2021.01 Systems, Process & Data Analyst

Competitive salary, Permanent position, Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start. Be an integral part of the team throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work in a responsible and safe manner, uphold the standards of best practice at all times
  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and as explained in Site Health and Safety rules/procedures
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change
  • Adopt a practical approach to the work and the ability to effectively supervise site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes
  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required
  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Reporting to the Head of IT & Data
  • Self-starter; Work in isolation and in collaboration with others
  • Full-time, mixed onsite and remote (covid-safe environment)
  • Develop & maintain a data model for the entire organisation
    • Provide insights / build KPI reports / foster continuous improvement
  • Develop & maintain process models for key business processes
    • Support ISO accreditation, process mining
  • Develop & maintain systems & solutions
    • Support software selection, implementation & maintenance
    • Leverage technology & data to support the business
  • Active engagement and support of the business & technical teams
  • Cross-functional approach – i.e. Plant Maintenance, Mining, Metallurgical Accounting, Environment, Health & Safety, Contractor Management, HR, Procurement, Finance
  • Digitisation of [paper] forms & processes (create a digital asset)
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Stakeholder management
  • Working in a multi-vendor & sub-contractor environment
  • Liaise – and build relationships – with the Tungsten West team and other relevant departments as required
  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas:

  • Previous, demonstrable, experience in a similar role
  • Experience in an SME environment
  • Professional & articulate manner
  • Familiarity with SAAS (cloud-first)
  • Proficient on Office 365 (SharePoint, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Desirable additional experience:

  • Mining or Quarry experience
  • Process Mining
  • Data lake tools or similar
  • Reporting tools (Power BI or similar)

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence.  The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather.  Previous experience working in the mining industry is highly desirable.

Published Date: 2021-01-14
Closing Date: TBC

2021.01 Financial Controller (part-time)

Competitive salary, Permanent position, Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start. Be an integral part of the team throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work in a responsible and safe manner, uphold the standards of best practice at all times
  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and as explained in Site Health and Safety rules/procedures
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change
  • Adopt a practical approach to the work and the ability to effectively supervise site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes
  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required
  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Reporting to the Head of Finance
  • Self-starter; Work in isolation and in collaboration with others
  • Starting at 2 days (or 4 half days) per week, poss. to increase
  • Production of Daily, Weekly and Monthly reports
  • Cashflow forecasts & Reconciliations
  • Take ownership of management accounts
  • Liaise with Accountants for VAT, HMRC & other reporting
  • Liaise with Commercial Team to manage cash flow
  • Liaise with Company Secretary to manage legal & fiduciary responsibilities
  • Understand the end-to-end processes for Finance, P2P and O2C
  • Develop financial controls, work with admin/procurement team to assist with reporting & controls for procurement
  • Maintain Chart of Accounts, Org Model (Departments & Cost centre hierarchy)
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaise with the Tungsten West team and other relevant departments as required
  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA or AAT part- or qualified
  • Experience in an SME environment
  • Professional & articulate manner
  • Proficient on Office 365 (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Cloud accounting packages: Sage, Xero, etc

Desirable additional experience:

  • Mining or Quarry experience
  • Reporting tools (Power BI or similar)

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence.  The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather.  Previous experience working in the mining industry is highly desirable.

Date Advertised: 2021-01-04

Date Closed: TBC

 

2020.12 Junior Quantity Surveyor

Plymouth, South Devon, UK

This role is an integral part of the Tungsten West Services Limited (TWSL) team working on the re-start of the Hemerdon Mine, from feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ ramp-up to full production.

Salary: £27-35,000 pa depending on experience

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support the management existing supplier contract agreements, administration, billing and renewals
  • Pre-, during and post-contract administration working with NEC, JCT or CECA
  • Obtain quotations for work and products from contractors and suppliers
  • Manage approved suppliers list
  • Process orders and invoices for authorisation and payment
  • Provide commercial administration support for new contracts and wider TWSL team
  • Work in an organised and structured manner to meet deadlines and avoid errors
  • Work in a responsible and safe manner as a key member of the TWL team
  • Attend training as required to maintain personal qualification/competence
  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required
  • Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times

Requirements:

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Quantity Surveying Degree or equivalent
  • RICS registered
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience
  • Project management experience
  • UK (or equivalent) car driving licence
  • Computer literate

2020.09 Environmental Technician

Competitive salary, Permanent position, Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Closed for applications

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through being an integral part of the team throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production.

