Process Engineer at DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY 2022


Process Engineer

Title:  Process Engineer

Closing Date:  11 April 2022


Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Analyses the section’s financial needs to develop a budget and ensure sufficient financial resources to meet business needs
  • Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters
  • Develops and implements process improvement initiatives specific to area of specialization by
  • Carries out technical research and plant trials in order to improve process and business performance
  • Reviews and implements procedures and operational practices to enable sustainable achievement of sectional objectives
  • Continuously reviews interface inputs/outputs with other sections/departments in the value chain (mining, geology, engineering, services, security) to ensure achievement of operational objectives
  • Manages treatment plant performance through analysis and optimisation of metallurgical processes (analytical troubleshooting) by;
  • Implements Process Assurance standards within ore processing environment
  • Carries out technical inspections and process audits within area of responsibility
  • Coordinates and implements action plans from technical and process assurance audits
  • Initiates and coordinates the implementation of projects in accordance with Project Management framework
  • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of safety, health and environmental programs in area of responsibility taking cognisance of all legal requirements
  • Implements the departmental talent management initiatives by ensuring the right competence and effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career, localisation/succession, training and development plans
  • Manages subordinates’ key effectiveness areas by setting, monitoring and reviewing performance and taking remedial action as necessary
  • Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Estabilishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of business objectives


  • Bachelors Degree in Mineral Processing, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering or related fields


4 years post graduate experience

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Metallurgy Know-How
  • Process Design and Performance
  • Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)
  • mineralogy know-how

Behavioral Competencies

  • Impact and Influence
  • Building Partnerships
  • Teamwork & Collaboration

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Permanent Contract