Anglo American is Hiring Again: x2 Laboratory Technician Entry Level Positions

Anglo American is Hiring Again: x2 Laboratory Technician Entry Level Positions

  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Closing Date: 10 April 2024

About Anglo American

Anglo American aims to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means Anglo American is constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – the company’s extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, the company’s customers and the world at large.

Key Responsibilities

  • Logging of samples/bulk samples and preparation of product samples for work streams based on correct standard operating procedures.
  • Setting up and assisting with operation of the minerals processing equipment.
  • Conduct activities such as weighing, crushing, milling, splitting, screening, RhoVol, sink/float testing, magnetic separation, Archimedes tests.
  • Conduct sample preparation for chemical analysis.
  • Ensure that equipment in area of responsibility is well maintained.
  • Safe de-commissioning of equipment after utilisation.
  • Data collation and logging onto the Minerals Processing records and/or server data base.
  • Moving bulk samples between different laboratories and pilot plants using trackless mobile machinery (TMM) and overhead crane.
  • Assist in operation of pilot plants.
  • Carry out other reasonable instructions as requested by the Metallurgical Specialist: Processing.
  • Adhere to Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) standards and procedures when performing work.
  • Participate in SHEQ activities.


  • Matric with Maths and Science.
  • National diploma would be advantageous in Chemical Engineering or in Metallurgy.
  • Basic computer literacy.

Technical Skills: 

  • Proven general laboratory experience.
  • Understanding and utilisation of laboratory and pilot scale Minerals Processing units such as crushers, mills, splitters, magnetic separators etc.
  • Experience in an ore processing environment will be advantageous.

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