Principal Mineral Processing Engineer
Montreal, QUEBEC, Canada
27d ago

CIMA+ is looking for a senior Engineer in Mineral Processing to build and lead the CIMA+ M&M group, at its Montreal Office, and to provide expertise and high quality consulting services for our clients.

The M&M group will focus in the Mineral Processing Field with particular focus on gold and iron ore; exposure to the Graphite and Ferro-

alloy Industry would be considered beneficial.

Reporting to the Industry Vice-president, your main role will be to build and lead a world-class technical team who will participate in all phases of mining projects, from conceptual and prefeasibility studies to commissioning.

As part of our Industrial group, you will be involved in the development of business opportunities through pursuit, then conceptual, pre-

feasibility, feasibility studies, detail engineering and subsequent execution phases (EP, EPC, EPCM projects).

Description :

  • Participate in the preparation and review of service offers and proposals;
  • Active Business development through your contact network and networking activities in technical and business conferences;
  • Gain access to the mineral processing industry in Quebec, Canada and North America by offering : (1) process assistance, (2) engineering for large mineral processing projects including Greenfield developments and brownfield expansions, (3) look for alliance engineering opportunities in the sector;
  • Active Leadership in the development of the M&M study group (attraction, interview, selection, integration and mentoring);
  • Lead Conceptual, Pre-feasibility and Feasibility studies, including NI-43101;
  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary engineering project teams involved in M&M studies and engineering, and assume a technical lead as needed;
  • Support the discipline lead in assessing and fixing any skill gaps related to M&M in the engineering disciplines;
  • Manage project or participate as part of a project team;
  • Plan and analyze metallurgical test work or to conduct / oversee process simulations;
  • Act as a specialist in crushing and grinding circuits including liaising with clients on a technical level;
  • Evaluate and select technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and profitability of clients operations;
  • Develop flowsheets;
  • Assess and audit plant processes to identify technical problems / limitations while developing cost effective technical and operational solutions to solve these issues with respect to the equipment, equipment modifications or process modifications;
  • Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system;
  • Responsible for personal safety and safe working practices, understand and follow OH&S procedures;
  • Participate and promote CIMA+ expertise in the crushing and grinding through conferences and publications.
  • Requirements :

  • University Degree in Mineral Processing or Metallurgy;
  • A minimum of 20 years’ experience in mineral processing design and operations (comminution circuits) or as a supplier of comminution equipment / services with significant commissioning and start-
  • up experience. Preference will be given to candidates with plant and operational experience, and those who have an understanding of complex ore deposits;
  • Specific fields of expertise required include : comminution circuit audits, debottlenecking and optimization of crushing and grinding circuits;
  • Meet the NI-43 101 definition of a Qualified Person;
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec;
  • Enthusiasm and proven ability for business development;
  • Rigorous, proactive, client oriented and seize opportunities when faced with a challenge;
  • Creativity and innovation when proposing solutions;
  • Gathering leadership, ability to develop, lead and mobilize a team of senior professionals;
  • Fluent in English and French ;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office software;
  • Travel to clients’ operations is required nationwide.
  • A World of Opportunities at CIMA+

    CIMA+ is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and the environment.

    We provide a full range of services in the sectors of urban infrastructure, civil engineering, environment, transportation, building, industry, energy and hydroelectricity, telecommunications, geomatics, and urban planning.

    At CIMA+ our goal is to assemble high-quality teams, which is why we always hire experts who share and enhance our standards of excellence.

    Our experts work in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and sustainable development. At CIMA+ it will be up to you to improve an ever-

    changing world. You will be involved in projects where creativity and innovation are a prerequisite. At CIMA+, your actions matter.


  • Flexible schedules, paid overtime, and the possibility of banking overtime hours
  • Simplified Employee Pension Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefit Plan
  • Sick leave and personal leave
  • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan
  • Adapted computer tools (remote computer access and smart phone)
  • On-site vaccination campaigns
  • Career path adapted to family needs
  • Social and environmental initiatives (becoming a member of the sustainable practices committee)
  • Orientation, mentoring, and learning in the work environment
  • Continuous training program
  • Career planning
  • Some of the above-mentioned benefits may vary according to employment status and job description. The masculine generic refers to both the masculine and feminine genders and is used for conciseness purposes only.

    Only applicants under consideration will be contacted further. CIMA+ applies the Equal Access Employment Program.)

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