Company whose principal activities include mineral exploration, development, and mining.
Our client is looking for an Application Specialist to join their team in Santiago de Chile or Lima, Peru. We’re looking for an experienced professional to ramp-up and stabilization and will be responsible for monitoring and field operation of the positive displacement pumps (GEHO) and concentrate pipelines. The professional’s main responsibilities will be:
Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Chile or Peru;
The role has the responsibility to develop the equipment management system, train and assess staff competency in the operation and management of the equipment;
Ensure all reference and OEM documentation is in place;
Develop and implement specific theoretical and practical standard operating procedures and training materials;
Conduct both theoretical and practical training activities, with a strong focus on in-field hands-on tasks;
Provide guidance and training on:
-Correct equipment monitoring,
-Operation and maintenance routine tasks, including field check-sheets and equipment inspections.
-Equipment defect identification and corrective actions.
Assess the skills and competencies of operational team members (Operators, Control Room Operators, Supervisors, Metallurgists, Specialists);
Complete the appropriate formal competency assessments;
Maintain accurate and comprehensive training and coaching records;
Coach team to maintain HSE & housekeeping standards;
Facilitate coordinated training activities with Supervisors, the Control Room, and Operators;
Provide guidance and practical assistance to the operations team;
Education and experience required
A relevant qualification in Mineral Processing or related field highly regarded;
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble and impart training materials;
Minimum of 10 years of direct experience in specific plant equipment;
Strong experience in operating positive displacement pumps, preferably GEHO –pumps;
Minimum 5 years of training & development experience.