Metal Accounting Metallurgist ( Processing department / Metal Accounting /Modelling) – Sierra Leone, West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. LB60324

Our client, a mining house in Sierra Leone, is seeking a Metallurgist, Metal Accounting Specialist responsible for ensuring accurate and timely reporting of concentrate production and inventory, optimizing metallurgical processes, and developing and maintaining process models and simulations. This role is critical to the success of the processing team and requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent communication and reporting skills.



  • Compile and reconcile metal production and inventory reports
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of metal production and inventory
  • Identify and investigate discrepancies in metal accounting and mass balance
  • Ensure mass measurement instruments and equipment are functional, calibrated by competent person and data management system auditable.
  • Monitor and optimize metallurgical processes to achieve optimal metal recovery and quality.
  • Collaborate with processing, engineering and mining team to identify areas for improvement, and implement changes.
  • Compile and distribute production performance reports, including:
  • Daily/weekly/monthly production reports and Process performance reports
  • Compile and distribute metallurgical analysis reports, including:
  • Chemical and Physical analysis reports and Mineralogical analysis reports
  • Power BI Knowledge and Experience:
  • Develop and maintain Power BI dashboards and reports to track production performance and metal accounting.
  • Use Power BI to analyze and visualize data to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Process Modelling and Simulation:
  • Develop and maintain process models using software such as MetSim, ModSim, and HSC Chemistry.
  • Use process models to simulate and optimize metallurgical processes.








Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in Metallurgy or Chemical or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven 8+ years of experience in metallurgy or mineral processing.
  • Proven 3+ years of metal accounting experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with Power BI and process modelling software (MetSim, ModSim, HSC Chemistry)




If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at


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Lucia Baeza

Executive Talent Consultant

CA Mining


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