16 Feb 2022

Senior Metallurgist at North Mara Gold Mine Limited

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Job Description

North Mara Gold Mine Limited

North Mara Gold Mine Limited is seeking to recruit a Senior Metallurgist to join North Mara team. The successful candidate for this position will carry out assigned metallurgical tasks within the guidelines of Company Standard Operating Procedures and Best Practice as well as other assigned tasks within the range of competencies.

The position will report to Superintendent – Metallurgical. This is a permanent role, with the work roster being six weeks on and three weeks off.


Ensure a healthy and safe working environment for all employees.
Supervise activities aimed at achieving metallurgical efficiency on the processing plant;
Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly metallurgical accounting report;
Design and conduct metallurgical investigations on pit ore;
Develop and oversee test programmes and assist in implementing results to enhance plant performance
Monitor and optimize process plant reagents and consumables;
Compile and interpret statistical data for reporting;
Supervise to conduct inspections and schedule audits at the Process Plant and related facilities, and at relevant contractor’s work areas;
Supervise metallurgical inventory otherwise refer to as Gold in Circuit Survey;
Promote safety and safe work practices;
Train and provide training opportunities to Metallurgical staff to ensure they perform effectively;
Perform any other related duties assigned from time to time by supervisor;
Prepare periodic reports and close out corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.

BSC in Metallurgy or Mineral Processing Engineering
Troubleshooting by visual inspection as well as utilizing trends from the SCADA system.
Gold room operation and smelting
Plant technical equipment calibration and management
Metallurgical Accounting and Reconciliation.
Plant optimization and Process control
Plant Mass balance
Budget Preparation
Advanced Excel Knowledge, functional and condition formula
Data analysis for metal balancing – Check in –Check Out
Sample management, preparation and analysis
Heap Leaching Knowledge


5 to 7 years’ experience as a Metallurgist, operating and maintaining gold recovery plants.
Intensive leach experience CIL /CIP Gold Plant.
Flotation Process – Copper Gold Concentrates.

Good communication skills.
A working knowledge of appropriate software programs that will facilitate the reporting and control aspects of the project. These include Word, advanced Excel, and Microsoft Project, Pronto and Access or other database software and Outlook.
Effective communication skill – English speaking and writing.
Good interpretation skills – Data analysis.
Organizational, Time Management and Leadership Skills.
Team Leadership and Supervision skills.
Report Writing.
Problem solving Skills.


A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.


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Method of Application

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME Indicating the role title “SENIOR METALLURGIST” in the subject of your email Send your application via e-mail to: [email protected] If you are not contacted by Barrick – North Mara Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 21st February, 2022.

BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES! NMGML does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately to our compliance Hotline, by calling Toll-Free Number +1-877-246-5399 or through www.barrickgold.ethispoint.com.

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