Process Engineers

Perth, WA
June 30, 2024
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About Us

Fortescue is an integrated green technology, energy and metals company. We are recognised for our culture, innovation and industry-leading development of infrastructure, mining assets and green energy initiatives. Established in 2003, Fortescue is a proud West Australian company. Now, as we expand globally, we’re developing and acquiring the technologies our world needs to step beyond fossil fuels. To be truly innovative we must challenge the status quo. At Fortescue, we are always generating new ideas. We have accomplished what many judged as impossible: build a company from scratch to become a global leader in the mining industry. Now, we will do it again as we lead the way towards a greener mining future.

Our Opportunity

Join Our Talent Community: Process Engineers

Are you passionate about making a difference in the workplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to leverage your expertise in Process Engineering to drive organisational success?

If you would like to register for future opportunities across our Perth and Pilbara operations, please submit your application.

Work Location: We have opportunities based locally in Perth OR across Fortescue’s Pilbara locations

Roster: Monday to Friday – Perth-based OR 8D/6R or 4D/3R – FIFO ex Perth, Busselton, Broome, Karratha, Port Hedland, Fitzroy Crossing and Kununurra  

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate daily, weekly and EOM reports/ data on operational functions
  • Engage with site teams on correct operation philosophy of process units to deliver optimum quality and throughput
  • Monitor plant performance and liaise closely with the Operations team to maximize product throughput and maintain product specification
  • Complete investigations and analysis on plant performance to identify process improvements and undertake/ recommend remedial actions
  • Liaise with the Quality team regarding feed blend to ROM to maximize product throughput and quality.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to metallurgical technicians to ensure accuracy of laboratory results and the safe, productive use of laboratory equipment
  • Contribute to projects, trials, and shutdown activities for optimizing OPF performance, while also overseeing the development and maintenance of Safe Work Instructions (SWI) and assisting in training programs for process unit operations
  • Support the Process Engineering team in the development of budgets and cost forecasts, collaborating with operational teams to create mine plans

Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary Qualification in Engineering (Chemical, Metallurgical Engineering or related discipline)
  • Previous mineral processing industry experience 
  • Robust knowledge of dry and wet mineral processing Iron Ore unit operations preferred
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of computer literacy, proficiency with MS Office in particular Excel
  • Demonstrated experience with data analysis and reporting
  • Previous experience with SAP, delay accounting systems and SCADA highly desirable

Our Commitment

Fortescue is deeply committed to providing a safe culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, and values diversity. We celebrate individual strengths and team members from all backgrounds are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Our global workforce drives and promotes an inclusive culture, both within our organisation and throughout the communities we interact with across the world. Diverse backgrounds include First Nations Peoples, people with differing abilities, LGBTIQ+ community, gender, neurodiverse, cultural diversity, all age groups, and those with an intersectional or multiple diverse characteristics. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Internal Candidates / Current Contractors please apply via Success Factors Careers Portal. For further information on how to apply please visit the Fortescue Hub. 

Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. Fortescue will never contact you to ask for payment of any kind, whether directly or through a third party.