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Senior Process Engineer (National Higher Diploma) – Ref: 63657

Ref: 63657

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Extractive Metallurgy (Higher National Diploma)
Annual Package Range: ZAR 1.15 – 1.3 million
Total years experience: 30 Years

Current/recent job title: Senior Process Engineer

Discipline: Extractive Metallurgy (Higher National Diploma). Industry in: Mining – Metal ore, ferrous & non-ferrous, years of experience range:  More than 30 years, annual package range: South African rand – ZAR 1.15 – 1.3 million. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.

I have worked on the materials handling aspects of projects in

  • Coal
  • Platinum
  • Iron Ore
  • Diamonds
  • Gold
  • Copper
  • Nickel
  • Chrome Industries

Experience in:-

  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Mass Balances
  • Piping and instrumentation drawings

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: Process Engineer (Senior / Lead / Principal / Chief)

Highest qualification type: h. Higher National Diploma

University: University of Johannesburg

Company size: ‘10001 +

Division: Engineering / Design / Draughting / Drawing Office

Seniority level: Technologist – Lead / Senior / Principal / Chief

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  National Higher Diploma

Current / most recent job title?

Senior Process Engineer

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

At my previous role, my role was to complete as a lead process engineer all process related work. This included:-
Process flow diagrams
Mass and water balances
Equipment lists
Equipment sizing
Piping and Instrumentation diagrams
Data sheets
Assisting with the evaluation of tenders
Taking part in HAZOP sessions

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

It is good to be a team member with other disciplines in order for the project to proceed smoothly
Good client relations
Good understanding of the project and your roll in the project

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I am passionate about good quality work and giving of my best in every way

Ideal business title: 

Principal process engineer
Sales Engineer/ Manager
Business Development Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

To build a business or a product to be the best in the market
To design process plants of distinction

Skill area of competence:

I am a crushing and screening specialist having worked for worked for well-known crushing companies. I was the go to guy for all crushing projects.
I am proficient in pre concentration areas such as DMS and ore preparation. I have designed spiral plants

Career summary:

17 years diamonds
5 years manganese
3 years in iron ore
2 years in gold, platinum, chrome


I was the design process engineer on a 900 mph manganese beneficiation plant which I was able to take from initial design, through detail design, construction and commissioning. I was assistant commissioning manager for the project

I was lead process engineer for a project to design and build a fine iron ore recovery plant again from initial design through construction and commissioning. We further designed the full fine iron ore recovery plant for the same client. The project was stopped because the drop in the

What do you absolutely love doing?

Making a difference

Ideal company (culture and values):

The best in a market field

Motivation to move (please select): Contractor and seeking a permanent position

Location Preference: I am open to positions internationally.

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