Senior Metallurgist

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland - Deadline March 31th 2021

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Senior Metallurgist, your primary role will be to:

  • Manage metallurgical lab and equipment

  • Coordinate lab efforts

  • Develop, review and implement lab operating procedures

  • Supervise and mentor assay lab crew and plant technicians assigned to the position;

  • Handle different type of pure metals and alloys

  • Investigate and examine the performance of pure metals and alloys

  • Carry out elemental analysis using sophisticated hardware analyzers and computer software

  • Assess the chemical composition of metals and alloys

  • Assess the physical structure and behavior of metals

  • Produce reports on research and tests carried out

  • Write documents, manuals, metallurgical investigations, and reports in support of customer liaison

  • Provide advice to internal and external stakeholders

  • Discuss different solutions to problems with other technical staff

  • Interpret customers' requirements and applications

  • Install and commission elemental analysis equipment

  • Become a thought leader in chemical composition analysis from liquid metals

  • Research and develop test or repair technology and new products.


Relevant degree subjects and knowledge which will help you to secure a position as a metallurgist include:

  • University degree in Metallurgical/Chemical Engineering from an accredited program

  • Ph.D. desirable

  • Understanding and experience in process control and continuous improvement would be an asset

  • Master smelting techniques and dynamics

  • Master alloying techniques and dynamics

  • Master chemical composition analysis

  • Have in-depth knowledge of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

  • Have in-depth knowledge of market available elemental analysis process and equipment

  • Knowledgeable of elemental analysis market standards


  • As well as technical competence, you'll need to show:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills for reporting to customers and colleagues

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and coaching skills with the ability to lead a team and work effectively with cross shift and other departments;

  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (written and oral)

  • Customer service oriented

  • Teamworking skills with other engineers and scientists

  • Works well within a team under pressure in a dynamic innovation environment

  • Business awareness

  • Problem-solving ability to deal with manufacturing or technical issues

  • Innovation and leadership

  • Initiative, drive, and enthusiasm for improving metals and methods used

  • Numeracy skills

  • Attention to detail to interpret design requirements and produce reports

  • Focus in results

  • The ability Solid technical and analytical skills combined with sound practical judgment


  • The location for this job is our HQ, located at Arleyini 8, 112, Reykjavik, Iceland


  • Willing and available to travel abroad for work trips and installation works

Work Experience

  • Relevant pre-entry experience, such as hands-on knowledge of practical techniques, is a must.

  • 5-10 years' mining process plant operations experience in base or precious metals specializing in mineral processing; preferable, aluminum.


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