You will be a graduate with an environmental or related discipline degree with >2 years’ experience, knowledge and understanding of the ecological and hydrological aspects of a complex and heavily regulated sites. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained experience in mining or quarrying.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times
  • Work in a responsible and safe manner as a key member of the TWL team
  • Support the implementation of the Environmental Management System to comply with the projects legal environmental requirements and company standards
  • The management of monitoring equipment, collection of data and processing of environmental performance data (e.g. water, dust, noise).
  • Report environmental performance data to meet permitting reporting requirements
  • Report the project environmental performance against the business’s key performance indicators
  • To support the internal audit process, report key findings and drive remedial actions
  • To supervise environmental programmes and manage project outcomes
  • To develop processes and procedures to deliver the objective of the environmental management system
  • Support the investigation and reporting of environmental incidents
  • Liaise with and provide support and advice to the project team to achieve compliance with the project’s environmental obligations

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence.  The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather, have an awareness of environmental legislation and previous experience of implementing an ISO14001 environmental management system and working in the mining industry is highly desirable.

Date advertised: 25 Sep 2020
Date closed: 22 Oct 2020

2020.09 Senior Mining Engineer

This role is closed for applications

Competitive salary, Permanent position, Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through being a key part of the team undertaking the feasibility study and taking the Hemerdon Mine back into commercial production. You will be a graduate mine engineer with at least 10 years’ operational experience in metalliferous mining projects. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have knowledge of short and long term open pit mine planning alongside pit optimisation and design. Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times
  • Work in a responsible and safe manner as a key member of the TWL team
  • Help develop and drive the mining efficiency of the Hemerdon deposit
  • Be a cornerstone member of the team to take the project from project to production
  • Drive a sustainable approach to mining in line with ESG best practice
  • Integrate mining with the optimum geological and mineral processing strategies
  • Assist in building and be a key leader and developer of the mining team
  • Liaise with third party contractors assisting in the feasibility study and drive best possible outcomes
  • Develop and take ownership of long and short term mine planning
  • Liaise with the mining contractor to develop optimum fleet requirements
  • Develop D&B strategy and oversee tender process for contractors
  • Develop and manage 3D digital database of mining engineering data in Datamine Software
  • Oversee the design and development of necessary civil and enabling works for the restart
  • Assist in the development of an optimised MWF design with key stakeholders
  • Establish and develop a full range of best practice mining procedures
  • Analyse and Interpret results and provide written reports as required
  • Liaising with the feasibility study team and other relevant departments as required

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence.  The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather.  A Mining Engineering Degree, previous experience working in operational positions is considered essential, and membership of a professional association is highly desirable.

Date announced: 25 September 2020
Closing date: 19 October 2020

2020.09 Senior Fitter

Competitive salary, Permanent position, Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through being an integral part of the team throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained Maintenance experience in metalliferous mining or quarrying,

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work in a responsible and safe manner, upholding the standards of best practice at all times.
  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and as explained in Site Health and Safety rules/procedures.
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change.
  • Adopt a practical approach to the work and the ability to effectively supervise site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes
  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required
  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

More specifically the role will involve:

  • Leading a team to carry out Work orders and PM’s
  • Stripping and assembly of equipment
  • Inspection of equipment, recording of defects and deficiencies
  • Reporting to the Department head with detailed reports
  • Assisting and working with contractors and vendors to carry out specific tasks
  • Write method statements, lifting plans and risk assessments
  • Report issues with equipment or unsafe conditions
  • Clean up of material from around the mine site
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaising with the Tungsten West team and other relevant departments as required.
  • Assisting the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas:
Conveyors, Cone crushers, Horizontal and vertical slurry / gravel pumps, Washing and screening, Rotational and vibration Feeders, Fault finding, CMMS, SCADA control system

Desirable additional experience :
Fabrication, MIG and MMA Welding. Telehandler Licence, A good understanding of Electrical fault finding.

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence.  The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather.  Previous experience working in the mining industry is highly desirable.

