Minopex is hiring a Control Room Operator

Minopex is hiring a Control Room Operator

Minopex is hiring a Control Room Operator

Minopex South Africa invites interested candidates to apply for the following position: Control Room Operator.

Minopex is hiring a Control Room Operator

Located in Phalaborwa, this position will be based on-site.


It is the responsibility of the position to continually monitor, react, and control all equipment and operational processes according to the required parameters, in order to ensure the plant operates safely and effectively in accordance with control philosophies, operating procedures, and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Control and monitor all process equipment through information received from the Scada system

  • Act and respond promptly on process defects as indicated by the Scada system

  • Coordinate Process Operators and Attendants on the shift to act promptly on process defects

  • Report abnormal and unusual conditions immediately

  • Monitor and record process parameters such as flows, pressures, levels, and temperatures to ensure effective operation

  • Interact and communicate with all process and engineering staff

  • On instruction call-out appropriate maintenance staff

  • Complete production log-sheets

  • Perform general housekeeping duties

  • Evaluate and analyze process parameter trends and make proactive changes to ensure continuous process stability

  • Communicate loss of production or process instability to Shift Supervisor

Qualification Requirements

  • Grade 12

  • National Certificate Mineral Processing Level 2 or equivalent Minerals Processing qualification

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Process Operator, preferably within the hydrometallurgical mineral processing industry

  • Minimum 2 year’ experience as a Control Room Operator

  • Froth flotation process operational experience would be advantageous

  • Knowledgeable in the requirements of the MHSA

  • English language proficiency

  • Computer literacy

  • Scada system knowledge

  • Time management skills

Closing Date

 19 July 2023

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