Junior Metallurgist

CA-ON-Dubreuilville, Island Gold Mine
3 weeks ago(22/11/2017 12:22 PM)
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Reporting Manager Role
Mill Superintendent


Reporting to the Mill Superintendent, the Junior Metallurgist is responsible for the execution of the strategy for the operation, and metallurgic team to ensure continued growth of the team and to maximize operational efficiencies and profitability. Additionally, to supervise the day to day operation and analysis of incoming ore, the extraction process, and the sampling of extracted metals.


Position:                  Junior Metallurgist


Reports to:              Mill Superintendent


About Alamos Gold Inc.:        Alamos is a Canadian-based intermediate gold producer with diversified production from four operating mines in North America. This includes the Young-Davidson and Island Gold mines in north and northwestern Ontario, Canada and the Mulatos and El Chanate mines in Sonora State, Mexico. Additionally, the Company has a significant portfolio of exploration through advanced development stage projects in Mexico, Turkey, Canada and the United States. Alamos employs more than 1,700 people and is committed to the highest standards of sustainable development.


Island Gold Mine is located near Dubreuilville in Northwestern Ontario and is an underground gold mine operation. With the company's focus on this flagship operation, there are transformational development plans at Island Gold to position the mine for future growth by unlocking the value of the Resource extension at depth. This is a very exciting time in the mine life of Island Gold and with that we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!



Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement processes, policies, systems, and practices within the mill and metallurgical unit that contribute to a unified business platform that is scalable, transferable to other functional areas, and adds value for key stakeholders
  • Provides daily technical support to mill operations for troubleshooting and correcting metallurgical and production problems
  • Has day-to-day responsibility for the refinery operation and production including gold pouring process
  • Develops and executes lab and plant metallurgical studies aimed at improving mill throughput, recovery, and costs
  • Responsible for mill metallurgical accounting practices and review of daily, monthly, and annual metallurgical reports
  • Monitors and evaluates metallurgical performance of the mill to develop and execute test programs for improving mill recovery, throughput, and costs. Prepares monthly status and reports on all technical studies
  • Interacts with geology, mine planning, and ore control personnel to define characteristics of ore reserves
  • Interacts with the environmental department on affairs related to gold ore processing
  • Interact with Millwrights on affairs related to improve / implement equipment’s related to gold ore processing.
  • Interacts with the Mill Technician, Operator and Instrumentation team to develop new control strategies for improving mill performance



  • Degree in Mineral Processing, Metallurgy, Chemical Engineering.
  • Professional designation or certification in related area.
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in ore processing.
  • Experience in technical problem resolution
  • Knowledge and technical experience in ore treatment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written, with both internal and external contacts, and the ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment


Position is based in operations working on a defined rotation schedule. 


We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Alamos Gold is an equal opportunity employer. As an applicant invited to participate in the recruitment process (such as an interview or testing), should you require accommodation due to a disability, please discuss your needs with us.




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