2020.09 Plant Superintendent – Mineral Processing

Competitive Salary, Permanent Position Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Become an integral part of the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production. You will be a metallurgist or mineral processing engineer with at least 15 years’ hands-on experience in the operation of metalliferous or other relevant mineral processing plants (e.g. diamond) including experience at the Superintendent level on a large plant with ability to effectively manage shift-based operations teams. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained firsthand operating experience of ore sorting, dense medium separation (cyclones), magnetic separation, fine gravity separation, roasting, hydrometallurgical, comminution and classification processes. In depth knowledge and experience of mineral process and plant design including engineering calculations; process control, instrumentation, online sampling procedures; and process optimisation would be considered an advantage.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Provide strong leadership to the shift operations teams based on experience and example
  • Provide support to the Plant Manager and liaise effectively with engineering and metallurgical staff
  • Run the process plant in an efficient, cost effective and safe manner with good housekeeping
  • As a key member of the management team, work collaboratively with other senior management members to achieve the Company’s goals
  • Achieve the Company’s process plant production, safety, performance, quality and cost targets o Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times
  • Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental responsibility
  • Build the process plant’s operations teams
  • Train and mentor staff to provide a thorough understanding of mineral processing principles & equipment
  • Manage the plant data collection function and provide performance reports
  • Prepare and control the process plant budget
  • Adopt a practical approach to work and the ability to effectively manage site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes
  • Develop a cross-disciplinary continuous improvement system to increase operational performance & quality
  • Manage the control and instrumentation systems
  • Have an operational knowledge of sampling systems, sample preparation and XRF assay o Have an operational knowledge of SCADA systems and programming
  • Be able to diagnose process problems and inefficiencies and optimise the process
  • Set up best practice principles and create SOP’s for good plant operation
  • Work collaboratively together with plant staff including callouts where necessary

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or suitable experience and qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader operations team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. Previous successful experience working in the mining industry in senior operational positions is considered essential, and membership of a professional association is highly desirable.

Date Published: TBC
Date Closed: TBC

 

2020.09 Plant Manager – Mineral Processing

Competitive Salary, Permanent Position Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Become an integral part of the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production. You will be a metallurgist or mineral processing engineer with at least 20 years’ hands-on experience in the operation of metalliferous or other relevant mineral processing plants (e.g. diamond) including senior and managerial roles. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained firsthand operating experience of ore sorting, dense medium separation (cyclones), magnetic separation, fine gravity separation, roasting, hydrometallurgical, comminution and classification processes. In depth knowledge and experience of mineral process and plant design including engineering calculations; plant maintenance; process control, instrumentation, online sampling procedures; and process optimisation would be considered an advantage.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Provide strong leadership to a large multi-disciplinary team based on experience and example
  • As a key member of the management team, work collaboratively with other senior management
  • members to achieve the Company’s goals
  • Achieve the Company’s process plant production, safety, performance, quality and cost targets o Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times
  • Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental responsibility
  • Build the process plant’s operations, metallurgical and engineering teams
  • Train and mentor staff to provide a thorough understanding of mineral processing principles & equipment
  • Manage the metallurgical accounting and audit functions and provide performance reports
  • Manage the planned and preventative maintenance systems and requirements, including parts inventories based on sound knowledge of the equipment
  • Prepare and manage the process plant budget
  • Adopt a practical approach to work and the ability to effectively manage site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes
  • Develop a cross-disciplinary continuous improvement system to increase operational performance & quality
  • Provide direction for control and instrumentation requirements
  • Have an operational knowledge of SCADA systems and programming
  • Provide the methodology for a routine process plant sampling programme
  • Be able to diagnose process problems and inefficiencies and optimise the process o Set up and manage test work and plant improvement studies
  • Set up best practice principles and create SOP’s for good plant operation
  • Work collaboratively together with plant staff including callouts where necessary

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader operations team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. Previous successful experience working in the mining industry in senior operational positions is considered essential, and membership of a professional association is highly desirable.

