Are you a Data Science Enthusiast with a Passion for Mining and Mineral Processing? Then we’d love to speak to you!

Our Client, a large multi-national is a pioneering company at the forefront of revolutionizing data science within the mining and mineral processing industry. Their client-centric approach drives them to constantly innovate and seek dynamic individuals who are motivated to make a difference. If you’re ready to be part of a cutting-edge team, then this opportunity is for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete Functional Specification & Documentation: Lead the creation of functional specifications and documentation for remote monitoring systems.
  • Scope Development & Data Requirements: Assist in developing scopes of work and minimum data requirements for implementing remote monitoring systems at new client sites.
  • Hybrid Data Processing & Storage: Develop a hybrid data processing and storage system capable of local processing on site and transmission to the cloud for additional processing.
  • System Launch & Modular Approach: Lead the launch of monitoring systems with a modular approach for services, actively seeking feedback from users.
  • Data Integration & Insights: Integrate data between on-site monitoring systems and the ERP system to provide logistics and service improvement insights.
  • Maintenance Scheduling & Calibration: Develop a maintenance scheduling module using ERP data and calibrate the system with clients for accuracy.
  • Customization & Adaptation: Customize and adapt developed modules to client-specific data as needed.
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation: Utilize analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and interpret large datasets for various clients and equipment.
  • Dashboard Creation & Enhancement: Create comprehensive and meaningful dashboards, maintaining and enhancing existing dashboards and data insights.
  • Actionable Insights: Translate visualizations into actionable processes and efficiencies, articulating technical information to relevant clients.
  • Advanced ML/AI Outcomes: Deliver data outcomes, from analysis to technical and business intelligence insights, to predictive and advanced ML/AI outcomes.
  • Client Collaboration & Reporting: Collaborate with clients to ensure understanding of requirements, devising effective resolutions through innovative data solutions or methodologies. Report findings and recommendations to clients, ensuring relevance and value.
  • Leadership & Influence: Influence and lead conversations with clients through quantitative mechanisms.
  • Capability Enhancement: Manage, build, and improve reporting, analytics, and data exploration capabilities, collaborating with employees from different departments to enhance data analysis and insights.


Qualifications / Exprience:

  • Degree: Metallurgical Engineering OR Data Science with a strong background and exprience in the Mining / Minerals Processing Indsutry.
  • 1-3 years’ experience within a similar role (Data Science within the Mining / Minerals Processing Industry)
  • Knowledge in plant signals and systems modeling and interpretation
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence concepts and algorithms, with application experience and ideally, understanding of deployment of Machine Learning algorithms (beneficial)
  • Proficiency in programming (C#, C++, Python, Java, or R)
  • Competency in database query languages (SQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI
  • Familiarity with relational and time scale databases
  • Basic understanding of web technology stack (front-end and back-end) is beneficial but not required

We’ll also be looking for:

  • Ability to analyze large data sets
  • Proficient in writing comprehensive reports
  • Excellent technical aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative approach for generating new ideas
  • Effective prioritization and planning abilities
  • Experience in using cloud services, preferably certified in Azure or AWS
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license

Desired Skills:

  • Data Cleansing
  • Data Mining
  • Data Quality
  • Data analysis

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