Region :

Centre-du-Québec | Mauricie | Northern Quebec

Schedule :

Permanent, Full time

Job Description

Reporting to the concentrator superintendent, the metallurgist plans, coordinates and supervises metallurgical activities. It works closely with other sectors (mining operations, ore processing maintenance, technical services, procurement). In collaboration with the operations team, he makes decisions on optimizing treatment processes. It supports the actions undertaken by the Corporate Social Responsibility sector.


  • Monitor and maintain the metallurgical performance of ore treatment processes (overall performance rate);
  • Ensure production quality;
  • Actively participate in mine planning decision-making;
  • Draw up and set instructions for adding reagents;
  • Establish priorities and determine the department’s material and equipment needs;
  • Keep track of consumables and reagents;
  • Coordinate the work of mineral processing technicians;
  • Adjust operating instructions according to process analysis and operator feedback;
  • Technology watch;
  • Maintain business links with suppliers;
  • Make recommendations on new products (reagents and consumables) and new technologies to be considered;
  • Write metallurgical reports,
  • Present a production summary to management;
  • Prepare objectives and related budgets in collaboration with the concentrator superintendent
  • Collaborate with process optimization management, propose continuous improvement mandates, justify the impact of expected results and suggest priorities for implementation.

Required profile


  • Demonstrate rigorous health and safety enforcement while being an active ambassador to promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace;
  • Ensure that all operations are conducted in an environmentally and ethically responsible manner, ensuring that company policies and practices are aligned with these values;
  • Foster an inclusive work environment by valuing multiculturalism and diversity while ensuring that all employees are treated fairly, without discrimination or prejudice.


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, materials and metallurgical engineering or mining engineering, specializing in ore processing;
  • Good knowledge of flotation processes;
  • Member in good standing of the OIQ;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • Innovative drive and technological curiosity;
  • Constructive, participative, influential and mobilizing leader;
  • Bilingualism;
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels;
  • Concern for health and safety in the workplace and the environment;
  • Experience in a multicultural environment an asset;
  • Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts of 14/14 FIFO type.