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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Trades & Services

Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 10/08/2010

Position Filled: Yes




Trainee Precious Metals Process Technician

  • Secure Permanent Role with Growing Australian Company
  • Excellent Work Environment & Great People
  • Full Training Provided Whilst You Get Paid
Our client is a progressive and expanding company specialising in the field of precious metals refining. Their operations cover all three facets of this industry and as such their technical facilities include a laboratory, a refinery and a smelting section. 
This company is Australia‚Äôs leading independent precious metals refiner and it services the jewellery, dental and mining industries.  The premises are in the process of being fully renovated and boast the latest technology in refining.  Excellent staff facilities include well appointed eating areas as well as a gymnasium and management provides a full set of work clothes including jeans, boots, jumpers, jackets, etc.
As a Trainee Precious Metals Process Technician  you will be working in the refining and smelting departments. Precious metal refining is a sophisticated process and DOES NOT utilise big furnaces as you may expect.
Working in a team, your main duty will be the refining of precious metals utilising a variety of industry specific methods.  The Company will provide you with extensive in-house training which will include the use of induction and resistance furnaces, the use of various chemicals and some analytical procedures.
Candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • You must have completed Year 11 or 12 and have had chemistry as a subject.
  • Some knowledge of working with chemicals either practical or theoretical.
  • Working in the smelting and refining departments means you will be dealing with chemicals and other dangerous goods, as well as some lifting. You must be comfortable and competent in this environment.
  • Good communication and time management skills.
  • Ability to take direction and work autonomously or as part of a team.
  • Flexible attitude to work.
  • Commitment to working safely and responsibly. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
Our client is looking for someone that wants to stay long term. Loyalty and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent working conditions!
If you want extensive in-house training and a secure future then this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for!
You will be working in a safe work environment with modern facilities, including a staff kitchen and lounge, gymnasium and will be provided with free uniform and work shoes.
To apply for this role please send your resume to ChemSkill by  using the "APPLY" button below as soon as possible!!
To discuss this position, please feel free to call Helen or Cristina on (03) 9516 0100 during office hours.
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, only those that are short-listed will be contacted for an initial screening interview. All applicants CVs will remain on our database to be considered for future positions.
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