29 Aug, 2023

Process Engineering Manager | Minerals & Metals

  • Wood
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
Process Engineer Minerals & Mining

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a Process Engineering Manager to join our Minerals & Metals team in Brisbane, leading and growing our team toward our 2025 Growth strategy objectives. This role is Full Time and is based in Brisbane CBD, in a new office location with end of trip facilities.


About Wood


Our Values: Care Courage and Commitment


Wood is at the forefront of engineering solutions for a net zero future. A key component of decarbonising the world is the Mining and Minerals Industry which supplies the critical minerals required for this revolution.  Wood is currently delivering critical metals projects globally, including Copper, Nickel, Lithium, Vanadium, Rare Earths, and Base Metals as well as Iron Ore projects.


As Process Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of professionals in engineering and design and be responsible for providing overall technical assurance of deliverables ranging from studies through to detailed engineering and execution.  You will also be responsible for ensuring organisational planning for the group.


This opportunity will employ your embedded people leadership skills to build a collaborative working culture.  You will guide your team through our business strategy and project delivery, whilst coaching individuals to achieve career / professional development goals.  


As part of the Australian Engineering leadership group, you may act as a discipline subject matter expert to support and drive Process Engineering excellence across the wider organisation.


In addition, your leadership will inspire and embody Wood’s three strategic pillars; Inspired Culture, Performance Excellence and Profitable Growth.


Skills / Qualifications

About You


Ideally you will have built a successful career within the Minerals & Metals sector with a balanced skill set across technical application and people leadership, with proven ability to strike partnership and enable collaboration among internal and external stakeholders.


Your breadth of experience in leading a Process department in major / medium scale projects within Minerals & Metals will enable you to drive design and technical assurance, influence and develop a high performing team locally in Brisbane while working in concert with our Perth office to deliver projects globally. 

In addition, we are looking for the following attributes/skills:

  • Bachelor of Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering, ideally with a minerals processing or hydrometallurgical background
  • Experience in managing safety, risk and quality in their previous roles
  • Prior experience in a leadership capacity delivering medium to large scale project packages in mining, from studies through to execution
  • Extensive career within engineering design of major scale processing facilities from conceptual engineering through to execution and delivery
  • Exposure to leading medium sized teams, coaching & mentoring employees in their career goals and development areas
  • Ability to build effective relations cross functionally and the wider stakeholder group internally and externally
  • Experienced in human resources, talent management, coaching and developing teams
  • Driven to develop a business partnering culture, working collaboratively across our stakeholder group both locally and internationally
  • Site based plant operations experience would be advantageous

You will be an Australian citizen or alternatively be eligible to hold Permanent Residency (PR) to work lawfully in Australia.  This role is eligible for sponsorship and relocation to support your candidacy if you are based locally, interstate, international.


It takes an inclusive and diverse global community of inquisitive minds to unlock solutions to tomorrows most critical challenges. Wood encourages Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply.


If you are a Process Engineering professional with proven leadership experience and looking for a career opportunity without peer - apply today! 


Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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