Career Opportunities

Mineral Process Engineer

The position of mineral processing engineer will support the flotation division sales, engineering and R&D team at our Erie, PA location.  A key objective is to facilitate sales of mineral processing equipment to a world-wide market. Work will be focused on customer technical support, technical sales, new product/process develop and general technical support to global operations.  The process engineer is encouraged to promote innovative methods of achieving customer's objectives in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.  Specifically, the candidate must have an in-depth, fundamental knowledge of the basic principles of magnetic and flotation separation equipment.

Qualifications:

  1. B.S. degree in mineral processing from an accredited university.
  2. 3 - 5 years of related experience 
  3. Demonstrated ability to lead major sales and technical projects.
  4. Fluent in basic computer skills including all MS Office and AutoDesk products.
  5. Multi-lingual.
  6. Solid understanding of mineral processing equipment design principles.
  7. Well organized with good leadership skills
  8. Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills.
  9. Excellent verbal and written skills.
  10. Ability to travel

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  1. General management of customer projects including proposal development, contract negotiations, project test plan development/execution and final report preparation/presentation.
  2. Technical liaison with a broad range of national and international customers and agents to determine proper applications for Eriez’ equipment and recommend innovative solutions.
  3. Preparation of technical and commercial proposals for test programs and equipment.
  4. Determination of preferred flowsheets and treatment techniques.
  5. Preparation of equipment sizing recommendations and process warranties.
  6. Sales and marketing including customer presentations and technical sales calls.
  7. Management of in-house and on-site test programs, including data analysis and reporting.
  8. Domestic and international travel to support field sales teams and test programs.
  9. Development and upkeep of technical manuals, operation & maintenance manuals, and process selection tools/calculators. 
  10. Conduct equipment training sessions for customers and Eriez professional staff.
  11. Contribute to the development of prototype designs from conception through pilot-scale testing, and ultimately to full-scale implementation.
  12. Evaluation and testing of prototype and full-scale equipment at external labs and customer sites.
  13. Direct and/or participate with a team of research engineers/technicians in conducting R&D projects. 
  14. Author and present technical papers/presentation and national and international meetings.