Newmont Mining Corporation Currently Staffing 2018

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13 Sep, 2018

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.

Newmont’s Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Ghana to annually replace gold reserves. Newmont Africa also has early-stage exploration programs in the African countries of Ethiopia and Morocco.

Our Africa operations employ approximately 5,900 employees and contractors, with the majority working at the Ahafo Mine. We offer an unparalleled blend of opportunity and career satisfaction with all the benefits you would expect from a global company. This, combined with our growth opportunities, makes Newmont a great company to work.

Our Akyem and Ahafo mines have made significant sustainable community development investments in our host communities. These include establishing Development Funds at our Akyem and Ahafo operational areas with each mine contributing US$1 per ounce of gold sold and 1% of net pre-tax annual profit into its community development fund.

The only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index, Newmont in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont’s industry leading performance is reflected through our Africa operations’ high standards in environmental management, health and safety for our workforce and creating value and opportunity for our employees, host communities and Newmont’s shareholders.

Job Descriptions

Job Title: Metallurgical Engineer

This position has indirect supervisory responsibility in the Metallurgical section for laboratory and plant work activities performed by the Metallurgical Laboratory Assistants, National Service Personnel, Student on industrial training and contractors working for metallurgy.



This position has supervisory responsibility for the metallurgical laboratory and its functions and assists in other metallurgical functions.

Essential Duties

  • Accepts personal responsibility for health and safety of every worker under or assigned to his/her supervision
    • Manages the metallurgical laboratory and its functions and completes monthly reports
    • Conducts laboratory test work and investigations(routine & non-routine) and produces reports as appropriate
    • Produces Process Plant daily report and weekly reagents report
    • Assists in resolving problems that affect the efficiency of the CIL Plant
    • Relieves other Metallurgists when they proceed on annual leave
    • Monitors and ensures compliance with Contract Assay laboratory establishes procedures and the quality assurance methods
    • Provides technical assistance/training to plant operators, Metallurgical Assistants, National service personnel and students on attachment on sampling and other relevant plant operator functions
    • Conducts planned task observations on Metallurgical Laboratory Assistants
    • Conducts monthly audit on assay laboratory activities and report as appropriate
    • Ensures the planning and implementation of preventive maintenance programs to maximize efficiency and cost effectiveness of laboratory equipment
    • Ensures completion of follow-up and corrective actions assigned to the metallurgical and assay laboratories

Training & Experience

    • Degree in Extractive Metallurgy or equivalent
    • 3 years or more of the field of experience in metallurgical methods
    • Knowledge and understanding of statutory regulations relevant to safety and the environment of the mining industry
    • Working knowledge of budget and cost control in the process plant environment
    • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
    • Proficient in Microsoft suite

Working Conditions

The position is located at the Ahafo mine in Ghana, West Africa

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

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