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Porcupine Gold Mines is a subsidiary of Goldcorp Canada Ltd., situated in Timmins, Ontario. Porcupine consists of three distinct mining operations; Hoyle Pond Underground, Dome Underground and the Hollinger Open Pit. These assets, combined with our world-class mill serve to ensure a sustainable future for our employees, their families and our community.
Mill Metallurgist – Dome Mine
Porcupine Gold Mines – Timmins, ON
We are seeking an individual to provide support to the operational side of the organization through effective collection and analysis of plant metallurgical and operating data. The position will also be responsible for proposing, executing and/or managing projects aimed at improving the overall efficiency of the processing operations. The incumbent will ensure regulatory and inter-company environmental and safety procedural compliance, including compliance with Goldcorp Golden and Lifesaving Rules. Generate competent, workable, and safe mill process changes, plans and measure performance and effectiveness of existing designs and systems. Be alert and observe, correct and report unsafe conditions. Actively promote Golden Rules, carry and utilize the Golden Guide.
The main responsibilities of the  Metallurgist are to:
  • Create and analyze databases to gather information and improve performance and production and reduce costs.
  • Gather information and perform analysis to assist in determining the budget and plan for mill metallurgical needs.
  • Carry out routine plant sampling and test work to support operations and project work.
  • Research and recommend physical and chemical methods to separate minerals and metals from their ores.
  • Maintain fine carbon handling accounting.
  • Monitor and report on reagent consumption in the mill.
  • Direct sampling from various stages of processing for laboratory analysis and testing.
  • Investigate whether methods being used are the cheapest, most efficient and environmentally acceptable.
  • Calculate and review temperature adjustments, raw material mixtures and other processing variables to make metals.
  • Identify and implement plant improvement opportunities, lead small to medium scale capital projects through to completion.
  • Optimize circuit performance and reagent usage to minimize cost.
  • Monitor efficiency in mill tailings treatment and disposal and address gaps.
  • Provide information on mill process metallurgy, production and cost.
  • Organize work plans, prioritize and administer processes and procedures to ensure efficient use of time and resources.
  • Direct operator activities for circuit checks and accurately measure key milling parameters.
The successful candidate will have:
  • University degree in mineral processing or Chemical Engineering, or a 3 year Diploma in Metallurgical Technology.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a minerals processing environment.
  • Ability to lead projects and see them through to completion.
  • Experience with cyanide detoxification technology.
  • Gold hydrometallurgical experience.
  • Rod and Ball mill operational experience.
  • CIP operational experience.
  • Gold gravity extraction experience.
  • Ability to use in-house computer systems including Microsoft packages and PI Process Book.
How to Apply
Applications close on December 16, 2018. Please enter Job Number POR00002667 to submit your online application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Goldcorp is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided to support participation in the recruitment process. All properties owned by PGM are now Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc. 

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