The Doe Run Company
  • 07-Feb-2018 to 08-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Exploration and Research & Development Division
  • Viburnum, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • REG

The Doe Run Company is seeking a Mineral Processing/Hydrometallurgical Process Engineer to drive process development and improvements with a focus on discovery, evaluation and acquisition of base metal resources.  This position will report through the Research and Technical Development department located in Viburnum, MO.


  • Conducting, reviewing, interpreting and documenting research experiments for the bench and pilot scale.
  • Develop and evaluate plans for pilot and commercial process
  • Engage third parties to expedite testing and development of design criteria
  • Prepare, calculate and evaluate mass balances and equipment sizing
  • Conduct economic evaluation based on testing and identify best economic direction
  • Provide communication to team members, third parties and management on the status including writing reports and presentations


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or related field
  • 0-5 year(s) hands-on work experience in a manufacturing environment with a proven track record of measurable results
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and critical thinking skills        

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, and Outlook; Microsoft Access a plus
  • Background in Pb-Zn Flotation a plus
  • Familiarity with process modeling software a plus

Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, Mo.  Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at

The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

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