing Leader (Iron Ore)

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 471084600
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  • Use your expertise & make an impact on the mineral processing or METS sector
  • Manage complex investigations in mineral processing

The position

An exciting role is available in CSIRO’s Mineral Processing Program to contribute research leadership and innovation expertise to research projects in iron ore.

The successful candidate will draw on technical skills developed through recent previous experience in iron ore processing, sintering and mineralogy. You will have high-level client relationship experience in the field and excellent oral and written communication skills. You will also have strong scientific skills, a history of innovation and collaboration, and the drive to challenge current paradigms in mineral processing. You will plan and lead major projects involving a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to address priority research questions important to the national benefit.

Your duties will include:

  • Contribute to a significant body of research to understand sintering behaviour of Australian iron ores.
  • Promote project management excellence, including meeting CSIRO and external stakeholder resource management and delivery expectations.
  • Communicate research outcomes to internal/external stakeholders through formulation and delivery of project reports, presentations and learned journal publications

Location:           Pullenvale, QLD
Salary:               AU $109K - $128K  plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:              3 years specified term
Job reference:  56250

To be successful you will need:

  • A doctorate, or equivalent research or industry experience, in a field of research appropriate to mineral processing.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering projects with significant impact to the mineral processing or METS sector.
  • Proven technical expertise and experience in complex investigations in mineral processing.
  • Expertise in the sintering behaviour of iron ores or in similar mineral systems.
  • The ability to work effectively as an integral member and/or leader of a multi-disciplinary, regionally dispersed research team, and ability to foster an environment in which there is a high level of co-operation within and between teams.

Before you apply please view the full position details and selection criteria here:  Position description

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate.  At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce.  We recognise that the capability of our people is key to our success and provide the support for our people to develop, grow and reach their full potential. We offer a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly believe that our culture drives performance. Working at CSIRO provides the opportunity to follow a dynamic and challenging career path, an attractive remuneration package, travel, and multiple leave options including paid maternity and parental leave. 

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.
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CSIRO Mineral Resources works with industry to grow Australia’s resource base, increase productivity and drive environmental performance. We also provide critical scientific analysis that underpins a growing national dialogue on how resources impact society and the environment.

How to Apply:  If you wish to apply for this position, please load your CV (Maximum 2MB) via our website at https://jobs.csiro.au/. You may also be required to respond to some screening questions.  

Applications close:  11:59pm AEST, 6 May 2018.