Navarro - Mineral Processing And Metallurgy - Cebu City, Philippines

Luceno Navarro

Cebu City, Philippines

Summary

To progress into position commensurate to my educational qualification and work experience that present challenges and opportunities for advancement

Services

Mineral Processing And Metallurgy

Summary:

Familiarity with modern distributed process control systems, gold mass balance accounting, crushing, grinding, heap leaching, flotation, CIL/CIP, merill crowe, electro-winning and Met Lab operation•

Work History

Senior Metallurgist

St. Barbara-Gold Ridge Operation

Guadalcanal, Honiara, Solomon Island

General Function
• Reviewing and improving plant metallurgical performance
• Providing support to production team by monitoring and analyzing metallurgical and plant data
• Supervise, coordinate and control metallurgy and research operation
• Improve and maintain performance in terms of safety, production and cost control
• Supervise Gold Room staff and operation
• Ensure metallurgical accounting records are maintain
• Be aware of process development in related fields
• Pursue new methods and practices for improving plant performance
• Monitor and optimize usage of reagents and consumables
• Schedule and participate in regular safety and toolbox meeting

Metallurgist

Process Metallurgist

Loulo Gold Mine
Randgold Resources Limited
Loulo, Mali, West Africa

General Function
• Task to mentor, provide technical support to the Plant operations group
• Assist in all aspects of processing start-up and preparation, including but not limited to optimization, planning and execution of grinding and recovery circuit surveys
• A high commitment to health and safety practices
• Oversee the operations of the process plant to help ensure that the documented procedures are implemented within the control bounds at all times
• Collate data for production accounting, reporting and forecasting in which case assist the Senior Metallurgist in the preparation of concentrator production reports, metallurgical balance sheet and reagent consumption
• Coordinate the day to day operation of gold room and manage metal reconciliation system
• Received/evaluate operational and assay data from Laboratory to ensure accuracy in metallurgical accounting system
• Perform metallurgical laboratory test, submit report with remarks/recommendation to the Senior Met for review
• Confer and discuss plant performance trends, changes in plant parameters, ore blend and come up with ideas for continuous improvement.
• Provide specific information to Met Senior Engineer of plant break-downs
• Capable of managing a professional team in the absence of Senior Met Engineer
• Liaise with mining and geology departments to achieve optimum throughput and recovery
• Perform other tasks assigned to him by his superior related to his job

Mill Shift Supervisor

Philippine Gold Processing and Refining Corporation

Masbate Gold Project
Puro, Aroroy, Masbate City, Philippines

General Function
• Implement the direction of the Process Manager / Superintendent
• Knowledge of preparation and start up of mill process circuit
• Lead the team of the Mill Department with the aim of maintaining mill performance in terms of safety, production and cost conscious
• Complete, process and update all records / related documentation
• Keep the Superintendent informed relating plant matter at all times
• Liaise with other Mill Personnel including: Mill shifters, Mill Maintenance Personnel, Assay, Tradesmen/Metallurgical & Environmental Staff and other department as required
• Promote and ensure compliance with Company Policy and Procedure
• Conduct accident and incident investigation, implement necessary precaution to avoid occurrence
• Manage team's performance, train and develop employee culture focused on delivering "best practice" production and safety outcomes
• Ensure that Emergency System and Procedure are in-place and updated
• Cover Senior Mill Supervisor as required
• Good communication skills (English writing and speaking) and computer literacy

Senior Mill Foreman

TVI Resources Development Philippines, Inc

Canatuan Project (Copper - Gold Plant)
Canatuan, Tabayo, Siocon
Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines

General Function
• Manage, control and improve production processes, including contractor performance, assist management in setting achievable production and targets, sourcing of labour to main plant, managing and optimizing of plant, overseeing of operations and maintenance of plant, produce daily/weekly/monthly reports to the Manager, metallurgical accounting
• Meet and discuss regularly with Process Superintendent pertaining to safety, production and cost
• Responsible for the successful operation of the mineral processing plant by means of maintaining acceptable operating parameters and managing the laboratory function by means of complying with the applicable standards and procedures.
• Lead and manage a team of multi craft supervisor responsible for executing mill operations strategies, partnering with the metallurgy and maintenance departments to achieve or exceed ore throughputs and metals extraction goals
• Organize and provide competent leadership and training of personnel to operate the processing plant and motivate each individual for the benefit of the company
• Control stock and assume responsibility of managing expenditure against budget
• Full understanding of plant circuit flowsheet for balancing of metallurgical process
• Coordinate with maintenance, electrical and technical personnel to maximize equipment availability and utilization
• Generates weekly and month-end reports on operations performance variances
• Develop and maintain a culture focused on delivering "best practice" production and safety outcomes
• Relieve Process Superintendent during his absence

