This position will assist in conducting metallurgical test procedures involving physical and/or chemical metallurgical separations. In addition, this position will be responsible for project management under the supervision of a Metallurgist or Senior Metallurgist for simple projects. This job description applies to Metallurgists in the technical groups of Mineral Processing (Grinding & Flotation), Gold Processing and Hydrometallurgy.
? Assist Technicians, Technologists, Metallurgists, Senior Metallurgists, and Project Managers in laboratory, sample preparation, and pilot plant environments. ? Participate in large scale pilot plants and interpreting results under the supervision of a Senior Metallurgist and/or Project Manager. ? Exposure to the technical groups of Mineral Processing (Grinding, Flotation), Gold Processing and Hydrometallurgy. ? Aid in drafting and preparing portions of reports that are ultimately provided to clients. ? Assist Metallurgists and Project Managers with the management of small projects of variable scope and complexity in the Mineral Processing (Grinding, Flotation), Gold Processing and Hydrometallurgy groups. ? Support in compiling and analyzing metallurgical data. ? Assist in the scheduling of metallurgical testwork ? Directs technicians/technologists ? Verify and report results. ? May travel to other SGS metallurgical laboratory locations in Canada or overseas on either short term assignments or longer term assignments as part of a strategic initiative. ? May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed.
Additional Information SGS offers market leading geochemical, metallurgical, oil sands, coal and trade services, from 15 locations across the country. Minerals Services is well positioned to serve the mining and energy sectors at every stage, from exploration all the way through to its environmental impact.
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.
For candidates who meet these pre-requisites, SGS offers a stimulating professional, environment and a very competitive compensation package.
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? Bachelor University degree in Chemical Engineering, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Mining Engineering or in a related science discipline. ? Up to 3 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 and gold metallurgy, including flowsheet development, bench scale testwork is an asset. ? Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner. ? Candidates must be proficient in using various type of computer software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.). ? Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment. ? Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition. ? Ability to work well with others and independently. ? Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail. ? Works well under pressure. ? Extended hours may be required from time to time. ? Travel may be required from time to time. ? Ensures full compliance with the company's Health & Safety, Code of Integrity, and Professional Conduct policies.