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Senior Specialist Engineer

Vale Base Metals
Toronto, ON, CAN
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Full Time

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Who We Are:

Welcome to Vale. Our purpose is to improve life and transform the future. Together. We value our workforce and strive to offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.

Vale Base Metals is one of the world's largest producers of high-quality nickel and an important producer of copper and responsibly sourced cobalt. With headquarters in Toronto, Canada, and operations in Newfoundland & Labrador,
Ontario, Manitoba, UK, Indonesia, and Brazil, we are delivering the critical building blocks for a cleaner, greener future.

Applying the latest technologies to sustainably mine the critical minerals that power electric vehicles, build renewable.
energy solutions and help develop life-saving medical equipment is at the heart of what we do.

We invite you to be part of our evolution. growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Senior Specialist Engineer, Project Systems to join our Project Technical Services team in the Studies & Engineering Group in Toronto. This is a permanent position.

In this position you will be expected to:
  • Support project technical services and project engineering governance in the development, maintenance, and improvement of project engineering and management processes, procedures, systems, tools, and techniques in Vale Base Metals (VBM) Studies and Engineering group, for global deployment across Portfolios and Programs. This may include but not be limited to procedures for management of the SPE (technical and non-technical project norms, procedures, templates, practices)
  • Support project engineering governance in the research, development and/or implementation of new processes and technologies in response to current and anticipated needs of business units and growth projects by applying in-depth technical expertise.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and updating of the Technical Standards
  • Support knowledge management and training programs
  • Support coordination of design reviews (including integrated 3D engineering)
  • Support development and maintenance of value engineering processes, procedures, systems, and tools in Vale Base Metals projects, and coordination of value engineering reviews

Key Responsibilities
  • Provides technical direction on Critical Control performance criteria, audit Critical Control performance, and address performance issues as required.
  • Responsible for scoping capital projects required to meet production requirements and control risk in their area of responsibility. Responsible to provide technical direction to start-up of these projects.
  • Maintains awareness of best-in-class process technology development and makes recommendations for assessment for potential adoption in Base Metals operations; foster and maintain network of contacts with technology and equipment vendors, engineering companies, universities, and other technical institutions.
  • Provide technical direction on process and equipment operational parameters required to meet plant production plan as a result of changing feed grades and feed sources.
  • Support development of tools and techniques to measure and monitor performance, and ensure sustainability of process and/or technology changes after implementation.
  • Provide mentoring, training, and coaching to a very high standard to colleagues and operations
  • Ensure the applicable regulations and policies are understood and followed with respect to safety, health, and environment.

About You

Education & experience
  • Bachelors degree in any Engineering discipline.
  • P.Eng. is required.
  • Over 10 years of relevant experience

How can Vale grow your career?
  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive 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 arrangements
  • Work culture dedicated to safety, diversity & inclusion, and career growth.
  • Grow your career in a large and global company, and mining industry leader.
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Online 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 critical to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender,
nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal.
opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Grade: F2T

Apply by: June 24, 2024



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