Wood: Junior Process Engineer

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  • Post published:Sep 14, 2021
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Junior Process Engineer for our Mining & Minerals office in Bryanston.

Main Purpose of the Role:

  • To deliver best practice process plant design services in designated studies, projects and consulting services, in alignment with the company organisational objectives and client requirements, under the guidance of a senior / lead / principal process engineer.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Accountable to provide designated process engineering teams with appropriate quality and best practice in process engineering.
  • Accountable for the preparation of designated study, project and proposal documents to ensure quality and accuracy of information.
  • Accountable to ensure delivery of process services to designated study, project and proposal teams on or ahead of schedule and on or under budget.
  • Accountable to participate in and contribute to the change process within the Process Group.
  • Assist the team to achieve pre-set deadlines for studies, projects or proposals he/she is assigned to.
  • Quality of documentation and process information provided.
  • Client satisfaction as a measure of alignment with client needs.
  • Contribution to the company in securing business and maintaining profitability.
  • Contribution to enhancement of value-adding outputs and positive teamwork within the Process Group.
  • Contribution to the extent to which change is championed within the Process Group.
  • Adhering to deadlines.

Skills / Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Chemical / Process / Metallurgy or B Tech.


  • Two years’ experience in the mining industry.

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Technical knowledge of process plant design and operation, typically gained from one-year experience in the mining industry.
  • Ability to manage one’s own activities on or ahead of schedule and on or below budget.
  • Ability to deliver best practice plant design, with emphasis on cost-effective engineering.
  • Ability to communicate process requirements to other members of the study, project or proposal team.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver oral and written presentations for study and project reports and proposals.
  • An understanding of the change process and an ability to participate in that process.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills in MS Office, especially Excel.
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written.

Personal attributes:

  • Leadership skills.
  • Good work ethic – hard working.