Catalyst Recruiting, Inc

Metallurgical Engineer (mining)

Catalyst Recruiting Inc. - Tucson, AZ

Metallurgical Engineer (mining)

Location: Tucson, AZ

Technical Expert in Base Metal Sulfide Flotation.

A large company needs an expert in base metal sulfide flotation process optimization. Work is primarily at multiple mine-sites.

Ideal person is likely:

  1. A multi-site technical manager or corporate met for a base metals mining company
  2. Possibly from a third-party testing company if significant in-plant experience prior
  3. Maybe from equipment or reagent company?


  1. Work on multiple sites for the company in process optimization, balances, etc.
  2. Extensive in-plant optimization work plus some in-plant lab and pilot work
  3. Some third-party lab/testing management.
  4. Work with ops personnel - plant manager, plant metallurgists, chief met., etc
  5. Travel to various operations - probably 50% - 75% depending on situation
  6. Able to and enjoy working in-plant. Not a desk job!!!
  7. Safety:  Work within corporate/company and site specific guidelines; always within MSHA guidelines. Come home alive and in one piece!


  1. Degree in extractive metallurgy, minerals processing, chem-e; BS ok. MS even better
  2. Extensive hands-on knowledge of flotation systems in-plant.
  3. Used to working with many people and egos….and being able to work with it!
  4. U.S. Resident or Citizen. TN visa possible. 
  5. Able to travel internationally without restriction
  6. Able to work at remote sites in difficult conditions without accommodation
  7. Able to speak Spanish.! ¡Hablar español es muy bueno!

Excellent compensation; relocation available




Posted On: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Compensation: $130,000.00

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