Date Published: TBC
Date Closed: TBC

 

2020.09 Metallurgist – Mineral Processing

Competitive salary, Permanent position Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Join the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through being part of the team conducting beneficiation test work; designing and operating a pilot plant; and undertaking a number of major modifications to the process plant at the Hemerdon Minesite. You will be a graduate metallurgist or mineral processing engineer with at least 5 years’ hands-on experience in the operation of metalliferous mineral processing plants. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained operating experience of dense medium separation, magnetic separation, fine gravity separation, roasting, hydrometallurgical, comminution and classification processes. An understanding of mineral process design including engineering calculations; process control, instrumentation and metallurgical accounting; or sample preparation and assay procedures would be considered an advantage.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times
  • Work in a responsible and safe manner as a key member of the TWL team
  • Adopt a practical approach to the work and the ability to effectively supervise site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes
  • Design and execute beneficiation test work programmes
  • Generate process design criteria based on the results of test work
  • Prepare mass, material and water balances
  • Prepare process flow diagrams
  • Provide input into control and instrumentation requirements leading to P&ID’s
  • Have an operational understanding of SCADA systems
  • Provide input for sample preparation & assay laboratory set-up and operating procedures
  • Provide input for a routine process plant sampling programme
  • Be able to diagnose process problems and inefficiencies
  • Set up best practice principles and help with creating SOP’s for plant operation
  • Be involved with the setting up a metallurgical accounting system
  • Report on test work programmes, operational issues and process performance
  • Train operating staff to give them an understanding of mineral process principles & equipment o Work collaboratively together with plant operations staff on shift
  • Liaise with the broader TWL team and other relevant departments as required
  • Assist the Tungsten West team with other relevant work as required

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree or qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader project team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. Previous experience working in the mining industry and membership of a professional association are highly desirable.

Date Published: TBC
Date Closed: TBC

 

2020.09 Metallurgical Superintendent – Mineral Processing

Competitive Salary, Permanent Position Plymouth, South Devon, UK

Become an integral part of the Tungsten West Limited (TWL) team working on the mine re-start through throughout the feasibility study, project re-build, commissioning/ramp-up and into production. You will be a metallurgist or mineral processing engineer with at least 10 years’ hands-on experience on metalliferous, diamond or other relevant mineral processing plants including experience at a senior metallurgical or APS level on a large plant. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have gained firsthand operating experience of ore sorting, dense medium separation (cyclones), magnetic separation, fine gravity separation, roasting, hydrometallurgical, comminution and classification processes. In depth knowledge and experience of metallurgical accounting systems; sample preparation and assay; ore mineralogy; beneficiation test work; process control, instrumentation, online sampling procedures; and process optimisation would be considered an advantage.

Key in this role is the requirement to:

  • Provide strong leadership to the metallurgical and sample laboratory teams based on experience and example
  • Provide support to the Plant Manager and liaise effectively with the Plant and Engineering Superintendents including callouts where necessary
  • Collate and prepare metallurgical accounts and provide a plant audit function
  • Manage the Company’s sample laboratory including preparation and assay facilities
  • Provide continuous metallurgical support for the process plant operations so they run in an efficient, cost effective and safe manner
  • Understand and apply PDC, PFD’s and P&ID’s to the process plant, adjusted where necessary
  • As a key member of the management team, work collaboratively with other senior management members to achieve the Company’s goals
  • Achieve the Company’s process plant production, safety, performance, quality and cost targets o Work as a professional, upholding the standards of best practice at all times
  • Organise work in an efficient, responsible and safe manner
  • Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental responsibility
  • Build your team including training and mentoring of staff so as to give them an understanding of mineral processing principles & equipment
  • Train and mentor production staff to provide a thorough understanding of mineral processing principles & equipment
  • Adopt a practical approach to work and the ability to effectively manage site jobs
  • Work in an organised and structured manner so as to meet deadlines and avoid mistakes o Provide settings or adjustments for the control and instrumentation systems
  • Have an operational knowledge of SCADA systems
  • Be able to diagnose process problems and inefficiencies.
  • Set up best practice principles and metallurgical performance standards
  • Undertake continuous improvement studies including the introduction of new technology

We are seeking candidates eligible to work in the UK, with a relevant degree and qualifications and a UK (or equivalent) car driving licence. The successful candidate will be happy working in a dynamic, hardworking environment and integrating with and assisting the broader operations team. Candidates should be computer literate, physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all weather. Previous successful experience working in the mining industry in senior operational positions is considered essential, and membership of a professional association is highly desirable.

Date Published: TBC
Date Closed: TBC