JR Metallurgist

Job Type Temporary
Job ID 16917
Salary $0.00
Job Description

A progressive company in the Welland Area is currently seeking a JR Metallurgist

Day Shift is available

Pay rate: $70K plus.

Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Mining Engineering, Materials Engineering or in a related science discipline or equivalent.

3 - 5 years of previous working experience in a minerals related field or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience


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 responsible for client relationships/communications and meeting client requirements for successful project completion.

He/she ensures that work meets established quality standards and Company procedures. 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 test work.
  • 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.
  • This position works under general supe


  • Previous experience in mineral processing, hydrometallurgy or gold metallurgy, including flowsheet development, bench scale test work 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.
  • Ensures full compliance with the company’s Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.


If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume by email to carol@winterstaffing.com  


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