Amec Foster Wheeler Principal Metallurgist in Oakville, Ontario

Amec Foster Wheeler is a focused supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services to the world's oil and gas, mining, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of over C$9 billion, Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs over 36,000 people in around 50 countries worldwide. Find a company with a progressive culture that makes it stand out from the crowd – one that delivers excellence to its customers by believing in its people, never compromising on safety and always acting with integrity.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s Mining & Metals business performs EPCM services for many of the world’s leading mining companies and is executing several world-class mining projects on five continents.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s Mining & Metals business currently has an opportunity for a lead role in our Oakville, Ontario engineering office for a Principal Metallurgist reporting to the Oakville Engineering Operations Manager. This role will require a senior process engineer with international gold experience and well-established professional relationships in the eastern Canada market. Knowledge of base metal milling and flotation and concentration is desirable. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the metallurgy and process engineering offerings of our Oakville office.

Key Responsibilities

As a key part of Amec Foster Wheeler’s process strategy for eastern Canada, you will:

  • Ensure value and quality in the process component of our proposals, staffing and execution for engineering projects

  • Provide expert input in metallurgy and process technology to our engineering studies

  • Advise process engineering teams on the correct fit-for-purpose approach in process studies and engineering

  • Achieve a process-centric approach to process engineering

  • Seek innovation in process technology as applied to our clients’ engineering studies

  • Participate in projects and achieve at least 70% utilization as a technical lead, senior advisor or peer reviewer

  • Actively support business development through participation in professional conferences, direct business development activities and client relationship building

  • Build a process quality brand in Amec Foster Wheeler driven by a focus on value, innovation and process-centric engineering

  • Travel to projects and operations frequently

  • Minimum 15 years experience in diverse roles in consulting and / or EPCM project environments

  • Minimum 10 years experience in leadership roles in process engineering

  • Established professional connections in the eastern Canada process market

  • Knowledge and experience in gold metallurgy, including milling and cyanide leach, heap leach and pressure oxidation or roasting

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, coaching and collaboration skills

Amec Foster Wheeler offers excellent salaries and benefits as well as the opportunity to contribute to major, complex projects around the world.

If you are an experienced leader in consulting and EPCM environments with strong management expertise in process technology, shape your future with Amec Foster Wheeler.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2016-14251

Name: Staff / Permanent