Posted on: 25/11/2017

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Industry and Manufacturing


Senior Manager, Metallurgy
Toronto, Ontario

The company is a well known gold mining company with offices and sites all over the world. Generous relocation package offered to anyone living in Canada and the USA.

The Senior Manger Metallurgy will provide technical leadership in areas relating to mineral processing and support the effective implementation of existing and innovative practices and technologies. The candidate will participate in site specific initiatives, as well as operational performance and cost optimization efforts. Short term goals will seek improvements to cash flow, metal production and risk mitigation with long term goals aligned towards the Corporate Vision and Values statement (included within this document).

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

*Monitor and benchmark Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) from respective sites and unit operations to share best in class performance, and to highlight opportunities for improvement.

*Review operating results, costs, forecasts, annual budgets and LOM plans. Identify variability and short/long range challenges associated with annual budgets and proactively support improvement.

*Support ongoing efforts to test, model, and validate expected metallurgical performance relative to mineralogy to strengthen GeoMet models and production forecasts.

*Review and critique ongoing site based metallurgical testing and activities, as well as proposed corporate metallurgical research and optimization programs.

*Review long term sustaining capital projects with a particular focus on water management, water treatment and tailings storage facility capacity for continued environmental permit compliance.

*Remain abreast of new developments and techniques in metallurgy and processing. Develop an efficient network with experts and others in the industry.

Skills & Qualifications

*B. Eng or B.Sc. in Metallurgy, Mineral Processing or Chemical Engineering.
*The candidate should have at least 10 to 15 years of operations and supervisory experience with exposure to a cross section of extractive and hydrometallurgical processes.
*The applicant must have strong organizational, communications, presentation and interpersonal skills and be a self-starter who enjoys a results oriented environment.
*Although this position reports into the Toronto office, the applicant must be willing and able to travel on both short term and medium term assignments when required.

The candidate must be fluent in English and will also ideally be functional in Spanish.
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