Senior Engineer Plant Information (PI)

Open date: 2024-04-23
Close date: 2024-05-15 17:30
Department: Operations

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) Senior Engineer Plant Information (PI) in our Technical & Integrated Planning - Concentrator Technical Services department based at Oyu Tolgoi mine site with roster of 7 days on, 7 days off and 5 days on 2 days off in Ulaanbaatar.

The primary purpose of this role is to uphold the consistent availability and functionality of plant information (PI) and automation systems (DCS, APC) while also overseeing data management and standardization to enhance operational efficiency. It involves delivering technical services and support across concentrator plant, open pit, underground and other functional areas, adhering to company policies and procedures to align with team goals and targeted plans.

What the role entails

  • Ensure the highest standard of safety performance is maintained by ensuring compliance to all regulatory requirements, Oyu Tolgoi HSE Management Systems, health and safety standards
  • Continuously develop and sustain PI System and Advanced process control and DCS control system.
  • Continuously evaluate and keep abreast of new technologies for improving plant performance and efficiency.
  • Support stakeholders in identifying & implementing improvement opportunities.
  • Engage in troubleshooting and problem-solving of complex and technically challenging issues
  • Manage KPIs of responsibility areas
  • Ensure the automation related documents are updated on regular basis

What you will need for this role

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Data Science, Information Technology, Automation, Electrical & Electronic or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in Data Science, Information Technology, Process engineering, Mineral Processing, Process automation/Control
  • Solid technical experience and knowledge of Mineral processing and automation systems
  • Good understanding of PI, DCS, PLC, SCADA and PI system and industrial automation
  • Strong technical background and skills in process analysis and statistics
  • Knowledge of common industrial automation programming language
  • Team leading, Teamwork and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, in Mongolian and English

What you will need for this role

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.