Nyrstar Port Pirie Pty Ltd

Who we are


Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In August 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide. Visit www.nyrstar.com


Overview of the role


Nyrstar Port Pirie are seeking a Sampler to join the on-site Laboratory team.


Samplers are responsible for undertaking routine sample collection within the pit and plant areas, ensuring accurate analysis of plant processes and incoming raw materials. Sample collection can be physically demanding and may require you to walk around the large site , walk in the pit (soft surfaces), use a shovel to split samples and move up to 20kg samples. You may use a ute to collect and move samples back to the Laboratory, so you must have a current drivers license.


Reporting to the Sample Mill Supervisor, you must be able to take direction and follow procedures. This role is crucial for process control and metallurgical accounting.


This is a permanent opportunity, working 12 hour day shifts – 4 days on, 4 days off. The successful candidate must be residentially based in the Port Pirie region.


Qualifications, Skills & Experiences:


  • Must be physically fit to complete the work, by passing a pre-employment medical
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time well, multi-task and prioritise sample collections
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word and Outlook is required


What does working for Nyrstar mean?


We offer a career of challenge, reward and growth in a company that is focussed on being a leader in our field. Safety, Health, Hygiene & Environment are the foundation of all our values – we live safety by living our values: Respect, Ownership, Excellence, Teamwork and Integrity.


What we offer:


  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Competitive salary
  • Subsidised health membership
  • Private Health benefits option (corporate rates)
  • Subsidised Dental Health Care – for you and your family
  • Novated car leasing option
  • Relocation support
  • Study leave assistance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program


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Please note you must have unrestricted valid rights to work in Australia. Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within its workforce. Nyrstar Port Pirie’s Safety Policy requires clean shaven employees and is a non-smoking site. Only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at Nyrstar.


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