Catalyst Recruiting, Inc

Senior Metallurgist

Catalyst Recruiting Inc. - mannheim, Germany

Regional Mineral Processing Engineer

Near Mannheim-Baden region (possibly other)

Language: English required; German is very useful, other can be useful

 A global company needs a senior mineral processing engineer to lead their technical program in flotation reagent applications in a Europe, CIS, Mediterranean and Africa.

 The person must be an engineer with more than 5 years of correct technical experience with flotation at sites plus additional chemical and commercial experience.

The individual will lead efforts optimizing flotation programs throughout the region. The person will manage and work alongside junior engineers and technicians through the region at operations, offices, labs and more. There is significant travel in region.

 Some Information:

  • Extensive work with mineral flotation systems; significant amount with sulfide flotation
  • Manage programs testing new reagent systems in-laboratory, pilot plants and on sites
  • Able to quantitively demonstrate value of any proposed systems in the context of a complete operation
  • Able to discuss if there is no advantage to a new system while retaining credibility
  • Manage engineers and technical personnel on sites or areas that might be over 10,000 km away!
  • Work with internal company personnel in sales, operations, manufacturing, local and globally, enthusiastically and without hesitation
  • Hire and ensure training of additional staff at new locations with expansion
  • Lead commercial efforts with sales or independently
  • Work respectfully and appropriately with personnel in different cultures throughout the region



  • University degree required – extractive metallurgy, chemistry, chemical engineering. Advanced degree is good. MBA or some commercial/business training is good
  • Over 5 years working in flotation plus additional appropriate experience
  • Will travel approximately 50%
  • MUST be experienced with rigorous and formal in-plant safety programs
  • Must have experience managing technical programs
  • Must have experience managing technical personnel
  • Must have be able to demonstrate understanding of commercial or business areas of reagent (or similar) programs
  • Able to travel to and work on active mine sites
  • Must be a nice person to work with!


Posted On: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Compensation: Over €90,000

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