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Type of employment: Permanent

Business Line: SGS Minerals

Reporting to: Group Manager


About SGS:

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 95,000 employees and 2,400 offices and laboratories across the world. SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries. As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked SGS as one of the world’s top multinationals and the Dow Jones has also recognized SGS for its sustainability processes. In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.


A day in the of an SGS Senior Metallurgist:

• Establishes methods and procedures to complete assigned work schedules and coordinates work activities with other Project Managers, Metallurgists/ Engineers and Technical Staff.
• Establishes and understands client’s needs and objectives for a successful project or campaign.
• Prepares projects technical and financial proposals.
• Carries out all the planning, scheduling and coordination required to execute a project or campaign.
• Implements project management methodologies for the planning and control of a project or pilot plant campaigns.
• Communicates routinely with clients, peers and sub-ordinates involved in each program.
• Prepares interim and final technical, reports, as required.
• Controlling project budgets and prepares project billing information for invoicing (when required).
• Co-ordinates and oversees the set-up of machinery, equipment for laboratory and pilot plant circuits,
• Carries out pilot plant project planning and co-ordination including risk assessments, technical protocols, sample planning and technical training of technicians.

Ideal Candidate:


• Bachelor University degree in Chemical Engineering, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Mining Engineering, Materials Engineering or in a related science discipline or equivalent.
• 8 - 10 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 extraction, including flowsheet, development, bench scale testwork and pilot plant programs.
• Strong project management skills.
• Previous experience in a consulting function or plant operation would be an asset.
• Strong leadership skills and experience in the supervising of technical teams.
• Experience with financial/budget responsibilities.
• Demonstrates above average verbal and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
• Demonstrates the ability to write complex technical reports.
• The ability to manage technical staff and coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced, highly professional environment is essential. 

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.

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