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Senior Mill Metallurgist

Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.


Wesdome Gold Mines has had over 30 years of continuous gold mining operations in Canada.  The Company is 100% Canadian focused with a pipeline of projects in various stages of development.  The Company’s strategy is to build Canada’s next intermediate gold producer, producing 200,000+ ounces from two mines in Ontario and Quebec.  The Eagle River Complex in Wawa, Ontario is currently producing gold at the Eagle River Underground Mine.  Wesdome started production at the Kiena Complex in Val d’Or, Quebec in December 2022. The Company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “WDO”.


Reporting to the Mill Superintendent, the Senior Metallurgist will play a significant role in promoting the development of technical expertise within the mill operations, as well as promoting Health and Safety in the workplace and compliance with company policies, working with the mill operations, maintenance, and electrical departments to ensure smooth and efficient process operation, and identifying and promoting continuous plant improvements to achieve and surpass metallurgical targets; and reduce operating costs.

Accountabilities and duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Provide day to day technical metallurgical support and coaching to mill operations.
  • Evaluate metallurgical performance, set operating targets, develop, and conduct plant survey and test work programs to improve mill performance.
  • Review and update process mass and water balances.
  • Prepare daily, and monthly metallurgical reports; and manage mill month end reporting requirements.
  • Manage mill grinding media and reagent inventory.
  • Develop, review and implement mill operating procedures.
  • Update PFDs, review process control strategies and narratives.
  • Identify and participate in mill improvement projects.
  • Participate in the development of yearly production, opex and capex budgets.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with cross shift metallurgist to ensure continuous operational support.
  • Participate in training programs (i.e. surface common core).
  • Physically capable of carrying/lifting materials, walking/climbing stairs daily. 


  • University degree in Chemical/Metallurgical Engineering from an accredited program.
  • P.Eng. designation or in the process of obtaining designation would be an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent organizational, time management and office management skills.
  • Self-motivator, problem solver and team player.

Location and Logistics of the Role

  • This position is located at our Eagle River Mine location near Wawa, ON;
  • In this role, you will work a 14 days in / 14 days out schedule and therefore you will have meals and accommodations provided at our camp;

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position.
However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Wesdome prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer committed to responsible mining practices and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or Aboriginal status.

Wesdome is committed to accessibility for people with disabilities. We will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodations, please contact us at Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. - People & Careers - Accessibility

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the “Act”), Wesdome is committed to hosting and maintaining an accessible environment.

To be eligible for this position, you must be legally permitted to work in Canada without any additional sponsorship support from Wesdome.

Contact Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.

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