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Metallurgist - Extractive Metallurgy

Company: Sgs
Location: Ontario
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

We are SGS the worlds leading testing, inspection, and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 93,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer, and more interconnected world. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

Job Description

This position is responsible for the technical competence in conducting metallurgical test procedures involving physical and/or chemical metallurgical separations. Projects will vary from simple to complex integrated processes.

The incumbent is accountable for setting and controlling project budgets and issuing project billing invoices. The incumbent has responsibility for health & safety, environment, productivity, and quality priorities, ensuring that all of these issues are addressed and optimized.

  • Responsible for the management of small and medium sized projects of variable scope and complexity.
  • Establishes scheduling work flows through the department so that client deadlines are met in a timely fashion; monitor throughout and performance.
  • Participates in large scale pilot plants and interprets results under the supervision of a Senior Metallurgist and/or Project Manager.
  • Responsible for projects, operations and pilot plant/laboratory campaigns of variable scope and complexity.
  • Works to solve client problems to ensure quality and customer satisfaction standards are met.
  • Solves day to day production and process problems within the department.
  • Compile and analyzes metallurgical data.
  • Prepares and composes substantial portions and/or complete reports that are ultimately provided to clients.
  • Scheduling of metallurgical testwork.
  • Manages financial aspects of projects and issue monthly project invoices
  • Represents the company before clients and engages in business development.
  • Provides advice to other Technicians, Technologists and Junior Metallurgists.
  • May have part-time supervisory responsibilities for technical subordinates.
  • Possible travel to other SGS metallurgical laboratory locations in Canada or overseas or to plant locations on either short-term assignments or longer-term assignments as part of a strategic initiative.
  • This position works under general supervision.
  • May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed. Qualifications
    • Bachelor University degree in Chemical Engineering, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Mining Engineering, Materials Engineering or in a related science discipline or equivalent.
    • 3 - 8 years of previous working experience in a minerals related field or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
    • Previous experience in mineral processing, hydrometallurgy or gold metallurgy, including flowsheet development, bench scale testwork and pilot plant programs
    • Strong project management skills
    • Strong leadership skills and experience in the supervising of small technical teams, ideally including the supervising of people in a minerals related laboratory.
    • Experience with financial/budget responsibilities
    • Demonstrates above average verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
    • Ability to compose clear and concise technical reports.
    • Familiar with key unit operations and equipment. Candidates must be proficient in using various type of computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
    • Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.
    • Ability to work well with others and independently
    • Extended hours may be required from time to time.
    • Travel to other SGS locations or plant sites may be required from time to time.
    • Ensures full compliance with the companys Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.
      Additional Information

      SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

      Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.by Jobble

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