Junior Mineralogist Jobs at SGS in Sandton, Gauteng

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SGS company opens jobs for Junior Mineralogist positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Other skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 4 500 - R 15 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Oil and Gas, Retail Office Equipment, & Consumer Services, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Junior Mineralogist
Region:Gauteng, Sandton - Gauteng
Job Function:Other
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 4.500 - ZAR 15.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Consumer Services, Oil and Gas, Retail Office Equipment

Job Description

Company Description
We are SGS – the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 97,00 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.
Job Description
To perform the role of junior mineralogist within the division. The responsibilities and authorities of the junior mineralogist in mineralogy in relation to post requirements of managerial, technical and key support personnel are outlined

  • Control all activities related to an assigned project, including coordination of sample preparation and associated staff, QC/QA of samples prepared, data acquisition using available mineralogical equipment and QC/QA of the data, liaison with all other departments, divisions and subcontractors involved for XRD project with less than 30 samples.
  • When required, assist with sample preparation during normal working hours
  • Data processing / control, reporting of testwork according to company guidelines with input from the mineralogist to line manager and report writing.
  • Creating the context for the work within which certain objectives need to be achieved implies the planning and structuring of task achievements over a period that ranges from 1 week to 1 month.
  • Evaluation of results and interpretation.
  • Management, training and direction of technical support staff in quality, testwork methodology, safety and time management.
  • Meet company targets concerning turnover and quality for projects assigned.
  • Responsible for the effective and appropriate use of equipment, facilities and good housekeeping.
  • Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
  • Perform any other reasonable task as assigned by the direct line manager.
  • Attend required Minerlaogy technique training when arranged


  • B.Sc Hons. in Geology/metallurgy


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information


SGS is a leading multinational company that specializes in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is the leading global provider of these services, helping its customers to manage their risks in a wide variety of fields, from quality control to safety, health and environment. With a network of more than 2,600 offices and laboratories, SGS operates in over 140 countries, offering a comprehensive portfolio of services that meet the highest standards of accuracy, reliability and speed. In addition, SGS offers a variety of services that enable its customers to make informed decisions and achieve their quality, safety and security goals.

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