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9 months ago   Energy & Mining   Mara   1.3K views Reference: 422
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North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit a Metallurgical Technician to join North Mara. The successful candidate for this position will carry out assigned Metallurgical tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies.

The position will report to the Plant - Metallurgical. This is a permanent role, with the work roster being Six weeks on Three weeks off.


  • Ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all employees.
  • Ensure gold recovery targets are met or exceeded in a safe and efficient manner by analyzing production trends, developing & optimizing metallurgical KPIs and providing systems by which these parameters can be monitored by the process operations team.
  • Execute & report on metallurgical test programs and assist with the implementation & introduction of process metallurgical changes within the plant.
  • Develop an operational knowledge of unit processes and equipment within all areas of the process plant.
  • Provide technical input for department safety-training programs so that employees within other plant teams are provided with the opportunity to learn and apply skills that are aligned with the objectives of the metallurgical team and the company.
  • Identify and suggest improvement ideas to increase the safe production performance of the Processing Plant.
  • Monitoring & tracking of reagents and other consumables usage levels and compiling periodic consumption reports for plant & supply chain management.
  • Assist with team and group operational and capital budgeting exercises including forecasting.


  • Diploma in Mineral Processing Engineering, Graduate Mineral Processing will be added advantage.


  • Minimum 1 - 2 years practical work experience, including previous work experience in mining industry or laboratory is desirable.


  • Microsoft Office Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Familiar with a variety of the metallurgical fields concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot plant KPI`s and Parameter problems.
  • Safety Awareness.
  • Accident investigation.
  • Site safety procedures i.e. LOTO, Confined space, Radiations, Emergence and evacuation etc.
  • Fundamental of Business Improvement.
  • Sample collection and submission.
  • Weigh bridge operation.
  • Experience with computer application.


  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.


Applicants are invited to submit their CVs/Resumes, careful read application guidelines

  • Rename your CV in this format CV - YOUR FULL NAME
  • Indicating the role title METALLURGICAL TECHNICIAN in the subject of your email
  • Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]

If you are not contacted by Barrick - North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 21st February, 2022.

BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES! NMGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our compliance Hotline, by calling Toll-Free Number +1-877-246-5399 or through www.barrickgold.ethispoint.com.

Company Description
We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.Barrick has gold and copper mining operations and projects in 13 countries in North and South America, Africa, Papua New Guinea and Saudi Arabia. Our diversified portfolio spans many of the worlds prolific gold districts and is focused on high-margin, long-life assets.The companys shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD, and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX.

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