Metallurgist Research & Development

Open date: 2024-05-24
Close date: 2024-06-07 17:30
Department: Mine Operations Concentrator Maintenance

Oyu Tolgoi’s workforce today is more than 97 per cent Mongolian, and major strategic focus for the company is to develop a skilled workforce that is continuously learning. We aim to attract the best talent, so that we can together deliver a safe and globally competitive copper business that contributes to the prosperity of Mongolia.

The opportunity

We are looking for one(1) Metallurgist Research & Development in Oyu Tolgoi LLC Concentrator Technical Services Department, based at Oyu Tolgoi mine site and Ulaanbaatar office 7/7/5/2 bases. /This is 1-year fixed term role./

The purpose of this role is to provide services and support on metallurgical laboratory activities of the functional area in line with the company policies and procedures to achieve the team's objectives and targeted plan.

What the role entails

  • Supports peers & leaders by provides solid input in routine and ad-hoc daily activities
  • Maintain operation of Metallurgical laboratory at OT; manage and coordinate all activities accordingly, complying with HSE and applicable standards
  • Ensure appropriate focus and prioritization of assignments and tasks
  • Management of ore and plant samples storage in the area and to maintain tight control on registration and storage condition
  • Manage and conduct metallurgical tests using respective laboratory SWP and techniques (Particle size determination, Weekly PSD & Monthly MLA)
  • Support in identifying opportunities to maximize value for Oyu Tolgoi LLC, including (but not exclusive to) opportunities to improve future metallurgical performance etc.
  • Ensure regular inspection of laboratory equipment and compliance to standard to prevent unexpected failure of any equipment/material handling devices and breach of any requirement;
  • Organize and plan for the plant trials and testing associated with implementation of project and evaluate the results and communicate accordingly
  • Communicates effectively with peers within CTS for knowledge and information sharing.
  • Deep involvement in the cooperation with RT C&D and OT studies team for any future ready study works and ensure effective communications and engagement are maintained.

What you will need for this role

  • Mineral Processing, Metallurgical or Undergraduate or equivalent or higher education obtained through degrees or diplomas from academic college or universities.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience, or otherwise the significant practical experience and on the job training.
  • Familiar with computer skills including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Strong demonstrated commitment to safety
  • English and Mongolian competency in both written and oral is essential

All interested candidates should submit the following documents

Please click HERE to go to Oyu Tolgoi LLC Online Application System or go to, select your vacancy and click on the link in the bottom.

Please make sure to attach the following documents:

  • CV (in English and Mongolian)
  • Cover Letter (in English and Mongolian)

If you have any enquiries, please contact the following addresses:

Monnis Tower, 1st Floor
Chinggis Avenue 15, Sukhbaatar District
Ulaanbaatar - 14240, Mongolia

Tel: + (976) - 7010-3604

All potential candidates must be medically cleared.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and asked to submit additional documents

For successful candidates, please be advised that information submitted and collected during the recruitment process may be used or required by other HR functions such as Training and HR Services.

Employees of the Oyu Tolgoi LLC and subcontract companies currently working at Oyu Tolgoi mine must notify their employer of their application prior to progressing to the interview stage.

Oyu Tolgoi LLC ensures fair and transparent recruitment practices where all applicants are provided with equal opportunities and the decision on recruitment is made by committee members without any involvement of mediating individuals.