Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Trainee Graduate Chemical Engineer at Rio Tinto

New challenges demand new ideas. As experts in mining and metals we’re looking for the next generation of challengers, visionaries and pioneers.


The people who will think beyond possibility to deliver ideas and answers that are essential to human progress.

Did you know late last year we piloted the world’s first autonomous heavy-haul train to safely drive a 100-kilometre distance?

At Rio Tinto as pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

We’ve been in business for more than 145 years and produce a diverse suite of minerals and metals that enable the world to grow and develop.

Discover more about our Energy & Minerals Graduate Rotation Programme

Rio Tinto’s Energy & Minerals group includes a diverse portfolio of high-quality mining, refining and marketing operations and projects that contribute to the daily lives of people around the world.

Our two-year graduate rotation programme is designed to develop technical experts and future leaders of tomorrow, whilst preparing you for a career with us.

In your second year, we give you the opportunity to pioneer change and innovation across the organisation by rotating every six months across two locations

This is an exciting opportunity for those seeking a challenging, exciting and rewarding experience. Our rotation programme is available in Canada (Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium), USA (Boron), South-Africa (Richard Bay Minerals) and Madagascar (QIT Madagascar Minerals) in Metallurgical and Chemical/Process Engineering

Our regional operations’ roles will be residential and relocation will be required for the duration.

To succeed in this role, you will have:
  • Bachelor university degree in a related field
  • Less than 2 years of professional experience in your field of study
  • Dedication to promoting a positive safety culture
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of English as well as French preferred

Closing Date: 10.09.2018

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