Nyrstar’s Hobart smelter is a large-scale zinc smelter located on the western bank of the Derwent River Estuary in Hobart, Tasmania. The facility uses the RLE process for zinc production. Hobart is closely integrated with the Nyrstar Port Pirie multi-metals smelter, which processes Hobart’s paragoethite by-product as well as a relatively small volume of other leach by-products. The site has operated for more than 100 years and is one of the world’s largest and most efficient zinc producers, with a capacity of 280,000 tonnes of market metal.

Mobile Plant Operator

We are looking for a skilled mobile equipment operator to bring their work ethic, energy, commitment, and flexible attitude, to our wharf blending and transport operations team.

Production Superintendent

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic innovator to bring their strong experience in metal processing and production to our team, and play a key role in one of the world's largest zinc smelters. This is a rare opportunity to work on site in the resources industry, in a capital city location.


Mechanical Maintainers and Electrical/Instrumentation Maintainers provide quality and timely preventative maintenance and repairs of the plant to ensure operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner.

Procurement Officer

We are looking for a motivated Procurement Officer to research, evaluate, compare and negotiate supply of goods and services that deliver value to the region. Wide ranging operational needs from a variety business functions make this a stimulating and challenging career opportunity. 

Production Team Leader

A fantastic opportunity to utilise your people and communication skills, organisation, and problem solving abilities to make a positive impact on the culture and performance of the site.

Scheduler – Cellhouse Project-Fixed Term (30 months)

Nyrstar are preparing to deliver a $400m expansion at the Hobart site including the replacement of the existing Electrolysis plant with a modern, automated 300,000 tpa ‘Super-jumbo’ Cellhouse.

Electrical Maintenance Team Leader

You will play a key role delivering front line leadership and supervision to an Electrical Site Maintenance Team. You will be responsible for the safe, efficient and effective implementation of your daily department maintenance activities, ensuring the planned performance and integrity of the production asset whilst developing strong working relationships with operating teams.

Procurement Specialist – Cell House Project-Fixed Term – 30 months

Nyrstar are preparing to deliver a $400m expansion at the Hobart site. Nyrstar, the second largest zinc producer globally, is a mutli metal producer with mines, smelters and other operations in Australia, Europe and the United States.   

Capital Spend Category Lead - Fixed Term – 30 months

Responsible for all tendering and contracting across site for capital projects and shutdowns. The site is currently undergoing significant investment and expansion with a number of exciting projects starting up in the near future.  This role represents a great opportunity to participate and grow skill sets and experience. 

Production Operators

Production Operators are the heart and soul of the Zinc Works, responsible for the safe and effective day to day operation of plant and equipment, in order to safely and consistently achieve production targets.

Plant Metallurgist

Metallurgists at Nyrstar Hobart deliver technical advice, support and strategic process direction, playing a key role in the success of one of the world's largest and most efficient zinc producers. You will champion safe, efficient and cost-effective production, to ensure that optimum performance standards are achieved and that technical integrity is maintained. 

Lubrication Officer

As the eyes and ears of the Reliability team, you are responsible for executing the lubrication schedule whilst monitoring equipment. Your strong trade background and high level of mechanical aptitude will support lubrication as a key strategic and critical function on site for the ongoing performance and reliability of site assets.

Laboratory Analyst - Shift

Utilise a wide range of classical and instrumental analytical techniques to undertake routine and specialised tests. You will work as part of a talented and efficient team to achieve production targets and meet customer requirements in compliance. We will value your exceptional attention to detail, and analytical, organisation, and communication skills. You will enjoy working with the protocol of a scientific environment.


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