The Doe Run Company
  • 21-Mar-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Salaried Positions
  • Viburnum, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • REG

The Doe Run Company is seeking a Metallurgist to provide technical support for the mineral processing operations to maximize metal recovery while optimizing product quality at our Southeast Missouri Division located in Viburnum.

Primary Responsibility:

  • Monitor and optimize process performance, including sampling procedures, on-stream analysis, size reduction, and reagent utilization.
  • Coordinate collection, analysis, and distribution of technical data among the staff and mill employees.
  • Communicate processes, procedures, conditions, and status to mill employees.
  • Complete new product testing by working with vendors, consultants, and educators to test and evaluate new equipment, reagents, or processes on a large plant scale.
  • Provide support and assist production staff in troubleshooting issues related to processing concentrates and provide technical support.
  • Assist in developing skills of concentrate operators and fill in for the mill superintendent as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Credentials and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgical or Chemical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 3 or more years of experience as a metallurgist or metallurgical technician
  • Valid, current driver's license
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, I-Series, and PeopleSoft
  • Strong understand of equipment used in the mill and how it affects overall metallurgy in order to make recommendations on process improvements
  • Knowledge of mineral processing
  • Ability to occasionally wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to: fall protection, a respirator, hearing protection, and eyewear.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally required to use repetitive motion and reach with hands/arms

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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