Lynas Rare Earths has fantastic opportunities for Experienced or Senior-level Process Technicians at our Kalgoorlie Rare Earth Processing Facility (REPF).In the final stages of commissioning Kalgoorlie REPF is a key strategic platform for critical mineral production, blending pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical process in an Australian first, mineral processing plant.A sustainable business, our products are used in many future facing applications.A residential living lifestyle with family friendly 7 on 7 off roster.Play an influential role in development and success of a brand new plant.The Opportunity:We’re looking for experienced Process Technicians / Control Room Operators to join us on our journey and expand their processing knowledge.This role, which reports to the Processing Shift Supervisor, will be responsible for the day to day running of the processing plant, including taking ownership of operating areas.Our various areas will include kiln operation, leaching, reagent handling, water treatment and filtration. This role will also include some management of the various processing bulk materials used throughout the processing plant.This role is offered on a Kalgoorlie-Goldfields residential basis only, working an even time 7/7 rotating roster of day and night shifts.If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a brand-new plant, expand your mineral processing knowledge, process a future facing commodity, with long mine life ahead of it, this role would be suited to you.Your responsibilities will include:The safe day-to-day operation of the processing plant including:Commissioning ActivitiesOperational DutiesControl Room OperationSafe Isolation and Permitting ProcessesContributing to the development of safe working proceduresEnsure a safe working environment is maintainedIdentification and control of hazards and housekeeping.Required skills and experience:Extensive experience in a processing plant environmentControl room, Isolation, and/or Permit to Work operational experienceUnwavering approach to safetyValue teamwork and being a team playerStrong time management and problem-solving skillsetsWA unencumbered C class drivers’ licenseMust reside within the Goldfields region for our residential site.For those wishing to make the step from mobile plant operating into the Processing industry, the relevant machinery with transferable skills include;Forklifts (2 to 42 Tonne)TelehandlersSkid SteersOverhead Cranes, andTipper Trucks - HR Licenced.Why join us?Lynas Rare Earths was established as an ethical and environmentally responsible producer of rare earth materials and is the world’s only significant producer of separated rare earth materials outside of China.The Lynas values of care, achievement, expertise, diversity and sustainability guide our decision making. They provide certainty for our people and give us a shared understanding about expectations. These values reflect who we are and what we stand for.Lynas was designed from the ground up as an environmentally responsible producer of Rare Earths and we are passionate about having a positive effect on our people, our customers and suppliers, our communities, and the environment.As an employer of over 700 people, Lynas promotes a culture of empowerment and excellence. Our presence and programs have a positive impact in the Kalgoorlie, Kuantan and Mt Weld communities, and we operate with a genuinely open, transparent, and safe approach to every element of our business.Benefits include:Our Mt Weld Mine near Laverton has a 20+ year mine life - long term feedAnnual Company Bonus SchemeRemote Housing AllowanceSalary continuance scheme and life insurance (through Superannuation)Continual development and ability to expand your careerSalary Sacrifice optionsWe welcome and encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds. Lynas acknowledges First Nations people as and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories. AUD Kalgoorlie 6430

Experienced Process Technician

Lynas Rare Earths has fantastic opportunities for Experienced or Senior-level Process Technicians at our Kalgoorlie Rare Earth Processing Facility (REPF).

In the final stages of commissioning Kalgoorlie REPF is a key strategic platform for critical mineral production, blending pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical process in an Australian first, mineral processing plant.

  • A sustainable business, our products are used in many future facing applications.
  • A residential living lifestyle with family friendly 7 on 7 off roster.
  • Play an influential role in development and success of a brand new plant.

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for experienced Process Technicians / Control Room Operators to join us on our journey and expand their processing knowledge.

This role, which reports to the Processing Shift Supervisor, will be responsible for the day to day running of the processing plant, including taking ownership of operating areas.

Our various areas will include kiln operation, leaching, reagent handling, water treatment and filtration. This role will also include some management of the various processing bulk materials used throughout the processing plant.

This role is offered on a Kalgoorlie-Goldfields residential basis only, working an even time 7/7 rotating roster of day and night shifts.

If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a brand-new plant, expand your mineral processing knowledge, process a future facing commodity, with long mine life ahead of it, this role would be suited to you.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • The safe day-to-day operation of the processing plant including:
    • Commissioning Activities
    • Operational Duties
    • Control Room Operation
    • Safe Isolation and Permitting Processes
  • Contributing to the development of safe working procedures
  • Ensure a safe working environment is maintained
  • Identification and control of hazards and housekeeping.

Required skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in a processing plant environment
  • Control room, Isolation, and/or Permit to Work operational experience
  • Unwavering approach to safety
  • Value teamwork and being a team player
  • Strong time management and problem-solving skillsets
  • WA unencumbered C class drivers’ license
  • Must reside within the Goldfields region for our residential site.

For those wishing to make the step from mobile plant operating into the Processing industry, the relevant machinery with transferable skills include;

  • Forklifts (2 to 42 Tonne)
  • Telehandlers
  • Skid Steers
  • Overhead Cranes, and
  • Tipper Trucks - HR Licenced.

Why join us?

Lynas Rare Earths was established as an ethical and environmentally responsible producer of rare earth materials and is the world’s only significant producer of separated rare earth materials outside of China.

The Lynas values of care, achievement, expertise, diversity and sustainability guide our decision making. They provide certainty for our people and give us a shared understanding about expectations. These values reflect who we are and what we stand for.

Lynas was designed from the ground up as an environmentally responsible producer of Rare Earths and we are passionate about having a positive effect on our people, our customers and suppliers, our communities, and the environment.

As an employer of over 700 people, Lynas promotes a culture of empowerment and excellence. Our presence and programs have a positive impact in the Kalgoorlie, Kuantan and Mt Weld communities, and we operate with a genuinely open, transparent, and safe approach to every element of our business.

Benefits include:

  • Our Mt Weld Mine near Laverton has a 20+ year mine life - long term feed
  • Annual Company Bonus Scheme
  • Remote Housing Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance (through Superannuation)
  • Continual development and ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds. Lynas acknowledges First Nations people as and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

  • Posted Date 19 Mar 2024
  • Location Kalgoorlie
    WA / Australia
  • Industry Resources & Energy
  • Job Type
  • Salary Varies dependent on skill level