Processing Manager

Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
May 13, 2022
May 27, 2022
Full Time
If you thrive on challenge and collaboration, Barrick offers opportunities on a global scale. Our remarkable people have made us the leading gold mining company, and we're looking for more people to join our team-people who are motivated, energetic, eager to learn and grow. We make it a priority to support the aspirations of every individual, with international opportunities, ongoing training and development, and first-class benefits.

Williams Operating Corporation - Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

Processing Manager

Position Description:

The Processing Manager is accountable for all processing and surface project delivery including process operations, metallurgy, laboratories, and other related surface works. As a key member of the site leadership team working interactively with other managers to develop our people, carry out the company's internal control, budgeting and, to ensure a safe, productive, and cost-effective operation.


  • Provide visible safety leadership in line with our value of creating a Zero Harm Workplace
  • Ensure that adequate safety standards, procedures and methods of work are being maintained consistent with company, federal, and state regulations.
  • Prepare annual operating and capital budgets, forecasts, and life of mine plans.
  • Maintain cost control and improvement actions to deliver on budget commitments.
  • Manage, train, coach, and develop the processing teams to develop and improve operational performance
  • Deliver capital and operational improvement projects including plant improvements, tails facility expansion and other site surface projects
  • Coordinate activities with other department managers to ensure integration throughout the operation including mining, geology, maintenance, environmental, exploration, finance, & HR.
  • Maintain open communications with onsite and offsite personnel including internal and external experts, and Barrick executive.


  • Bachelor of Applied Science or Engineering degree in Metallurgy, Minerals or Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline.
  • Minimum ten (10) years progressive operational/management experience in a process environment in mining or other related industry
  • Experience in technical and operational aspects of gold processing operations.
  • Capability to lead, mentor and develop processing staff
  • Competence in mine economics, evaluation techniques and budgeting
  • Knowledge of Canadian/American Engineering standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization.
  • Continuous improvement and project management skills.
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.

What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including competitive bonuses, benefits, pension, and company match share purchase plan.
  • A progressive career path including global opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Access to a global network of highly qualified professionals for exchanging knowledge and ideas, building skills, and sharing experiences
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Barrick

Our mission is to be the world's most valued gold and copper mining business by finding, developing, and owning the best assets, with the best people, to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners. At Barrick today, we are all owners. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

By joining Barrick, you'll be a valuable member of a friendly, diverse, and high-achieving team of more than 10,000 people around the globe. Barrick has mining operations and projects in a number of different countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United States, and Zambia.

At Barrick, we are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

About Hemlo

Hemlo has produced more than 21 million ounces of gold and has been operating continuously for more than 30 years. It consists of the Williams mine operation, including an underground mine, and 4mtpa gold processing facility. Hemlo is located about 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario on Highway 17. Situated nearby the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior, Hemlo works closely with our Indigenous communities of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg and the townships of Marathon, Manitouwadge and White River. An area of extensive natural beauty for all outdoor pursuits from hiking in national and state parks, all types of water sports, hunting, fishing, and camping.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.