Corporate Director, Metallurgy
Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited
Toronto, ON


At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.


We value you – your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.


When hiring we look at your credentials, but what about ours? The Harvard Business Review ranks Agnico Eagle as one of the world’s 100 best-performing companies; we are included in the FTSE4Good Index, which ranks companies on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance; and have been recognized as one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada.

We employ over 9,000 people worldwide, with operations that span the globe. Our people enjoy exciting international careers as miners, geologists, environmental managers, financial analysts, community advisors and so much more. We operate with the highest performance standards, with minimum environmental impacts, and within accepting communities.
We are committed to developing the next generation of leaders as we enter one of the most exciting periods of growth in Agnico Eagle’s history. Will you join our team?

In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Agnico Eagle Mining (AEM) is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, for candidates participating in the recruitment process.

As a member of the corporate Business Strategy & Technical Services Group, the Corporate Director - Metallurgy will provide strategic leadership in the development and implementation of metallurgical and mineral processing operations best practices to limit operational and HSEC (Health, Safety, Environment and Community) risks, while providing guidance in the pursuit of continuous performance improvement company-wide.

As a member of the Technical Corporate Team (TCT), the incumbent will act as a guardian of technical risk, providing metallurgical process support and process guidance to both operations and project development at various stages of project evaluation ensuring the organization both meets and exceeds specific and overall milling performances.

The incumbent will work closely with regional management and technical services across the organization.

Ensure AEM Standards and best practices are implemented, followed and disseminated company-wide;

Support the Budget / LOM / ELOM processes performing technical and financial reviews of each operational site’s plans and strategy, creating value for AEM;

Participate in the development of a medium- and long-term strategic plan for process and milling optimization including benchmarking activities;

Provide guidance on metallurgical best practices;

Perform site visits as required (3-4 visits per site, per year);

Proactively identify innovative research and metallurgical development programs;

Ensure proper metallurgical accounting practices are in place;

Contribute to project evaluation at various reviews go / no-go stages;

Ensure best practices are implemented related to Gold Security;

Provide expertise and participate in review committees for project evaluation and studies;

Additional duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree in either Metallurgical / Mineral Processing /Chemical Engineering;

Strong metallurgical background and 10-15 years of operating experience;

Project development experience is an asset;

Fluent in English;
A motivated self-starter with good analytical, problem solving, planning and decision-making and influencing skills;

Committed to the highest safety and environmental standards and the application of relevant legislation, codes and company standards;

Agility with financial concepts and calculations such as required by various studies levels;

Consensus builder and team worker;

Experience in a leadership role;

Strong communication skills;
Experience working with precious metals;

Knowledge of French and Spanish language, written and spoken, an asset;

Availability to travel internationally to Agnico’s Operations.

Job: Metalurgy
Primary Location: Ontario-Toronto
Organization: Agnico Eagle Mines
Schedule: Full-time
Shift Schedule: 5/2
Employment Type Code: Salaried
Posting End Date: Jul 31, 2019, 10:59:00 PM