HR, Training and Academic Support

Our excellence lies in continuously developing a skilled, motivated, high performing and diverse workforce. Mintek continues to drive effective implementation of its Human Resources Strategy by ensuring that we grow talent from within especially from our pipeline development initiatives and aggressively recruiting and retaining staff.

Careers @ MINTEK

MINVAC (Mintek Vacancies)

Mintek, South Africa’s national mineral research organisation, is one of the world’s leading technology organisations specialising in mineral processing, extractive metallurgy and related areas. Working closely with industry and other R&D institutions, Mintek provides service test work, process development and optimisation, consulting and innovative products to clients world-wide.

Vacancies will be filled in accordance with Mintek’s Employment Equity Plan. All enquiries should be addressed to:

Joy Tsoku - 011 709 4971

Simpiwe Boli - 011 709 4105

Roschelle Naidoo - 011 709 4377

MINTEK Human Resources and Development Division
Private Bag X3015, Randburg, South Africa 2125.
E-mail: careers@mintek.co.za

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Mintek corporate profile and other corporate information

We currently have opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join us in the following positions:


Chief Technician

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

Add to the profitability of the Division through execution of pyrometallurgical testwork. The incumbent will be involved in strategic planning with regard the Division’s facilities and will be expected to guide and direct junior staff in a mentorship and coaching role.

Minvac Chief Technician (PDD) April 2014


SSMB Engineer (AO3)

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

The Small Scale Mining and Beneficiation (SSMB) Division supports Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in the minerals sector by identifying economically viable opportunities, providing access to appropriate technologies, providing training and incubation.

The person appointed to this position will be involved in the Development and Transfer of appropriate technologies to small scale operators.

Minvac SSMB – Engineer

Assistant Librarian

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

To coordinate corporate performance information and to o perform library tasks of a more complicated nature which could involve some problem-solving and a certain degree of initiative.  

Minvac_Assistant librarian APRIL 2014

Graphic Designer

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

To provide Mintek with in-house capability for producing graphic material. The Graphic Designer takes projects from the initial concept stage and coordinates steps through the completion of the projects; creates layouts and designs artwork for promotional, development and recruitment publications including, but not limited to, printed programmes brochures and advertising campaign products.

Minvac_Graphic designer_APRIL 2014

HR Planning and Training

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

To provide an effective and efficient HR, Learning and Development role to Mintek by applying empirical, market-related and up-to-date organisational effectiveness practices within the scope of legislation as well as partnering with the business to ensure provision of a competent and skilled workforce.Champions and drives change within the organisation.

MINVAC Head OD HR planning and training

Human Capital Development Officer

Posted on Apr 9, 2014

To oversee Mintek’s Work Integrated Learner Programme,  Science Promotion activities for the full-time bursary programme; the annual Minquiz science competition, Mintek’s corporate social responsibility programmes and  to align these with the strategic objectives of Mintek to create a skills pool for future divisional business requirements.


Human Capital Development Officer

Posted on Apr 9, 2014

To oversee Mintek’s graduate and researcher development programmes, the research-study based internship programmes, the Artisan Learnership Programmes

Minvac HCDO 2

OD Specialist

Posted on Apr 9, 2014

To develop, design and implement transformation and change programmes that align workforce with key business strategies and initiatives.


Recruitment Specialist/Senior HR Generalist

Posted on Apr 9, 2014

To create a close working relationship with Mintek’s senior leadership and divisional managers by developing and implementing an HR agenda and programmes which closely support the overall aims of the organisation.

Minvac rec spec snr hr gen

Senior ER Practitioner

Posted on Apr 9, 2014

The incumbent will be required to perform the activities relating to Labour Relations within the Human Resource Division, supervise staff and enhance a proactive employee relations climate within Mintek.

Minvac Senior ER Practitioner