Laboratory Technologist Metallurgy
SGS SA
Lakefield, Ontario, Canada
37d ago

Business Line : SGS Minerals- Metallurgical

Reporting to : Laboratory Supervisor

About SGS :

Make an impact with SGS! With more than 95,000 employees and 2,400 offices and laboratories across the world, SGS is a silent force working hard behind the scenes to deliver quality and integrity to businesses across nine industries.

As the world’s leader in providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, Forbes ranked SGS as one of the world’s top multinationals and the Dow Jones has also recognized SGS for its sustainability processes.

In Canada, SGS employs over 2,000 team members across 70 locations.

A day in the life of an SGS Laboratory Technologist :

  • Use an applied approach in performing moderate technological functions within laboratory or pilot plant operations.
  • Design, develop, test, install and operates equipment and systems.
  • Conduct applied research and experimental testing.
  • Compile and analyze data, and prepare reports.
  • Receive, inspect, sort and label client samples.
  • Metallurgical lab activities, data collection and test work programs for ore / concentrate processing.
  • Accurate data input, documentation, observation and analysis of metallurgical testing.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment or components.
  • Calibrate and set up equipment prior to analysis.
  • Ideal Candidate :

  • A post secondary education (three-year diploma) in a Science related program (Chemistry, Metallurgical Engineering Technology, etc.) is required.
  • Experience in a laboratory setting is required. Experience in metallurgical processes (grinding, gravity separation, cyanidation, acid leaching, precipitation, solvent extraction, ion-
  • exchange etc.) would be an asset.

  • Good hand / eye coordination when handling samples and various equipment.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
  • Incumbents must be proficient in using various types of computer software (Word, Excel. PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Proven effective time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both verbal and written communication. This includes grammar and composition for report writing duties.
  • Additional Information :

    SGS Canada is an equalopportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility byproviding accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiringprocess.

    Accommodations are available onrequest for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

    Please note that candidatesapplying for Canadian job openings should be authorized to work in Canada.

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