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Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the earth's mineral resources.
We have been in business for more than 140 years and remain focused on the long term. We're committed to sustainable and innovative ways to do business, deliver results and build a great work environment.
It's how we grow - it's how you grow.
We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common.
It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.
We are looking for a qualified Laboratory Technician to support field and plant process control, facilitate product release and maintain laboratory compliance in line with Rio Tinto Performance Standards and ISO9001/14001.
Dampier Salt Ltd. has three Operations located at Dampier, Port Hedland and Lake MacLeod, and is headquartered in Perth, Western Australia.
Produced through a sustainable process of solar evaporation of sea water, we reliably deliver high quality salt essential for making thousands of products used in everyday life.
What the role entails
This role is a great opportunity to gain insight into minerals processing and analytics, and impart meaningful contributions to quality control improvements and safety culture.
If you are motivated, innovative, have an eye for detail and a desire to make value-adding contributions, this role is for you.
Working a 5 days on, 4 days off, 5 days on, 5 days off roster and reporting to the Supervisor Quality - Salt at Lake MacLeod Operations, you will:
Perform field and plant monitoring in accordance with standard sampling processes, and enter data accurately into laboratory and wet plant databases.
Analyse brine, salt and gypsum within targets for timeliness and accuracy, and in accordance with defined standards.
Promptly report product non-compliance and support complaint resolution through quality investigations.
Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment in accordance with Rio Tinto and ISO standards.
Develop familiarity with process operations, actively contribute to HSEQ improvements, revise laboratory procedures, and perform supplementary tasks to ensure safe and efficient laboratory practice.
What you will need for this role
To succeed in this role, you will have:
Relevant university degree or certification (Cert III minimum).
Minimum 3yrs experience in an industrial, R&D, medical or institute laboratory.
Sound data entry, interpretation and analytical skills.
Experience in manual/auto-titrations, spectrophotometry, XRF (desirable) and standard preparation.
Comprehensive understanding of laboratory compliance (HSE and ISO9001/14001)
Unrestricted C-Class driver’s license
If you are looking for change, a new career and would like to work for a successful global organisation, join us today.
Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.
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