Senior Operator - West Rand, Gauteng, South Africa - SGS

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West Rand, Gauteng, South Africa

2 weeks ago

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Company Description
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

To perform the role of senior operator within the Minerals Processing division with an emphasis on flotation.

The responsibilities and authorities of the senior operator in the Minerals Processing / Flotation division in relation to post requirements are outlined below.

  • Perform routine and nonroutine tests following established procedures and or modify procedures to accomplish the assigned tasks.
  • Complete tasks within the allocated time and plan work for operators to ensure that the overall service goals of the company are met\
  • Responsible for reporting any infringements or noncompliances by any other laboratory staff member with respect to allocated work, punctuality, or any other misdemeanor to the metallurgist.
  • Must be able to interpret and calculate flotation data and associated reagents.
  • Must be able to set up and conduct flotation testwork independently.
  • Must be able to carry out lockedcycle flotation tests.
  • Must be able to calculate reagent dosages for flotation tests based on sample mass and volume.
  • Must be able to carry out all associated sample preparation testwork and mineral processing testwork either upstream or downstream of the flotation testwork.
  • Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
  • Perform any other reasonable task as assigned by direct line manager.

Qualifications Education**- Senior certificate (Matric).


  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years' experience in the field of minerals processing and flotation.

Additional Information

  • Attention to detail under high pressure.
  • To operate under minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills towards colleagues and customers.
  • Able to follow written instructions to the finest detail.

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