Process Engineer

Workforce Inc.

Our client is the leading fully integrated North American Talc producer with a 100+ year operating history, is looking for a Process Engineer to join their team.

Their products are used globally by leading, blue-chip organizations, to enhance performance in a variety of industrial applications in key markets including polymers, paints & coatings, pharmaceutical, building products and more.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role will fully support health, safety, environmental and quality (HSEQ) programs by participating in their implementation, maintenance, and enforcement as well as compliance with corporate programs and policies. Including interacting with Mill Managers, supervisors, other Production Team members, maintenance, and the Technical Department, to investigate and implement ways to improve operations.


· Perform metallurgical investigations and balances.

· Provide process engineering support to the concentrator.

· Ensure that process decisions are made based on data and engineering principles.

· Monitor the process and make recommendations for optimization.

· Lead process modification projects

· Lead and execute site continuous improvement projects in support of site objectives.

· Challenge the status quo with new ideas and concepts.

· Prepare justifications for capital projects and coordinate the completion of projects via in-house maintenance staff and/or outside contractors.

· Ability to provide Contractor Management oversight as required for Capital Projects and smaller Plant Projects.

· Able to compile and present detailed data and Project Management information to keep superiors updated with critical project activity.

· Provide appropriate management team with reports and recommendations for improving existing processes, installing new processes or technologies, and making new products.

· Develop and transfer process technology from concept to production and ensure successful plant commissioning of process technology.

· Develop process design basis and select unit operations. Prepare process flow and piping and instrumentation diagrams.

· Provide guidance, training, and support to operators.

· Follow the company guidelines to ensure Intellectual Property is protected.

· Provide process engineering support to the concentrator.

· Ensure that process decisions are made based on data and engineering principles.

· Monitor the process and make recommendations for optimization, Lead process modification projects

· Perform other duties as assigned.


· Bachelor’s degree in metallurgy, materials engineering, chemical engineering, or equivalent mineral processing engineering related degree.

· 1-5 years of relevant work experience in mineral processing or mining fields

· Proficiency and practical experience with basic mineral processing techniques, including froth flotation, magnetic separation, crushing and grinding, etc.

· Demonstrated ability to design and optimize processes.

· Strong practical engineering and troubleshooting skills with desire to work hands-on.

· Familiarity with laboratory work.

· Strong organizational and planning skills. Able to manage multiple and competing priorities and prioritize tasks appropriately. Project management skills desirable.

· Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Outlook). Experience with Microsoft SharePoint desirable.

· Familiarity with Pi, HMI, Factory Talk, MiniTab and CAD

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to work flexible hours when required.

· Ability to work to deadlines in a safe manner.

· Willingness for occasional travel to other work sites (less than 10%).


Competitive salary, bonus, comprehensive benefits, defined pension plan, daily travel allowance to site.


Calstone Search is the permanent search division of Workforce Inc. successfully supporting companies with their recruitment needs with a core focus on talent in the natural resources and heavy industries.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $85,000.00-$100,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Extended health care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Timmins, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Mineral Processing or Mining: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driver’s License (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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