Production Metallurgist

About the role

As a Production Metallurgist, you will play a vital role in our metallurgy team. You'll report directly to the Metallurgy Superintendent, and your primary objective will be to optimise metallurgical processes for ferro alloy and sinter production. You'll work to ensure safety, efficiency, and product quality. Collaboration with production and maintenance teams will be vital in identifying and implementing improvements while adhering to safety protocols.


  • Ensure process safety and compliance with procedures.
  • Investigate deviations and implement corrective measures.
  • Provide technical input across various plant operations.
  • Contribute to business planning and forecasting.
  • Monitor production units and troubleshoot issues.

About your experience

To succeed in this position, you must have excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with different teams and stakeholders. Additionally, you should be analytical, detail-oriented, and able to troubleshoot and solve complex problems. Given the dynamic nature of production environments, it is also essential that you are resilient and adaptable.


  • Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
  • Min. 2 years of post-graduate experience in metallurgy, preferably in alloy smelting.
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Proficiency in process control systems.
  • Ability to develop common systems and standards.

About our team

Liberty Bell Bay is Australia's sole ferroalloy producer, operating four electric arc furnaces and sinter Plant to manufacture high-carbon ferromanganese, silicomanganese, and sinter. A proud member of the GFG Alliance, we nurture an agile, entrepreneurial culture marked by boundless energy, ambition, and a commitment to sustainable growth initiatives. Our mission is to empower our people and businesses to prosper and progress, and we welcome you to be part of shaping the future with us.

Join us at Liberty Bell Bay, situated just 50km north of Launceston, Tasmania, and experience a unique lifestyle opportunity. Benefit from short commutes, easy access to recreational activities, affordable housing options, exceptional schools, a vibrant cultural and sporting scene, and inclusive communities.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion, and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.


Apply today.