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:


SSMB Engineer (A03)

Posted on Apr 23, 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.

Minvac SSMB – Engineer

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


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

EMS Manager

Posted on Apr 3, 2014

Minvac EMS Manager

Senior Engineer – Pyrometallurgy Division

Posted on Mar 17, 2014

Add to the profitability of the division through execution of pyrometallugical test work of an applied nature for which specific experience, based on unique on-job training and tertiary qualifications in the pyro metallurgy discipline, is required. Accumulation of information to be used for diagnosing, coordination and supervision of projects are integral aspects of this position.

Minvac Senior Engineer (PDD)11March2014