Processing Plant Technician
Job ID: 1015147
Vale is a pioneering mining company that works with passion to discover and transform resources into the ingredients essential to people’s daily lives. We are the world’s largest producer of nickel and iron ore, and a leading producer of copper, cobalt and precious metals. Headquartered in Brazil, Vale is a truly global company, operating on five continents.
In Canada, Vale’s primary business is nickel. In Newfoundland and Labrador, we currently operate an open pit mine and concentrator at Voisey’s Bay and a nickel processing plant at Long Harbour. These operations are part of Vale’s Base Metals business and are supported by the corporate office in Toronto, Ontario and offices in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Our Vale Newfoundland and Labrador Operation is currently seeking:
Processing Plant Technician(s)
We have built a team of women and men to operate, maintain & improve our nickel processing plant, along with the processes and systems used to run it — a team that places safety and efficiency at the forefront of all our business decisions.
We have a team of Processing Plant Technicians who operate, maintain and improve our nickel processing plant daily. In addition to the core work of safely and efficiently, operating the plant to produce a quality nickel product, our Technicians take a direct role in maintaining and improving the equipment and processes they use every day. In this way, Technicians are also business partners, involved in the decisions and actions that keep our business sustainable and competitive: maximizing plant reliability; reinforcing adherence to health, safety and environmental protection standards; carrying out administrative functions; and minimizing costs.
The Long Harbour Operations’ innovative organizational design sees Technicians executing these responsibilities through consensus-based decision-making, evaluating each approach and outcome based on the needs of the business, the team, and the individual. The company provides structure for, and expectations around these decisions, by establishing clear boundaries and ensuring defined procedures, regulations and policies are in place. The resulting workplace culture fosters teamwork and empowerment that makes Long Harbour Operations a great place to work and will create and maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Our work environment is constantly evolving and there is an expectation that employees will continuously strengthen their knowledge, skills and abilities, while motivating and supporting each other to develop as a high-performance team.
Long Harbour Operations is a 24/7 operation. Located in Long Harbour, the shift requirement for this role will be a rotating 12-hour shift.
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For more information please visit our website at www.valejobs.ca.
Vale is an equal opportunity employer.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Thursday, June 13th, 2019