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Greenstone Mine - Metallurgist

Greenstone Gold Mines L.P. is a 60/40 joint venture partnership between Equinox Gold and Orion Mine Finance Group formed for the purpose of the joint ownership and development of the Greenstone Gold Property including the Greenstone Mine located on a historical mine site in the Geraldton-Beardmore Greenstone belt in Ontario.  The Greenstone Mine is managed directly by a dynamic and experienced Owner’s team, with an estimated $1.5 Billion investment over the three-year construction and commissioning phase, and a 14-year operating life of mine.


Greenstone Mine is seeking a Metallurgist to join our team. Reporting to the Chief Metallurgist, the Metallurgist is responsible for providing metallurgical expertise to the operation and metallurgical department to improve performance, stability, and overall efficiency of the plant.



  • Providing metallurgical expertise and technical support by defining and managing process plan related projects and troubleshooting activities
  • Generate SOP’s and operations manuals for each circuit
  • Establishing and conducting quality control programs, operating procedures and control strategies
  • Ensuring the process plant meets its targets for throughput, recovery and product quality in a safe and cost-effective manner
  • Conducting analysis on process plant samples
  • Making recommendations to improve plant performance
  • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every employee under or assigned to his/her supervision
  • Maintain and manage agreed projects to improve the Metallurgical performance of the plant within established operational parameters to ensure identify target are met ensuring maximum metal extraction at minimal cost
  • Provide technical resource and formation for the Production and Maintenance Departments as and when required for the purpose of optimizing productivity, resolving key issues on plant
  • Responsible for Metallurgical Laboratory and personnel to perform metallurgical test work and routine metallurgical functions as required
  • Undertake duties other duties as required by Processing Manager and Metallurgical Superintendent
  • Assist in the preparation of production forecast, process operating budgets and monthly process reports
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement programs which will assist in enhancing the performance
  • Generate prompt and precise metallurgical reports
  • Execute accurate performance and environmental monitoring through sampling and analytical procedures cost effectively with regards to high level of safety of self and fellow employees



  • In-depth knowledge in Metallurgical accounting, plant optimization, Metallurgical test work procedures and metallurgical laboratory management
  • Must possess strong metallurgical analysis background
  • Applicant should be a good team player and willing to work beyond normal working hours if the need arise
  • Must be proactive and have the drive to initiate challenging work
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, Advanced Excel, Projects, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in the use of Minitab
  • Must have valid driver’s license



  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Metallurgical, Mineral or Engineering or its equivalent/related field
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a mineral processing plant in a Plant Metallurgist position on a CIL/CIP gold plant



  • This position will be based in Geraldton, ON.


We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Greenstone Gold Mines is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.