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Chief Technical Officer M/W

Position Reference:  43027

Indonesia, Halmahera, ID

Contract type:  Permanent

Purpose of the position:


In the frame of the Weda Bay operations the jobholder is part of the PT Weda Bay team to develop and implement the best standards in mine/plan operation and conduct innovation and CO2 reduction program.

Scope: JV between Tsingshan (majority shareholder) and Eramet, as well as PT Antam (10%). The company is building road and infrastructure and operating a mining concession (Contract of Work) for a minimum 30 Mwmt/y of Ni ore (up to 83 Mwmt/y), while operating a 30kt Ni contained NPI plant. Total investment for these operations is valued at 525 M$. The total workforce in the mining project will be between 9500 to 12 000 persons, including contractors.



  • Leads the development and implementation of Eramet Production System in all the operational functions (mine operation, maintenance, technical services, environment, rehabilitation, …) at PT Weda Bay
  • Develop and train teams on Operational Excellence tools, Lead some continuous improvement projects.
  • Lead the CO2 reduction impact and energy efficiency improvement.
  • Develop and lead the digital transformation program.
  • R&D on knowledge of the different kind of ores, developing resources estimation method, valorization, ore processing.
  • Follow-up the process to keep the plant at its optimal operating point.
  • Take part in various strategic projects aimed at improving the plant safety and performances, or develop new products.
  • Represent PT WBN in the mining International Competent Group (ICG) and implement the Best Practices of ERAMET.
  • Follow the different improvement actions plan and link with Eramet group.


About you:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Mine/Geology Engineering.
  • Minimum 15 years combined experience in benchmark mine operations.
  • Fluent in English



With operations on five continents and employees from more than 66 different countries, Eramet is an inherently diverse group. We are convinced that this diversity of talents and skills is an asset and we are actively engaged in recruiting the talented people who will be crucial to our success in the future, regardless of their gender, disability, age, social or cultural origin or sexual orientation. We are committed to offering all employees the support and development opportunities they need throughout their careers.