Asst. Mill Production Superintendent

Copper - Gold Plant

Lepanto, Mankayan, Benquet
Bagiuo City, Philippines

General Function
• Responsible for the successful operation of the mineral processing plant by means of maintaining acceptable operating parameters and managing the laboratory function by means of complying with the applicable standards and procedures
• Meet and discuss daily with Process Superintendent pertaining to safety, production and cost
• Mentor, provide support and operational advices in the attainment of targets and any issues preventing this are conveyed clearly
• Provide competent leadership to ensure that employees and contractors adhere to safety and environmental standards and any applicable legislative requirements
• Basic knowledge of International Cyanide Management Code
• Develop and implement training programs:
a) To improve employee's skill levels, skills flexibility and accountability for roles and responsibility.
b) Train personnel how to operate the processing plant and motivate each individual for the benefit of the company
• Develop and maintain a culture focused on delivering "best practice" production and safety outcomes
• Control stock and assume responsibility of managing expenditure against budget
• Generates weekly and month-end reports on operations performance variances
• Relieve Process Superintendent during his absence

Safety Officer

EHS - Maintenance Division

Maitland Smith Cebu, Inc
Gate 2, MEPZ 1, Lapu - lapu City
Cebu, Philippines

General Function
• Uphold the company safety policy and procedures.
• Assist in establishing standards to maintain safety and eliminate health hazards

Mill / Gold Recovery Plant Foreman

Philex Gold Philippines Incorporated

Bulawan Operation
Vista Alegre, Nabulao, Sipalay City
Negros Occidental, Philippines

General Function
• Implement the direction of the Mill Superintendent/Asst Mill Supt
• Oversee the plant production processes and aimed to produce a daily production target set by the company.
• Analyze problems in the process plants then to decide the proper corrective measure to alleviate the situation.
• Develop and implement Training and Development programs to improve employee's skill levels, skills flexibility and accountability for roles and responsibility.
• Ensure the plant operates in accordance with the industry standards and environmental laws and restrictions
• Work closely with maintenance, electrical and other support personnel to maximize equipment availability and utilization
• Develop and apply strategies for resolving process bottlenecks and inefficiencies

Production Supervisor

Cosonsa Manufacturing Inc

c/o MRC Compound, G. Quano St., Bo. Alang - alang,
Ibabao, Mandaue City
Cebu, Philippines

General Function
• Coordinates daily with the Production Manager / Co-Supervisors on matters regarding materials and parts specification to make sure it is in accordance with the approved standards for product quality.
• Develop and implement strategies to meet production targets and objective.

Production Supervisor

Bottling Section

Cosmos Bottling Corporation, Pagsabungan Road, Mandaue City
Cebu, Philippines

General Function
• Responsible and directly oversee bottling operation process and aimed to produce the daily forecast volume target.
• The job includes frequent plant inspection to identify hazardous plant condition
• Ensure the plant operates in accordance with the industry standard and environmental laws and restrictions.

Mill / Gold Recovery Plant Shift Operation Foreman

Metallurgical Department

Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation
Masbate Gold Operations
Aroroy, Masbate, Philippines

General Function
• Implement the direction of the Mill Superintendent/Asst Mill Supt
• Oversee the plant production processes and aimed to produce a daily production target set by the company.
• Analyze problems in the process plants then to decide the proper corrective measure to alleviate the situation.
• Develop and implement Training and Development programs to improve employee's skill levels, skills flexibility and accountability for roles and responsibility.
• Ensure the plant operates in accordance with the industry standards and environmental laws and restrictions
• Work closely with maintenance, electrical and other support personnel to maximize equipment availability and utilization
• Keep abreast in the latest technology in gold/silver leaching and extraction of other precious metals.
• Develop and apply strategies for resolving process bottlenecks and inefficiencies

Process Control and Research and Development Analyst

Process Control

Metallurgical Laboratory
Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation
Masbate Gold Operation
Puro, Aroroy, Masbate, Philippines

General Function
• Conduct daily monitoring and implementation of plant process procedure.
• Perform various metallurgical test works (i.e. bond work index, size distribution) on different types of mine ores to determine its viability and amenability to the existing plant metallurgical process.
• Perform the job of the metallurgical accountant when the incumbent is on leave.

I hereby certify that all of the above information is true and correct.
Luceno A. Navarro


Note:
Character reference available upon request

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Cebu Institute of Technology University

Cebu Institute of Technology University

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