labourer - mineral and metal processing
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Mineral Processing and Mineralogy Student
Posted on September 22, 2022
Job Title: Mineral Processing and Mineralogy Student Want to work with leading technology? Who We Are: Welcome to Vale in Canada. As a leader in the mining industry, our responsibility is to positively impact our people, communities and the environment. We value our workforce and offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.Vale is a global leader in the production of iron ore and one of the largest producers of nickel. Active in Canada for over 100 years, Vale employs nearly 6,000 people across our corporate office in Toronto and sites in Manitoba, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador. Applying the latest technologies to sustainably produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver is at the heart of what we do.With our global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and approximately 125,000 employees in over 30 countries, Vale is constantly growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution. Our Team Our corporate office, located in downtown Toronto serves as the headquarters for the global Base Metals business, providing support to all our Base Metals operations. In Mississauga, you'll find Vale's Base Metals Technology Development team; a group of highly trained engineers and scientists working to improve Vale's competitive edge and support its growth strategies by coming up with safer and more environmentally responsible technology. The Opportunity We are currently seeking 2 Mineral Processing and Mineralogy Students to join our Vale Base Metals Technology team in Mississauga. This is a 12-month fixed-term from January - December 2023.The successful applicant may support all work done for exploration, ore evaluation, process development, operations, and marketing. This covers the whole range of tests, from chemical assaying and mineralogy to mineral separation and grinding. The Technology and Innovation Centre supports our operations in Brazil, Manitoba, Ontario, and Newfoundland/Labrador. Work may include support at operations or on the mineral processing mini-pilot plant. Key Responsibilities The health and safety of yourself and of your co-workers are paramount. You are responsible for following all company procedures and protocols.Support for the collection of chemical assays, metallurgical, and mineralogical data during work in the chemical assay labs, mineral separation labs, or mineralogy labs.Froth flotation testing to determine mill recovery from ores.Comminution testing to determine hardness and grindability of ore and host rocks. About You Working towards a diploma or degree in a science, engineering, technology, or related field.Effective written and verbal communications.Self-organization skills and a goal-oriented personality.A great colleague and teammate.Able to do moderately physical work including lifting to 15kg and standing for extended periods. How can Vale grow your career? Competitive salaryAttractive pension and benefits (company paid core coverage, flex health and dental coverage, flex accounts, disability plans and optional insurances)Leave for all of life's reasons (vacation, flex, sick, top up for maternity/parental)Flexible work arrangementsWork culture dedicated to safety, diversity & inclusion, and career growthGrow your career in a large and global company, and mining industry leaderEmployee Family Assistance ProgramOnline training and career development opportunities Difference Makes All the Difference At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientati
- LocationMississauga, ON
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